ABC is looking to bring a live action show based in the Star Wars universe to television.
Responding to a question regarding whether she wanted such a program, ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey said, “Oh, as a fan, I would absolutely love to say ‘Yes.'”
Then she went on to reveal that ABC has been in talks with Lucasfilm about that very thing. “The conversations with Lucas,” she said, “we have had conversations with them and will continue to have conversations with them. I think it would be wonderful if we could find a way to extend that brand into our programming.”
Dungey was speaking at the Television Critics Association summer press tour in California where she stressed the secrecy of the talks. “It’s all a little bit hush-hush,” she said. “That company exists under a big shroud of secrecy. If you feel Marvel’s secretive, [Lucasfilm] takes it to a whole other level.”
She added, “[Talks] are ongoing. We don’t have an official timeline yet.”SuperFable