Since the acquisition star wars in 2012, Disney massively expanded the franchise through a trilogy of sequels, spin-off films, and animated projects. As 2019 marked the end of The Skywalker Saga, the franchise continues to grow, and now star wars has found a successful home on Disney+ in the streaming world.
In a recent issue of Vanity Fair, Lucasfilm revealed plenty of details about the franchise’s future. While there are a number of films in development, a good portion of the play focused on the franchise’s move to television. Since the launch of Disney+, they have released two seasons of The Mandaloriana final season of Star Wars: The Clone Warsthe animated anthology series Star Wars: Visionsthe animated series Star Wars: The Bad Batchand more recently Boba Fett’s Book. It looks like the franchise isn’t slowing down as a number of series are still in various stages of development and are set to premiere on Disney+.
While series like lando and A droid story was previously announced, no major development has been done on them, while it looks like the series New Republic Rangers have been completely abandoned. Still, despite all of that, there was plenty of news about plenty of upcoming shows, so here’s the recap on the star wars upcoming series on Disney+ and when they will arrive, based on confirmed dates and various rumors.
Obi Wan Kenobi
The latest addition to the Star Wars franchise, Obi Wan Kenobi is a miniseries that takes place between the events of Revenge of the Sith and A new hope which sees Ewan McGregor return as Obi-Wan Kenobi, 17 years after he last played the character. Not much is known about the plot of the series, but it will feature a rematch between Kenobi and his former apprentice Anakin Skywalker (now Darth Vader), with Hayden Christensen reprising his role.
Originally conceived as a spin-off film, the premise was reworked into a series after the box office disappointment of Solo: A Star Wars Story, and is directed by Deborah Chow, who directed two episodes of The Mandalorian in the first season. The series will premiere with two episodes on May 27, 2022 and will run for six episodes before ending on June 22, 2022.
A prequel set five years earlier Rogue One: A Star Wars narrative, Andor will see Diego Luna reprise his role as the rebel spy Cassian Andor. The series will show the rebellion’s early formation and see characters like Mon Mothma and Saw Gerrera return, and given its place in the timeline as occurring consistently with the animated series. Star Wars: Rebels there could be a chance that some characters will make the jump to live action. Andor will consist of twelve episodes, the longest order for any live action star wars series, and is expected to air in late summer 2022. Andor has already been confirmed for season two, which will begin filming in late 2022.
The Mandalorian Season 3
the star wars series that kicked off the launch of Disney+, The Mandalorian is set to return to Disney+ for a third season in late 2022 or early 2023. While season two concluded in December 2020, audiences got to see the titular hero and lovable Grogu recently in Boba Fett’s Book. The next season of The Mandalorian will likely build on this series, as well as the plot points presented at the end of season two, including the Darksaber and the State of Mandalore. Since star wars The franchise has had a very big history with the month of December, as four of the five Disney-era movies were released that month and the two seasons of The Mandalorian airing during the holiday season, it is likely that season 3 will arrive at the end of 2022.
Introduced in 2008 Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated film and series as Anakin Skywalker’s apprentice, Ahsoka Tano became an escape star wars character who has become increasingly important to wider mythology, appearing in Star Wars: Rebels as one of the founders of the Rebel Alliance. The character made her first live-action appearance in The Mandalorian season two, portrayed by Rosario Dawson.
This episode acted as a sort of backdoor pilot for the next one. Ahsoka television series, which seems to resume in the continuity of Star Wars: Rebels with the character searching for Grand Admiral Thrawn. The series will also see the first live-action appearance of the character Sabine Wren, played by Natasha Liu Bordizzo, and is rumored to feature Ezra Bridger. The series is set to premiere in 2023 and with the same creative team as The Mandalorian and The Boba Fett Book, there will necessarily be a crossover with the different series.
The bad batch season 2
Disney created Star Wars: The Bad Batch in 2021 on May 4 as was one of three star wars series for Disney+ that year, alongside Star Wars: Visions and Boba Fett’s Book. The series gave audiences a glimpse into the early days of the creation of the Empire and the phasing out of the Clone Trooper program for Storm Troopers, as well as how various individuals react to the new power structure, seen through the eyes of Clone Force 99 dubbed the bad batch.
The first season ended with a hint of redemption for the Crosshair character, as well as laying the groundwork for Palpatine’s cloning process seen in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Season two was originally supposed to air in 2022, but no updates were made, and while that’s still a possibility given the other three star wars series scheduled for release, it could be postponed to 2023.
Produced and written by playwright Leslye Headland (who later co-created the Netflix series Russian doll), The Acolyte is a prequel series to the entire franchise and is set 100 years before the events of Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. The Acolyte will explore the emergence of the dark side threat and show how the galaxy came to its current point in the prequel trilogy. It will be set during the High Republic era that Disney recently introduced in its new line of publishing. star wars books, and Amandla Stenberg (The hate you give) was cast in the series lead role. No release date has been set for the series, but it looks like filming will begin in October, so the series will likely come to Disney+ in late 2023.
Jon Watt’s Star Wars Series
Jon Watt follows his MCU Spider Man trilogy with star wars series on Disney+. After recently announcing his departure from the management The Fantastic FourWatts is now set to develop a series that will take place after Return of the Jedi and will focus on children following the formation of the New Republic. The series is described as a galactic take on Amblin’s 1980s coming-of-age adventure films.
The series is currently codenamed Working Grammar Rodeo, which refers to The simpsons episode “Bart on the Road”, oddly enough, in which Bart acquires a driver’s license and he and his friends tell their parents that they are attending the Grammar Rodeo. While no release date has been set, given that the series has only just begun airing and no filming has taken place, it’s likely the series won’t premiere on Disney+ until later. end of 2023 or 2024 at the earliest.
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