The Star Wars galaxy simply received an entire lot bigger. Throughout Disney’s investor day presentation, a slew of recent initiatives happening inside the iconic franchise was introduced. Amongst them have been Star Wars: Visions, a brand new anime collection, and A Droid Story, an animated film that can deliver C-3PO and R2D2 again for extra motion. These be a part of exhibits comparable to The Mandalorian, in addition to some newly-announced spinoffs, as a part of the rising Disney+ lineup.
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy was readily available for the digital presentation. It had been revealed forward of the occasion that the Star Wars universe could be getting a large growth. Although it was nonetheless tough to think about simply how large that was going to be.
A Droid Story would be the first Star Wars function developed for the Disney+ streaming service. Per Lucasfilm, as they proceed “to develop new tales, the intersection of animation and visible results presents new alternatives to discover.” Lucasfilm Animation is ready to workforce up with the studio’s legendary visible results workforce, Industrial Mild & Magic, to develop the particular Star Wars journey for Disney+. Plot particulars are principally being stored underneath wraps for now however it’s described as an epic journey that can introduce us to a brand new hero, guided by the legendary duo of R2-D2 and C-3PO. It has not been revealed but if Anthony Daniels will reprise his position, although the actor has declared that he has no plans to retire.
This comes within the wake of the success of The Mandalorian, which debuted when Disney+ launched final yr. To that finish, Lucasfilm additionally introduced spin-offs comparable to Ahoska, which can deliver again Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano, and Rangers of the New Republic. A Lando collection was moreover confirmed, with Obi-Wan Kenobi and Andor on the best way. Leslye Headland’s female-led collection, The Acolyte, was additionally revealed. Plus, we received a teaser trailer for The Dangerous Batch, which was introduced over the summer time. Secure to say, Star Wars is not going anyplace, any time quickly.
Not solely that however the films aren’t completed but both. Disney and Lucasfilm determined to take a break following the discharge of The Rise of Skywalker final yr. But it surely has been revealed that Marvel Lady director Patty Jenkins is directing Rogue Squadron, which can arrive in December 2023. As had beforehand been reported, Taika Waititi, who directed Thor: Ragnarok, is co-writing and directing a brand new film inside the franchise as properly. Although the character of his initiatives stays shrouded in thriller. We’ll be sure you maintain you posted as additional particulars on these initiatives are made out there. This information involves us through StarWars.com.