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.
/ Untitled Star Wars Movie
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.
/Rangers of the New Republic
Two direct The Mandalorian spin-offs from Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni. In Ahsoka, Rosario Dawson will play the titular fan-favourite character.
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.
Hayden Christensen returns as Darth Vader, joining Ewan McGregor in OBI-WAN KENOBI. The Original Series begins 10 years after the dramatic events of Revenge of the Sith, and is coming to #DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/9WR2npRUkk— Star Wars (@starwars) December 10, 2020
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.
Star Wars: Visions, an Original Series of animated short films, celebrates the @StarWars galaxy through the lens of the world’s best Japanese anime creators. Coming in 2021 to @DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/syUmiL7SdI— Disney (@Disney) December 10, 2020
/A Droid Story
An animated series about R2-D2 and C-3PO, from Lucasfilm Animation and Industrial Light & Magic.
Disney+ will be launched in Singapore on Feb 23, 2021.
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