John Williams is going to finish something that he had started. The iconic composer who has done the score for all the eight Star Wars Episodes from 1977 to 2017’s movie The Last Jedi, told Variety that he would come back to write the soundtrack for the Episode IX of Star Wars. Williams had earlier worked with J.J. Abrams on the 2015 movie The Force Awakens, and the duo will once again work together to finish the sequel trilogy.
“As for his future with “Star Wars” movies, Williams confirms that he told director J.J. Abrams that he will do Episode IX next year. “I would very much like to complete that,” he says.”
However, before starting his work on Episode IX, Williams is going to create a new Han Solo theme to be used in the upcoming Solo: A Star Wars Story, scheduled to release in May. Williams is going to compose the theme which he will hand over to John Powell who will write the remaining parts of the score.
Star Wars: Episode IX will premiere on December 20th, 2019.