Just minutes after it was announced that director Gareth Edwards is directing the first Star Wars Spin-Off, Legendary Pictures CEO Thomas Tull released a statement that confirms the filmmaker is still on board to direct the Godzilla sequel, which was put into development this week.

"Gareth's filmmaking talent makes him one of his generation's most creative and visionary directors. The plan has always been for Gareth to direct a different film before we started on another Godzilla, but who knew it would a Star Wars installment? We have a great plan in store for Godzilla fans and I am looking forward to seeing Gareth's imprint on the Star Wars universe."
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The Hollywood Reporter reveals that the filmmaker is actually attached to Godzilla 2 and Godzilla 3, although the sequels are still in early stages of development at this time. There isn't a script in place for the sequels yet, and it isn't known if Godzilla writers Max Borenstein and Dave Callaham will be back to write the script.

Are you excited to see a sequel to Godzilla with Gareth Edwards back at the helm? Chime in with your thoughts below. Godzilla pulled in a whopping $93.1 million at the box office last weekend.