10 new Star Wars series are coming to Disney+
Following the popularity of Star Wars live action series The Madalorian, Disney+ has more than doubled down with plans for 10 new Star Wars series that will be rolled out on the streaming platform.
The ambitious slate of Star Wars programs was unveiled during an investor presentation by Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy who also revealed a new Star Wars feature film – Rogue Squadron – from Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins which is due for release in December 2023.
The new line-up of Star Wars series will include Kenobi – starring Ewan McGregor, who played the Jedi character in the Star Wars prequel trilogy.
He will also be reunited with Hayden Christensen who will also reprise his role as Anakin Skywalker turned Darth Vader.
The series is set 10 years after the events of Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and will go into production in 2021.
Here are the new Star Wars shows:
KENOBI: live action series starring Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader.
ANDOR: prequel series to “Rogue One” that centres on Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor. Also starring Stellan Skarsgard, Adria Arjona and Fiona Show. Currently in production that’s currently in production and will debut in 2022.
THE RANGERS OF THE NEW REPUBLIC: direct spin off The Mandalorian by Jon Favreau.
AHSOKA: another Mandalorian break out show starring Rosario Dawson who appeared in a recent episode of The Mandalorian as Jedi Ahsoka Tano.
LANDO: new series from Dear White People creator Justin Simien following Lando Calrissian.
THE ACOLYTE: described as a mystery-thriller set in the final days of the High Republic era from Lesley Headland who created the series Russian Doll.
STAR WARS – THE BAD BATCH: animated follow up to the animated series Star Wars: The Clone War
STAR WARS: VISIONS: anthology collection of short films set in the “Star Wars” universe from 10 different Japanese animation creators. Set to debut in 2021.
A DROID STORY: animated series from Lucasfilm Animation and Lucasfilm’s visual effects team which will see popular droids R2-D2 and C-3PO embark on all-new adventures.
UNNAMED FEMALE LEAD SERIES: Set thousands of years before the original Star Wars film A New Hope.
They will all be available on Disney+