The next Star Wars will be John Williams last for the veteran composer

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Star Wars composer John Williams has announced the next episode of the saga will be his last, leaving a vacuum in the force.

In an interview with radio station KUSC, the 86-year-old veteran – who has scored all the main Star Wars films since the original in 1977 – said Episode IX will be his last.

” We know JJ Abrams is preparing one now that I will hopefully do next year for him,” he said.

” I look forward to it, and we’ll round out a series of nine that will be quite enough for me.”

With a staggering 51 Oscar nominations, Williams is one of the most-nominated individuals of all time – second only to Walt Disney.

Who could fill in his shoes after this trilogy wraps up?

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