Dave Filoni, the accomplished director of hit series such as Avatar: The Last Airbender, The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels, and Star Wars: Bad Batch is now the Executive Creative Director of Lucasfilm.
With the new role Variety described “Filoni’s title as executive creative director captures the complicated role of overseeing both individual series and a larger storyline that weaves together several shows.”
The news of Filoni’s promotion broke via an update to the studio’s website. Filoni has actually held the position for close to a year. Filoni will be in charge of the overall story line of the growing live action Star Wars universe we first seen with the release of The Mandalorian. Cast members took to twitter to show their support to Dave and his much deserved promotion.