March 29, 2023

A Breakdown of All of the ‘Star Wars’ Projects Announced for Disney+

During the Disney Investor Day presentation,  Kareem Daniel, Disney’s new distribution chief, stated that there are ten Star Wars series, ten Marvel series, and fifteen Disney and Pixar Animation series in development for Disney+. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy also highlighted two feature Star Wars films: Star Wars: Rogue Squadron from director Patty Jenkins, and an untitled film in development from Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi.

Little information was provided about the films, but here is what we know about the new series:

• Two The Mandalorian spin-offs: Ahsoka, starring Rosario Dawson, and The Rangers of the New Republic , both from from Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni. The three shows will crossover  in climactic story event.

Andor, a Rogue One prequel series focusing on Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor, which is set to debut on 2022.

Hayden Christensen will be reprising his role as Darth Vader in Obi-Wan Kenobi, starring Ewan McGregor. The series is set to go into production in March 2021.

.• Lando, a limited run series about Lando Calrissian from Dear White People creator Justin Simien. There’s no word if it will be live-action or animated, or if it will feature Billy Dee Williams, Donald Glover or someone new.

• “ A female-focused mystery-thriller series called The Acolyte, which will be set in the  final days of the High Republic era, from Russian Doll creator Leslye Headland.

• An animated follow up series to  Star Wars: The Clone Wars called Star Wars: The Bad Batch.

• An anthology collection of short anime films set in the Star Wars universe called Star Wars: Visions, which is set to debut in 2021.

• An R2-D2 and C-3PO  adventure series called A Droid Story, an animated series from Lucasfilm Animation. The duo previously starred in an short-lived 1985 Saturday Morning cartoon called Star Wars: Droids.





Source: Variety











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