The world of Star Wars continues to expand through television.
After the smashing box office performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), Disney decided to slow down production of Star Wars blockbusters, opting instead for a streaming push on its Disney+ platform.
And the lineup of shows on the Disney roster was partially determined during the four-Day 2022 Star Wars Celebration Event at the Anaheim Convention Center, which began Thursday, May 26th Meeting.
Television Rules Film: The Star Wars franchise has focused heavily on its television ventures following the smashing performance of the film Solo: A Star Wars Story
The Star Wars Lineup: Disney shared some of its Star Wars lineups for its streaming service, which includes The Mandalorian season 3
First, Ewan McGregor returns in Obi-Wan Kenobi, set 10 years after 2005’s Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.
The series debuted on the streaming service on Thursday, May 27 with the first two episodes.
The six-episode season follows Obi-Wan’s life in exile on Tatooine and marks the return of Hayden Christensen as Anakin/Darth Vader.
The cast also includes Rupert Friend, Sung Kang, Moses Ingram, Benny Safdie, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Simone Kessell, Vivien Lyra Blair, Flea, Jimmy Smits, Kumail Nanjiani, Marisé Álvarez, Rya Kihlstedt, Indira Varma and O’Shea Jackson jr
Ewan McGregor is back in the new Obi-Wan Kenobi series, set 10 years after 2005’s Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith
Newcomer: The six-episode season, which premiered May 27, follows Obi-Wan’s life in exile on Tatooine and marks the return of Hayden Christensen as Anakin/Darth Vader
Diego Luna reprises his role as rebel spy Cassian Andor in Andor, which will take place five years before the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Created by Tom Gilroy, co-writer of Rogue One and four films in the Bourne franchise, the series follows a cast of characters as a rebel alliance forms against the Galactic Empire. One of these characters is Cassian Andor, a thief-turned-revolutionary and eventually joins the rebellion.
indie wires reports that Genevieve O’Reilly will return as Mon Mothma and will star Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Fiona Shaw, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller and Carl Staller.
The premiere of the first two episodes is scheduled for this summer, on August 31st. The remainder of the 12-episode season will be released weekly.
A 12-episode second season is in development and will conclude the series.
He is back! Diego Luna reprises his role as rebel spy Cassian Andor in Andor
Veteran creator: Andor was created by Tom Gilroy, who co-wrote Rogue One and four films in the Bourne franchise; He is pictured with star Diego Luna
There is also the upcoming Tales Of The Jedi anthology series consisting of original animated shorts. According to a report by Deadline, the show will feature stories featuring Jedi from the prequel era.
The only other animated anthology to hit the Disney platform was Star Wars Vision in September 2021.
Tales Of The Jedi is due out sometime this fall.
Young Jedi Adventures is another new Star Wars series on the agenda.
Young Jedi adventures, set during the High Republic era, follow Younglings as they learn the ways of the Force as they trek to become fearless warriors.
Young Jedi Adventures is set to debut on both Disney+ and Disney Junior in 2023
Young Jedi Adventures is set during the High Republic era. Young Jedi Adventures will accompany younglings as they learn the ways of the Force – with compassion, self-discipline, teamwork and patience – to become fearless warriors.
Coming this summer: The first two episodes of Andor are scheduled to premiere on August 31st
Rosario Dawson had the honor of presenting the live-action version of Ahsoka Tano on The Mandalorian.
And now, in a sign that it was a real hit, Dawson’s got her own series, Ahsoka, which will have it Dave Filoni serves as executive producer alongside showrunner Jon Favreau.
Hayden Christensen reprises his role as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader. The cast also includes Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ivanna Sakhno and Natasha Liu Bordizzo.
Filming just started in early May 2022, so Ashoka isn’t expected to be released on Disney+ until sometime in 2023.
Rosario Dawson reprises her live-action version of Ahsoka Tano, which she debuted in The Mandalorian, in the new series Ahsoka
Bossman: Mandalorian creator Jon Favreau will serve as Ahsoka’s showrunner
Pedro Pascal is back in action for The Mandalorian season 3.
Series creator Jon Favreau is set after the events of Return of the Jedi.
Other leading roles are played by Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers, Katee Sackhoff, Emily Swallow, Christopher Lloyd and Omid Abtahi.
Having just wrapped up filming in March 2022, The Mandalorian season 3 is set to premiere on the streaming service in February 2023.
On the hunt again: The Mandalorian, starring Pedro Pascal, returns in February 2023 for the third season of the hit series
Jon Watts, best known for directing the latest Spider-Man trilogy, makes his first foray into the world of Star Wars with Skeleton Crew.
Jude Law stars in the series, which follows the fall of the Empire through the eyes of four children, ages 11 and 12.
Written by Spider-Man: Homecoming screenwriter Chris Ford, the show has been described as “a galactic take on classic ’80s Amblin coming-of-age adventure films.”
Other Star Wars series in the works include Rangers Of The New Republic, Lando, The Acolyte and the animated feature film A Droid Story
Newcomer Jon Watts, best known for directing the latest Spider-Man trilogy, makes his first foray into the world of Star Wars with Skeleton Crew
Another Story: Starring Jude Law, Skeleton Crew follows the fall of the Empire through the eyes of four children, ages 11 and 12