Israeli Ram Bergman to produce ‘Star Wars’ films

Julie Wiener

(JTA) — Israeli producer Ram Bergman will make the next two “Star Wars” films.

Bergman, who moved to Hollywood from Israel in 1991, will produce “Star Wars” Episodes VIII and IX, according to the Times of Israel.

Bergman was named one of Variety magazine’s Top 10 producers to watch in 2005, the year he produced “Brick.” He also produced the 2012 film “Looper.”