Lucasfilm Announcements at Disney Investor Day 2020

With the President of Lucasfilm, Kathleen Kennedy, at the head of the stage, fans got the chance to see all major properties coming to the Star Wars universe. We watched it, so you don’t have to! Here are the highlights.

Ahsoka Tano will fight the empire in her own series on Disney+. Rosario Dawson will lead the show, as the former Padawn of Anakin Skywalker. Jon Favreau & Dave Filoni lead this series and another at the helm.

Rangers of the New Republic was also announced. Little information is available about this new show, but it’s also being run by Favreau and Filoni.

Ahsoka & Rangers of the New Republic will exist within the same timeframe as The Mandalorian; post Return of the Jedi.

Diego Luna will reprise his role as Cassian Andor in the upcoming Disney+ series, Andor.

Hayden Christensen will reprise his role as Darth Vader in Obi Wan Kenobi, a new series featuring Ewan McGregor once again playing fan favorite, Obi Wan. Obi Wan begins production in March 2021.

A direct sequel to Star Wars The Clone Was is coming to Disney+. The Bad Batch will follow a group of former clone troopers as they experience the fall of the republic and the birth or the empire.

Star Wars Visions will explore the “Galaxy Far-Far Away” through the eyes of Japanese Anime Artists and Creators.

Lando Calirissian will return in a new series.

Leslie Headland is the show runner for a new series called “The Acolyte” which takes place at the end of the High Republic Era.

Warwick Davis will return for a sequel to Lucasfilm’s Willow

The Droid Tales will explore a new story featuring droids R2D2 and C-3P0

Indiana Jones will ride for one final film. Harrison Ford is returning for Indiana’s final film debut. James Mangold is set to direct.

Taika Waitti is currently writing a new Star Wars film which is being described as a “fresh, unexpected, and unique” take, says Kathleen Kennedy.

The next Star Wars film to hit cinemas will be Rogue Squadron. Directed by Patty Jenkins, of Wonder Woman & Wonder Woman 1984, this film will explore a new story based around the famous X-Wing pilots. The film is slated to release Christmas 2023. 

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