The actor apparently told the idea to creator George Lucas, who promptly rejected it.
The studio will instead focus on the Jon Favreau-produced live-action series "The Mandalorian."
"The Mandalorian" takes place between "Return of the Jedi" and "The Force Awakens."
An Obi-Wan Kenobi film is also reportedly in development.
The Force has been strong with us this week. Adam Driver and Lupita Nyong'o's "Star Wars" characters were revealed and we
The French have accused Hollywood -- and the United States by extension -- of culture imperialism from time to time but let's face it. You just can't keep good 'ol American pop culture in the armoire anymore.
It has been a lesson in futility trying to wrap my head around the idea of a series of movies based upon the origins of Star Wars characters. For the past week I've gone back and forth on this idea at least four times.
It's by far the biggest, best and most surprising entertainment news of 2012, yet still no one knows quite what to make of it: starting in 2015 we're getting a new Star Wars trilogy, beginning with Episode VII, supervised by George Lucas and produced by Disney.
My last post on the holidays made me feel guilty for a bit of writerly withholding to the readers. I apologize. I wasn't entirely forthcoming.