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There's been no march forward on the project, and as Deadline notes, Benioff and Weiss are now set to write and produce a new series of "Star Wars" films. The daunting task presumably leaves little time to develop other projects.
"We are honored by the opportunity, a little terrified by the responsibility, and so excited to get started as soon as the final season of Game of Thrones is complete," the two said in a joint statement regarding the new "Star Wars" gig.
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