The Star Wars universe has consistently launched multiple projects and spin-offs to showcase new galactic adventures. So, if you’re wondering what will come next in the journey, we’ve compiled this list of the franchise’s known or rumored movies and shows.
All Star Wars Upcoming Projects Listed
In this timeline of Star Wars movies and shows, we will begin from the latest releases to the rumored installments of the franchise. Furthermore, we’ll explain what you can expect with these releases by providing you with a description of each project.
Light & Magic Release Date: July 27, 2022
Go behind the scenes in Lights & Magic, a Disney+ six-episode docuseries focusing on the visual effects of Star Wars. You’ll go back to when the franchise started and discover the untold story of Industrial Light & Magic (ILM), the production responsible for the series’ stunning artwork and scenes.
Star Wars creator George Lucas and filmmaker Lawrence Kasdan will discuss the origins of ILM and how the production inspired the future of visual effects.
LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation Release Date: Aug. 5, 2022
After all the wars and battles of the franchise, the famous characters decide they need to take a break in LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation. The notable heroes Rey Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Finn, and many more join the cast as they try to capture memories before the summer ends.
At the same time, the villains, such as Palpatine and Darth Vader, also use this time to relax and become the ultimate rulers of the beach.
Andor Release Date: Sept. 21, 2022
After the devasting ending of Rogue One, fans have been wanting more of the courageous ragtag team, and now they will finally get their wish with Andor. In this prequel Disney+ series, you’ll learn more about the story of Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) while he begins his rebel journey and fights the threat of the Empire.
Tales of the Jedi Release Date: Oct. 26, 2022
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Tales of the Jedi is an original series of six animated shorts set in the prequel era. You’ll experience the lives of the two characters, Ahsoka Tano and Count Dooku, as they make difficult choices that will determine their destinies. If you’ve kept up with the Star Wars franchise, the Tales of the Jedi may change your perspective of these two well-known characters and further your knowledge of the Jedi culture.
Bad Batch Season 2 Release Date: Jan. 4, 2023
Clone Force 99 of the Bad Batch series returns in an epic second season filled with exciting new battles and adventures. Following the events from the previous installment, the team is free from the clutches of the Empire until Palpatine issues in a new era of deadly enemies.
The latest trailer showcases the legendary members, which include: Hunter, Echo, Tech, Wrecker, and Omega. In addition, Gungi, the Wookie Jedi Padawan, will be helping them in this expedition.
The Mandalorian Season 3 Release Date: Feb. 2023
Mandalorian Season 3 will continue the story of Din Djarin and Grogu. In the latest episode of the series, we saw the battle against Gideon and the reveal of two surprising cameos. Since then, fans have received answers about the characters’ whereabouts in the Book of Boba Fett.
Now that Season 3 is underway, we expect to see even more thrilling quests and cute moments between the Djarin and Grogu.
Visions Volume 2 Release Date: Spring 2023
After the first season’s success, Star Wars announced Visions Volume 2, the next series of anthologies. Similar to Season 1, this installment features shorts from various countries to showcase different cultures within the universe.
During Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm stated that the series would be collaborating with creative studios all around the globe, such as Japan, India, the UK, Ireland, Spain, Chile, France, South Africa, and the United States.
Young Jedi Adventures Release Date: Spring 2023
Young Jedi Adventures will be the first series created specifically for a young audience around the ages of preschoolers and early grade schoolers. The story will follow a new class of Padawans as they make their way to The High Republic.
The time period of this series will be set before the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace and explore valuable lessons about what it means to be a Jedi.
Ahsoka Release Date: 2023
Ahsoka has been a notable character in many franchise installments, including The Clone Wars, The Mandalorian, and Star Wars: Rebels. But now, the famous Jedi will finally get her very own show on Disney+.
Rosario Dawson will reprise her Ahsoka role with the executive producers, Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau. However, there aren’t any confirmed details, and we’ll most likely see her continuing her mission to find General Admiral Thrawn, an evil military pawn of the Empire.
