Upcoming Star Wars movies and TV shows: Everything in the works so far

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(Pocket-lint) - It's been a portion since Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker premiered and arrived connected Disney+. It's meant to service arsenic an extremity to the sci-fi saga (that already ended twice), but if you deliberation Disney is done printing wealth successful the signifier of caller Star Wars content, you’d amended deliberation again.

At Disney Investor Day 2020, the institution revealed caller projects acceptable successful the Star Wars Universe, including galore Disney+ shows and films. In the twelvemonth since those announcements, we've seen the premiere of a mates of shows. Another 1 - The Book of Boba Fett - is close astir the corner. Clearly, Disney is banking heavy connected Star Wars, particularly aft it struck lipid with The Mandalorian.

It adjacent has plans for aboriginal Star Wars films. Here’s everything we cognize astir these upcoming projects and the aboriginal of the Star Wars Universe.

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Upcoming Star Wars movies and shows: Everything confirmed

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The Book of Boba Fett (TV series)

  • Release date: 29 December 2021 connected Disney+

The extremity of The Mandalorian's 2nd play brought different surprise: The announcement of a standalone amusement for Boba Fett, which volition besides merchandise astatine the tail-end of 2021. The amusement volition prime up wherever we near Boba Fett astatine the extremity of the Mandalorian's play 2 extremity credits country - arsenic helium seeks to rebuild Jaba the Hutt's transgression empire for himself.

Check retired the trailer for The Book of Boba Fett here.

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The Mandalorian - Season 3 (TV series)

  • Release date: 2022 connected Disney+

Disney+’s smash deed volition instrumentality for a 3rd play successful 2022. The announcement was made astatine Disney's Investor Day 2020. Whether the talismanic Grogu is anyone's conjecture astatine this point, but we'd precise overmuch presume that the main character, our iconic bounty hunter, volition return.

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Andor (TV series)

  • Release date: Likely 2022 connected Disney+

We'll forgive you if you don't instantly retrieve Cassian Andor arsenic the rebel spy from Rogue One. He died helping to bargain the Death Star plans.

Disney is presently moving connected a prequel bid that sees histrion Diego Luna instrumentality arsenic Andor. Alan Tudyk volition return, arsenic well, arsenic the droid sidekick K-2SO. The bid should service arsenic a mode to capable successful the aboriginal days of the Rebellion - betwixt the emergence of the Empire successful Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope - overmuch similar The Mandalorian fills the spread betwixt the archetypal trilogy and the newer sequel trilogy.

Disney revealed a behind-the-scenes look astatine Andor, implicit with caller footage astatine Investor Day 2020.

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Ahsoka (TV series)

  • Release date: Unannounced

Ahsoka Tano was Anakin Skywalker's apprentice successful the animated bid The Clone Wars earlier she became disenchanted with the Jedi bid and near it behind. She reappeared successful different animated series, Star Wars: Rebels, warring with the Rebels against the Empire. She yet made her live-action debut, played by Rosario Dawson, successful the play 2 occurrence of The Mandalorian.

Now, the quality is getting her ain series.

It volition beryllium acceptable successful the aforesaid clip arsenic The Mandalorian and produced by showrunners Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni, who created the quality portion moving connected Clone Wars. Disney said this bid volition crossover with The Mandalorian and the adjacent introduction successful our database for a culminating "climactic" event.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi (TV series)

  • Release date: 2022 connected Disney+

Obi-Wan Kenobi is returning for an all-new adventure, and the bid volition besides spot the instrumentality of Hayden Christensen to reprise the relation of Darth Vader. The bid volition beryllium acceptable 10 years aft the brace dueled connected Mustafar successful Revenge of the Sith. Deborah Chow volition nonstop Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Joby Harold volition beryllium the caput writer. A behind-the-scenes look astatine the bid was released for Disney+ Day.

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Acolyte (TV series)

  • Release date: Not announced, but it'll travel to Disney+

Disney revealed Acolyte astatine its Investor Day 2020 event. We cognize it volition beryllium acceptable 200 years earlier the events of the archetypal trilogy - astatine the extremity of a clip known arsenic the High Republic era, erstwhile Jedi were astatine their strongest. It's described arsenic a enigma thriller that volition diagnostic a rising menace from the Dark Side of the Force. Leslye Headland is penning the caller project.

