Star Wars is in a really bizarre place proper now. Disney has already accomplished its personal Skywalker trilogy and closed that e-book on that story, however there are nonetheless tons of Star Wars projects which are someplace on their solution to theaters and streaming, with Disney teasing much more at its 2022 D23 expo.
Disney’s upcoming Star Wars lineup stretches as far into the previous because the Excessive Republic and should even move the Skywalker Saga on the timeline at some point. There are reveals about new characters and old favorites, and loads of reveals to assist us higher perceive the occasions of 1 Star Wars film or one other. And whereas some don’t have formal launch dates but, there’s already trailers for them, like Mandalorian season 3. As for brand spanking new films, Disney is a little bit bit extra quiet, however there are a least a few on the very distant horizon.
With so many issues deliberate for the Star Wars universe, right here’s a have a look at all of the reveals that we all know coming to Disney Plus, the films that may arrive in theaters, and when you’ll be able to count on to see each one in every of them.
This spinoff of a spinoff will observe Cassian Andor, launched in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and the principally heroic spies of the Rise up as they undermine the Empire and plot its eventual destruction. Andor will convey again Diego Luna because the title character, alongside Stellan Skarsgård, Fiona Shaw, and Anton Valensi.
Tales of the Jedi, an animated Star Wars anthology sequence from the creators of The Clone Wars, is coming to Disney Plus on Oct. 26. The sequence might be damaged into six shorts that observe Jedis from the prequel trilogy, together with Ahsoka (who’s getting her personal present in 2023), Anakin Skywalker, Rely Dooku, Qui-Gon Jinn, Yoda, Mace Windu, and extra. The anthology sequence will characteristic Liam Neeson might be returning as Qui-Gon, in addition to Ashley Eckstein, who voiced Ahsoka within the prior animated initiatives.
The animated sequence The Bad Batch is coming again for a second season at the start of 2023 with a two-episode premiere. The exploits of the Clone Pressure 99 are anticipated to straight observe the tip of season 1.
This sequence will observe Rosario Dawson’s Ahsoka Tano, nevertheless it’s not precisely clear the place the story may take her. We do know that the sequence will embody Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader, so it’s very possible a prequel to the occasions of The Mandalorian and Book of Boba Fett — since Vader is lifeless by then — however that’s about all we all know, and it’s nonetheless only a guess. However as of Sept. 2022, Ezra Bridger will be there, performed by Eman Esfandi.
Technically, season 2 of The Mandalorian occurred all the best way again in 2020, however you would be forgiven for forgetting contemplating that The Book of Boba Fett was principally Mandalorian season 2.5. However the official third season is on the best way to provide us extra adventures with Grogu and Din Djarin.
The truth that this film is directed by Taika Waititi and co-written by Waititi and Krysty Wilson-Cairns (1917) is a complete checklist of the issues we really find out about it. Waititi stated in the summertime of 2021 that the film has a narrative — is smart — and that in any other case it’s nonetheless being written. As for when it would happen, or come out, we’ll simply have to attend and see. With Rogue Squadron getting moved again, Waititi’s film would be the first Star Wars film set to hit theaters since Rise of Skywalker.
Maybe the upcoming Star Wars film of which we all know essentially the most, Star Wars: Rogue Squadron might be directed by Patty Jenkins (Marvel Lady), who described her want to show it into the “biggest fighter pilot film of all time.” Whereas this film was initially slated for launch in December 2023, scheduling conflicts led to a delay and pushed the film off of Disney’s calendar for that 12 months. Nonetheless since then, Jenkins as reportedly moved a number of issues round in an effort to focus more on Rogue Squadron and the upcoming Marvel Lady 3.
This Star Wars sequence might be set within the later days of the High Republic the place the Darkish Aspect of the Pressure begins to search out its footing. Created by Russian Doll creator Leslye Headland, The Acolyte might be a thriller sequence that’s all a couple of new and secret energy rising from the Darkish Aspect.
The top of Disney’s Golden Goose, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Kevin Feige can be set to attempt to convey his success to Star Wars someday sooner or later, however we don’t know when or if it’s going to even occur. Kathleen Kennedy’s final replace on the topic got here in a Vanity Fair story from Might, when she stated, “I’d like to see what film he may give you. […] However proper now, no, there isn’t something particularly.”