Skeleton Crew Release Date: 2023
The next Star Wars TV show for Disney+, Skeleton Crew, will launch sometime around 2023. The story will be about a group of kids on a coming-of-age journey with the creative minds of Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Jon Favreau, and Dave Filoni. Currently, Jude Law is the only known cast member of Skeleton Crew.
The Acolyte Release Date: Late 2023/2024
Another upcoming Star Wars show currently being developed is the Acolyte, which features a narrative that focuses on the dark side of the Force in the end phase of the High Republic Era. The co-creator of Russian Doll, Leslye Headland, will be the show’s writer and producer.
During the San Diego Comic-Con, Amandla Stenberg announced that they would be joining the cast of this upcoming series.
Untitled Taika Watiti Star Wars Film Release Date: Late 2023
Based on an interview with Total Film, the President of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy, talked about an untitled Taika Watiti Star Wars movie. She states that this new film may create the franchise’s next saga, and we could possibly get a December 2023 release.
Rogue Squadron Release Date: Possibly Cancelled
The director of the Wonder Woman franchise, Patty Jenkins, previously made plans for a new starfighter film called “Rogue Squadron.” Because her father was once a great fighter pilot, she was more than happy to combine her father’s legacy with her love for the franchise.
Unfortunately, there have been a few rumors about this movie’s cancellation, but there is no official information as of right now.
A Droid Story Release Date: TBA
According to the official Star Wars website, A Droid Story will feature a hero guided by C-3PO and R2-D2. The ILM and Lucasfilm Animation will also take the lead on this show with an unknown release date.
Lando Release Date: TBA
Like Ahsoka, Lando Calrissian will get his own standalone series on Disney+. The story will bring back Donald Glover as his character in Solo: A Star Wars Story and is currently still in development.
When Kathleen Kennedy was asked about an update for the show during a Cinema Blend interview, she stated, “You need to ask Donald. He’s the one that holds all the cards here.” So, we probably won’t expect to see the series anytime soon until Glover’s schedule clears up.
J.D. Dillard Star Wars Project Release Date: TBA
Rumors of a J.D. Dillard (director of Sleight and Sweetheart) and Matt Owens (writer for Luke Cage and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.) Star Wars movie has been circulating for a while. Some reports have claimed that it will be about Exegol, the Sith planet shown in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Dillard, himself, was also featured in the movie as FN-1226, a stormtrooper like Finn.
Because there are no updates and news about this release, we’ll have to see what will happen next about this debut.
Rian Johnson Trilogy Release Date: TBA
A Rian Johnson trilogy has been in the works since he directed Star Wars: The Last Jedi. However, in an interview with Vanity Fair, Kathleen Kennedy claims that the trilogy will be shelved for now until the director finishes his projects with Knives Out and Netflix. So, if you are waiting for another Rian Johnson Star Wars movie, you won’t see one for quite a while.
The Book of Boba Fett Season 2 Release Date: TBA
Longtime fans were overjoyed to see the return of the famous Boba Fett in the latest Disney+ series. Although there isn’t much confirmed for the show, a leak from Reddit user SomeBoredBoi displays a poster of a possible Season 2. But we’ll need to wait for future updates to see if this is true.
Kevin Feige Star Wars Movie Release Date: TBA
The President of Marvel Studios, Kevin Feige, has been quite busy this year, especially after revealing many movies and TV shows at SDCC.
On top of all these projects, Feige also has an idea for a new Star Wars film, and Kathleen Kennedy has commented that she would love to see what kind of movie he could come up with when they eventually collaborate.
Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy & Damon Lindelof Star Wars Movie Release Date: TBA
According to Deadline, Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy (Ms. Marvel) will be directing a new Star Wars movie, along with Damon Lindelof (Lost) as the writer for the next saga. There have also been rumors about an up-and-coming writer, Justin Britt-Gibson, who will be Lindelof’s partner in this project.
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