Prior to the release of Solo, the outlet claimed that Logan writer/director James Mangold was developing a Boba Fett film, which Lucasfilm had teased years ago with Chronicle and Fantastic Four director Josh Trank attached.
Although those figures aren't bad compared to other movies at the same budget, Rogue One - the only other Star Wars Story to make it to movie theaters - opened at $155 million, almost double Solo, and pulled in $424 million domestically in a month.
Given Solo's poor performance - not to mention the hugely divisive reception to Star Wars: The Last Jedi - it certainly shouldn't come as too much of a surprise that Disney and Lucasfilm are looking to take stock of their handling of the franchise. For comparison's sake, Rogue One opened to $155 million and had grossed $424 million domestic by Week 4.
With the next wave of LEGO Star Wars sets launching on August 1, some of the products will be based on the recently released Solo: A Star Wars Story. Abrams and Rian Johnson, Solo went head-to-head with a slew of summer blockbusters in May, opening mere weeks after box office juggernauts Avengers: Infinity War and Deadpool 2.
This absolutely doesn't mean we're not getting more Star Wars though.
The next Star Wars film, Episode IX, is due out in theaters December 20, 2019. Phil Lord and Christopher Miller were fired in the middle of shooting "Solo", with Ron Howard taking over.
It's also not known whether the next trilogy of Star Wars films to hit the screen will be the one being developed by The Last Jedi writer/director Rian Johnson or the one that has been assigned to Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss - or something yet to be announced.
We'll tell you more as it emerges.