Rian Johnson expanding 'Star Wars' for new trilogy

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - As “Star Wars” fans gear up for “The Last Jedi,” the anticipated next installment in the Skywalker series, its star and writer-director shed some light on how the franchise was mapping a future beyond the beloved characters. FILE PHOTO: Director Rian Johnson poses for a portrait while promoting the movie "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" in Los Angeles, California, U.S. on December 3, 2017. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni/File PhotoRian Johnson, writer-director of “The Last Jedi,” will...