In the Biennale di Venezia announcement
about the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement for Hayao Miyazaki
it states, "At present, Miyazaki is planning three new films." No further details are given, it is not stated if he will be directing the films. Miyazaki had announced his retirement from directing feature length movies after Spirited Away
, but ended up directing Howl's Moving Castle
when Mamoru Hosoda
left the project.