Disney Announces New Star Wars Slate, Including One Movie From Wonder Woman Director Patty Jenkins
Most of it are bound for Disney+.
A Star Wars movie from Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkin and the return of Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader are among the highlights revealed during Disney’s Investor Day on Thursday (Dec 10).
At the presentation, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy outlined the Star Wars line-up in various stages of development, of which two are features and the rest are Disney+ series. To date, Disney — which acquired the franchise from George Lucas in 2012 — has released five Star Wars feature films and one Disney+ series The Mandalorian.
Here’s a rundown of what’s coming from a galaxy far, far away…
Wonder Woman helmer Patty Jenkin will direct this movie following the fight pilots Star Wars universe. It’s slated for Christmas 2023.
Currently in development with Thor: Ragnarok director Taiki Waititi. "Get ready for an unforgettable ride!" Disney cryptically tweeted.
/ The Mandalorian
Season 3 is coming Dec 2021.
A Rogue One prequel series focusing on Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor. Currently in production, it will debut in 2022.
Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen will be back as Obi-Wan Kenbobi and Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, respectively in this spin-off series set 10 years after the events of Revenge of the Sith.
A limited series about Lando Calrissan from Dear White People creator Justin Simien. The character was originally played by Billy Dee Williams (The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker) and later Donald Glover (Solo).
Female-centric mystery-thriller series set in the final days of the High Republic era from Russian Doll creator Lesley Headland.
/Star War: The Bad Batch
Animated follow-up to the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
/ Star Wars: Visions
An anthology collection of short films set in the Star Wars universe from 10 different Japanese anime creators. Set to debut in 2021.