Star Wars future movies and TV schedule | what films are planned after The Rise of Skywalker? What Star Wars TV series are coming out? What will happen in The Mandalorian?

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For the primary time in some time we’re not trying down the barrel of countless Star Wars sequels, with December’s Episode IX set to finish each the principle Skywalker saga and Star Wars films in normal for the subsequent few years.

Nonetheless, that doesn’t imply we don’t have lots to sit up for over the coming months and years – as a result of with the numbered movies quickly to be left behind, Disney and Lucasfilm now appear to be getting a bit inventive with maintain the franchise going.

Beneath, we’ve gone into all of the introduced Star Wars initiatives and launch dates – in addition to just a few that are simply rumoured or have been just lately cancelled – to maintain you updated on what we are able to count on from the future of a galaxy far, far-off.

This record will be up to date as initiatives are introduced


The Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal) in Lucasfilm’s THE MANDALORIAN.

Pedro Pascal in The Mandalorian

Even earlier than the much-hyped Episode IX we’re seeing the start of Disney and LucasFilm’s small-screen ambitions, with The Mandalorian – a brand new series set to launch streaming platform Disney+ – arriving this autumn.

Starring Pedro Pascal because the titular outer-space adventurer (hailing from the identical planet as fan-favourite character Boba Fett), the series has been created by Jon Favreau, and early footage reactions have been very optimistic even when we nonetheless don’t know an excessive amount of in regards to the series’ storyline.

“After the tales of Jango and Boba Fett, one other warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe,” a synopsis reads. “The Mandalorian is ready after the autumn of the empire and earlier than the emergence of the First Order. We observe the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy removed from the authority of the New Republic”.

The Mandalorian additionally stars ex-MMA fighter and Deadpool star Gina Carano, Werner Herzog, Nick Nolte, Taika Waititi, Ming-Na Wen, Breaking Unhealthy’s Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers and Omid Abtahi amongst others.


Right here’s one we do know a good bit about – nicely, by Star Wars requirements.

Directed by The Power Awakens’ JJ Abrams after the departure of Colin Trevorrow, The Rise of Skywalker is ready to shut off the “fashionable” trilogy that Abrams began in 2015 in addition to the nine-part Skywalker saga as an entire.

Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Adam Driver and Mark Hamill are among the many solid returning, with the movie additionally set so as to add Richard E Grant and authentic trilogy star Billy Dee Williams amongst others. The late Carrie Fisher will additionally reprise her position because of archive footage.

As for the story, nicely, that’s a thriller – although, in response to a panel at Star Wars Celebration, the movie takes place a while after The Final Jedi, and the trailer (above) suggests it will contain a mission to the second Loss of life Star (now underwater) and the return of Ian McDiarmuid’s Emperor Palpatine.

In the meantime, a second trailer steered that Daisy Ridley’s Rey might be tempted to the Darkish Facet…


Date unknown – Untitled Cassian Andor series

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A spin-off of 2016’s Rogue One, this Disney+ series is ready to have Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk reprise their roles as super-spy Cassian Andor and reprogrammed droid Ok-2SO, with the drama following their adventures and covert missions for the Insurgent Alliance.

Aside from these particulars, little is thought in regards to the series, not even its title, although it’s anticipated to be launched a while after the Rise of Skywalker and earlier than any extra Star Wars movies, because it will shoot in London in 2020.


Date unknown – Untitled Obi-Wan Kenobi series

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan in Star Wars

Ewan McGregor as Obi-Wan Kenobi in Star Wars

After lots of hypothesis, Ewan McGregor is formally coming again to play Jedi Grasp Obi-Wan!

“Sure, I’m taking part in Obi-Wan Kenobi … it feels so good to say!” McGregor stated onstage at D23, the place it was additionally revealed {that a} full series of scripts are already written forward of filming in 2020.


December 16th 2022 – A brand new trilogy???

DB Weiss and David Benioff

Disney has unveiled launch dates for some future Star Wars movies and, as beforehand introduced by LucasFilm, the franchise IS taking a bit of a break after The Rise of Skywalker (a minimum of in cinemas).

Beforehand, the primary movie in this courageous new Star Wars world will come in the same old Christmas slot in 2022 – however following the departure of Recreation of Thrones bosses David Benioff and DB Weiss, it’s now unclear whether or not this specific model of the story will proceed.

Beforehand, it was rumoured that Benioff and Weiss’ film may take the franchise 1000’s of years earlier than the prequel trilogy, again to the medieval-esque interval in Star Wars historical past often known as the Previous Republic, which in spin-off media concerned a large conflict throughout the galaxy between 1000’s of Jedi and Sith. Although maybe the thought of the Recreation of Thrones guys doing ANOTHER bloodthirsty medieval fantasy was somewhat too apparent in hindsight.

It’s attainable that one other inventive group will choose up this thread, so watch this area – however for now, indicators aren’t trying good for this specific undertaking.


December 20th 2024 – Untitled Star Wars film

Whereas this might be one other entry in the previously Benioff/Weiss saga, it’s additionally attainable that 2024 will mark the primary half of The Final Jedi director Rian Johnson’s already-announced new trilogy.

Described as a “clean canvas” set in “a nook of the galaxy that Star Wars lore has by no means earlier than explored,” little is thought about Johnson’s plans for the brand new films – and when RadioTimes.com spoke to him throughout early planning levels in 2017, he was giving nothing away.

“Properly, I hope it’s story!” Johnson stated.

“If you happen to’re really doing issues that really feel like they actually dramatically land, to me the definition of that’s you don’t see it coming in the second, and then as soon as it’s occurred it feels inevitable. That’s what you’re aiming for.”

Since 2017 there have been no new bulletins about Johnson’s trilogy, although it has been confirmed the plan remains to be on the playing cards.

Then again, even that might be a VERY lengthy manufacturing schedule, so maybe we should always take all these rumours with a pinch of salt. Particularly when


December 18 2026 – Untitled Star Wars film

Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi - Star Wars Logo

As famous above, this might be a continuation of Johnson’s or the Knights of the Previous Republic trilogies – nonetheless, it’s additionally been revealed that Marvel supremo Kevin Feige is engaged on a Star Wars film, so it might be that one of these slots has been earmarked for his secret undertaking.

“We are excited in regards to the initiatives Kathy and the Lucasfilm group are engaged on, not solely in phrases of Star Wars but additionally Indiana Jones and reaching into different elements of the corporate together with Youngsters of Blood and Bone with Emma Watts and Fox,” Disney co-chairman Alan Horn advised The Hollywood Reporter.

“With the shut of the Skywalker Saga, Kathy is pursuing a brand new period in Star Wars storytelling, and realizing what a die-hard fan Kevin is, it made sense for these two extraordinary producers to work on a Star Wars movie collectively.”

Supposedly Feige already has a giant star in thoughts for one of the lead roles (Chris Evans and Brie Larson have thrown their hats into the ring), however aside from that we all know little or no about this undertaking, so watch this area…

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