Untitled Star Wars task by Taiki Waititi (film)

  • Release date: 19 December 2025

If you're unfamiliar with Taiki Waititi, he's the writer and manager down the films Thor: Ragnarok and Jojo Rabbit, for which helium won an Academy Award. He besides voiced the assassin-turned-babysitter droid IG-11 successful the archetypal play of The Mandalorian. In summation to that role, helium directed the last occurrence of that season. Now, he's penning a caller Star Wars movie that helium volition besides direct.

The movie volition instrumentality spot aft the events of the sequel trilogy and research uncharted territory. Waititi volition stock penning duties with Krysty Wilson-Cairns, who wrote 1917 and One Night successful Soho.Of course, this movie isn't slated to premiere until 2025, truthful we've got a mode to spell earlier we spot it.

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Lando (TV series)

  • Release date: Not announced, but it'll travel to Disney+

Lando Calrissian is an iconic Star Wars quality that debuted successful The Empire Strikes Back, wherever helium was portrayed by Billy Dee Williams.

The quality returned precocious successful Solo: A Star Wars Story, but helium was played by Donald Glover. But astir a twelvemonth aft Lando was initially announced, neither of those actors are confirmed to beryllium successful the series, and there's small successful the mode of quality astir the series.

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A Droid Story

  • Release date: Not announced, but it'll travel to Disney+

Two sections of LucasFilm that usually don't enactment unneurotic often - the ocular effects experts astatine Industrial Light and Magic and Lucasfilm Animation - volition enactment unneurotic to make this caller animated movie starring R2D2 and C3PO arsenic they task connected a travel with an all-new hero.

Untitled Star Wars task by Kevin Feige

  • Release date: Unannounced

Disney announced successful September 2019 that Kevin Feige - the president of Marvel Studios - volition enactment with Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy connected a caller Star Wars film. There are nary details connected erstwhile the movie volition beryllium released oregon what it volition beryllium about, but this seems similar a no-brainer move.

Feige helped crook the Marvel Cinematic Universe into a gigantic commercialized success. So, the lone question we person is: Will Disney bring connected Feige for a one-off Star Wars movie, oregon is helium going to go the defacto showrunner for the Star Wars Universe, akin to what helium does for the MCU?

Upcoming Star Wars movies and shows: Everything delayed oregon canceled

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Star Wars: Rogue Squadron

  • Release date: Delayed

Rogue Squadron was expected to spot Wonder Woman manager Patty Jenkins helm a movie astir a caller procreation of combatant pilots nether the telephone motion Rogue Squadron, which was made celebrated successful the archetypal trilogy arsenic the radical of combatant pilots Luke Skywalker led into conflict against the archetypal Death Star. Disney released a heartfelt video featuring Patty Jenkins explaining wherefore making this movie means truthful overmuch to her.

IBut, it was yet announced the movie would beryllium delayed indefinitely. Although it's not officially canceled, reports person suggested it's the latest Star Wars movie shelved due to the fact that of originative differences betwixt the manager and studio.

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Rangers of the caller Republic (TV series)

  • Release date: Canceled

Set successful the aforesaid clip framework arsenic The Mandalorian and produced by Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni, Rangers of the New Republic was expected to interweave with the events of Ahsoka and The Mandalorian by centering astir Gina Carano's Cara Dune, who was featured successful The Mandalorian. Thanks to immoderate arguable comments from Carano, she was removed from each upcoming Star Wars projects.

As a result, Rangers of the New Republic was canceled.

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New Star Wars trilogies

  • Release Date: Canceled

One of the archetypal moves by Disney aft acquiring Star Wars was to bring successful creators to marque their ain Star Wars trilogies.

First up was Game of Thrones creators, David Benioff and DB Weiss, who signed a lucrative woody to make their ain Star Wars trilogy. It was promptly canceled soon after. Then, determination was Rian Johnson, who directed The Last Jedi. He had agelong been rumoured to beryllium successful enactment for his ain trilogy, but that has since been shelved arsenic well, arsenic he's moved connected to caller projects.


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Writing by Maggie Tillman. Originally published connected 24 January 2020.

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