Star Wars Visions Star Wars Visions will be an Original Series of animated short films. After angering gangster Dryden Vos, Han and his company's lives depend on pulling a heist for him. [148], In August 2017, it was rumored that films focused on Jabba the Hutt, and Jedi Masters Obi-Wan and Yoda were being considered or were in development. The character was originally criticized by fans, but by the end of the series the character had become a fan favorite. Meanwhile, the First Order seeks to destroy the remnants of the Resistance and rule the galaxy unopposed. Star Wars; Visions will be "a series of animated short films celebrating Star Wars through the lens of the world’s best anime creators," according to the synopses. [62] On May 4, it was officially announced that Taika Waititi (who directed the first-season finale of The Mandalorian) will direct a Star Wars film from a screenplay he is co-writing with Krysty Wilson-Cairns.[63]. ", "The best Star Wars movie is The Ewok Adventure", "Lucasfilm Animation is teaming up with Lucasfilm's visual effects team, Industrial Light & Magic, to develop a special @StarWars adventure film for @DisneyPlus, A Droid Story. [23] The film stars Alden Ehrenreich as a young Han Solo, Joonas Suotamo as Chewbacca (after serving as a double for the character in The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi), Donald Glover as Lando Calrissian, Emilia Clarke as Qi'ra, and Woody Harrelson as Beckett. The Star Wars story has been presented in a series of American films, which have spawned a large quantity of books and other media, which have formed the Expanded Universe. Without a ship to travel, they hire Lando Calrissian, the captain and owner of the Millennium Falcon. An anthology series set between the main episodes entered development in parallel to the production of the sequel trilogy,[23] described by Disney CFO Jay Rasulo as origin stories. (Photo by 20th Century Fox) All Star Wars Movies Ranked By Tomatometer. The series ended in 2013 when Disney acquired “Star Wars” but was later finished in 2020 on Disney+. Stars of the original film and archive footage from the original Star Wars film appeared alongside celebrity guest stars in plot-related skits, musical numbers, and an animated segment, all loosely tied together by the premise of Chewbacca's family waiting for his arrival for the "Life Day" celebration on his home planet, Kashyyyk. Following Disney's acquisition of the franchise, they were excluded from the canon. Benioff and Weiss confirmed they would start working on the film series once Game of Thrones airs its eighth and final season (during the filming of which George Lucas visited the set and helped direct a scene) in 2019. This `micro series' picks up where the feature film `Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones' left off. [150] At D23 Expo in August 2019, it was announced that a streaming series about the character would be produced instead. [42] The film's title was revealed to be Rogue One, with Chris Weitz rewriting the script, and Felicity Jones in the starring role. Meanwhile, farm boy Luke Skywalker rises to face his destiny. [23] In February 2013, Disney CEO Bob Iger made public the development of a Kasdan film[36] and Entertainment Weekly reported that it would focus on Han Solo. "[129] The Empire Strikes Back was selected in 2010. [66], In December 2020, A Droid Story, an animated adventure film for Disney+ was announced. Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian, in a journey that will set the course of one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes. Attack of the Clones – 22 BBY. Luke Skywalker leads a mission to rescue his friend Han Solo from the clutches of Jabba the Hutt, while the Emperor seeks to destroy the Rebellion once and for all with a second dreaded Death Star. [48], During Disney Investor Day 2020, it was announced that Patty Jenkins would direct and write a film titled Rogue Squadron, set to be released on December 22, 2023. It's the end of New Hollywood, a throwback to the 1930s… With the planet-destroying power of the Death Star, the Empire looks to cement its grip on the galaxy. [22] Warwick Davis reprised his debut role as the main Ewok, Wicket, in both. Kennedy stated her openness to their returning when their schedules allow. Attack of the Clones (2002) Ten years after defeating Darth Maul (Ray Park) to avenge the slain Qui … [136], At the 38th Primetime Emmy Awards, Ewoks: The Battle for Endor and the CBS documentary Dinosaur! The first six films — most notably the original trilogy — have had retroactive changes made after their initial theatrical releases. George Lucas loathed the special and forbade it to be re-aired or released on home video, with the sole exception of the 11-minute animated sequence that featured the first appearance of bounty hunter Boba Fett, which was eventually included as a bonus feature in some of the films' Blu-ray releases.[64]. [55][56] The trilogy will differ from the Skywalker-focused films in favor of focusing on new characters and possibly a different era than the main film franchise. [59] In addition to Rogue Squadron (2023), two untitled films are scheduled for mid-December 2025, and 2027. 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