“I don’t want to talk too much about it because I don’t want to affect the way that fans get to see these films,” he told Empire.
“When we were kids, these movies came to us from far away. They were a gift. And the more we talk about how they’re made, the more it reveals that they’re just movies. But they’re not just movies, they’re more than that.
“Beyond that, I got the opportunity to tell a story that is a celebration of everything I believe in, I got to tell it to George Lucas and I got to tell it to Luke Skywalker [played by Mark Hamill], and those are experiences I will cherish for the rest of my life.”
As well as originally being hired to direct the upcoming Star Wars movie, Trevorrow also penned the film’s first screenplay with Jurassic World’s Derek Connolly. Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’s Jack Thorne was later brought in to re-write it, but that version was also scrapped.