The Disney Investor 2020 event made for a historically big day for Star Wars and Disney+ alike. During this event there were massive new slate releases for Marvel Studios, the Walt Disney Studios, Walt Disney Animation, Pixar, National Geographic and Star Wars. Disney confirmed the names of nine new Star Wars series for Disney+, and the confirmation of the next big Star Wars feature film, “Rogue Squadron.”
With all of these new offerings comes varying timelines and types of media. Some will be series, like “The Mandalorian” on Disney+, whereas others are feature and short films. But, all of them are on the way as part of a massive new lineup of Star Wars content.
UPDATE – 12/21/20, 9:12 a.m. EST: “The Book of Boba Fett is officially announced as yet another Disney+ offering coming to the Disney+ slate of projects. Scroll down for more info.
Rogue Squadron – Feature Film debuting 2023
The story will introduce a new generation of starfighter pilots as they earn their wings and risk their lives in a boundary-pushing, high-speed thrill-ride, and move the saga into the future era of the galaxy. “Rogue Squadron” arrives in theaters Christmas, 2023.
Star Wars: Visions – Short films debuting 2021
This set of short films will celebrate the Star Wars Galaxy through a new lens of media we haven’t yet seen, anime. These short films will come out in 2021, but do not yet have an announced storyline or lead team of actors. The anthology collection will bring 10 fantastic visions from several of the leading Japanese anime studios, offering a fresh and diverse cultural perspective to Star Wars. This will be exclusive to Disney+.
The Book of Boba Fett – Show Series debuting 2021
“The Book of Boba Fett”, a new original Series, starring Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen and executive produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni and Robert Rodriguez, set within the timeline of The Mandalorian. This show will directly tie to “The Mandalorian” and be interconnected with “Ashoka” and “Rangers of the New Republic.” This show will be exclusive to Disney+.
Ahsoka – Show Series debuting by 2024
“Ahsoka”, a Star Wars series, does not currently have a release date or trailer, but it is debuting in the coming years on Disney+. Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni will work together as creative leads for this show and “Rangers of the New Republic” as the shows will intertwine. Ahsoka will be set in the time period of “The Mandalorian” and will make direct ties to that show and others in the future. This show will be exclusive to Disney+.
Rangers of the New Republic – Show Series debuting by 2024
Some rangers have been seen in select episodes of “The Mandalorian,” but this series will dive deeper into the the transition from The Rebellion of the original trilogy to the New Republic that is decimated in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.” Executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni stated that the series will intersect with future stories and culminate into a climactic story event. This show will be exclusive to Disney+.
It was also announced that “Rangers of the New Republic,” “Ahsoka,” and “The Mandalorian” will all directly tie into each other. Much like Marvel’s large push of interconnected stories with the Marvel Cinematic Universe; it appears Disney+ is pushing ahead with numerous interconnected Star Wars series all debuting at the same time.
Andor – Show Series debuting 2022
Cassian Andor was a major character in the “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” film. In the film his background was alluded to as a shadowy past full of mistakes and hard choices. In 2022, fans can watch along in this spy-thriller type series as they learn what Cassian had to do for the Rebellion. Diego
Luna, reprising the role of rebel spy Cassian Andor, will be joined by a new cast that includes Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Fiona Shaw, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller and Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma. This show will be exclusive to Disney+.
Obi-Wan Kenobi – Show Series debuting before 2023
In his time away from the Jedi Order much has changed for Obi-Wan Kenobi, especially with his former padawan Anakin Skywalker on the loose as the infamous Darth Vader. “Obi-Wan Kenobi” will go forward a decade after the events that separated these two in their fight on Mustafar. The series is directed by Deborah Chow, who helmed some episodes of “The Mandalorian.” This show will be exclusive to Disney+.
The Bad Batch – Show Series debuts 2021
Following the footsteps of “The Clone Wars,” “The Bad Batch” follows a group of Clones near the end of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith.” This series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch, a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army, each possess a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew. In the post-Clone War era, they will take on daring mercenary missions as they struggle to stay afloat and find a new purpose. This animated series will arrive exclusively on Disney+.
The Acolyte – Show Series debuting by 2024
“The Acolyte” will look into the emerging dark-side powers in the final days of the High Republic era. This series will take place before the events of “Star Wars: The Phantom Menace” at a time when Jedi were at the height of their power. The show will be lead by Leslye Headland, Emmy Award-nominated creator of the series “Russian Doll.” This show will be exclusive to Disney+.
A Droid Story – Show Series debuting by 2024
“A Droid Story” will be a combination of animation and special effects storytelling by Lucasfilm Animation and Industrial Light & Magic. This epic journey will introduce us to a new hero, guided by legendary duo R2-D2 and C-3PO. This adventure will take us to new places with some of our favorite robot-based friends. This animated series will arrive exclusively on Disney+.
Lando – Show Series debuting by 2025
Currently in early development, ‘Lando,’ is an upcoming Star Wars series. Justin Simien, creator of the critically-acclaimed “Dear White People” and a huge Star Wars fan, is in the early stages of developing the project. While not confirmed, it can be assumed that Donald Glover will reprise his role. This show will be exclusive to Disney+.