The Disney Investors meetings are always interesting, but yesterday was almost like a mini-D23 Expo. News and timelines for Disney+ projects were dropped at hyper-speed and, man, does the future look good for Star Wars fans. Here’s a huge list of Star Wars projects coming to Disney Plus over the next 10 years.
The Walt Disney Company’s Investor Day Event
If you are feeling overwhelmed because you couldn’t catch your breath: you are not alone.
The list of new programs and plans for the entertainment arm was HUGE.
And when it came to Marvel and Star Wars, nothing was bigger.
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announced a full slate of Disney+ series and new feature films, expanding the Star Wars galaxy in a very big way.
Here’s your list of Star Wars projects coming to Disney+ and a galaxy not so far far away.
List Of Star Wars Projects Coming To Disney Plus
After making her long-awaited, live-action debut in “The Mandalorian,” Ahsoka Tano’s story, written by Dave Filoni, will continue in a limited series, Ahsoka, starring Rosario Dawson and executive produced by Dave
Filoni and Jon Favreau.
2. Rangers of the New Republic
Set within the timeline of “The Mandalorian,” Rangers of the New Republic is a new live-action series from executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni that will intersect with future stories and culminate into a
climactic story event.
3. Andor: Star Wars Projects Coming To Disney Plus
Andor, a tense nail-biting spy thriller created by Tony Gilroy, is set to arrive on Disney+ in 2022. Diego Luna, reprising the role of rebel spy Cassian Andor from “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” will be joined by a fantastic new cast that includes Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Fiona Shaw, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller and Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma.
4. Obi-Wan Kenobi
Ewan McGregor returns in the iconic role of Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi for a special event series on Disney+.
Officially titled Obi-Wan Kenobi, the series begins 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” where he faced his greatest defeat, the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker turned evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.
The series is directed by Deborah Chow, who helmed memorable episodes of “The Mandalorian,” Season 1, and features the return of Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader.
5. Star Wars Projects Coming To Disney Plus: The Bad Batch
The Bad Batch follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War.
Members of Bad Batch—a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army—each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.
In the post-Clone War era, they will take on daring mercenary missions as they struggle to stay afloat and find new purpose. This animated series will arrive exclusively on Disney+.
6. Star Wars: Visions
The anthology collection will bring 10 fantastic visions from several of the leading Japanese anime studios, offering a fresh and diverse cultural perspective to Star Wars.
The galaxy’s favorite scoundrel, Lando Calrissian, will return in Lando, a brand-new event series for Disney+.
Justin Simien, creator of the critically-acclaimed “Dear White People” and a huge Star Wars fan, is in the early stages of developing the project.
8. The Acolyte
Leslye Headland, Emmy Award®-nominated creator of the mind-bending series “Russian Doll,” brings a new Star Wars series to Disney+ with The Acolyte.
The Acolyte is a mystery-thriller that will take viewers into a galaxy of shadowy secrets and emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era.
9. A Droid Story: Star Wars Project Coming to Disney Plus
As Lucasfilm continues to develop new stories, the intersection of animation and visual effects offers new opportunities to explore.
Lucasfilm Animation is teaming up with Lucasfilm’s visual effects team, Industrial Light & Magic, to develop a special Star Wars adventure film for Disney+, A Droid Story.
This epic journey will introduce us to a new hero, guided by legendary duo R2-D2 and C-3PO.
Willow, set decades after Ron Howard’s 1988 movie, continues the spirit of adventure, heroics and humor of the original film in this new series debuting on Disney+ in 2022.
Warwick Davis will return in the role of the great sorcerer, Willow Ufgood, with Jon Chu (director of the groundbreaking “Crazy Rich Asians”) directing the pilot.
Bonus: The Book Of Boba Fett: Confirmed
Disney+ has confirmed that the end credit scene from The Mandalorian Season 2 is indicating a full series.
Another new series from Star Wars! Man, the Force is strong with us.
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