(CNN Spanish) – After the success of “The Mandalorian” and “The Book of Bobba Fett” on Disney +, Star Wars fans can be happy because the next two years will see more releases of this galactic universe both on the small screen and at the cinema.
Disney+ will premiere more series focused on the Star Wars universe with characters like Vader, Ahsoka and many more Jedi who will have their own stories in each of these new series. Among them is a new season of “The Mandalorian”, with which the streaming platform inaugurated these new projects.
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As for the movies, there hasn’t been a big-screen release of the Star Wars universe since “The Rise of Skywalker.” However, sometime in 2023 we may see “Star Wars: Rogue Squadron” which, according to IMDB, is currently in development and will be directed by “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins.
We tell you what are the new Star Wars series and movies that have already been announced to be released in 2022 and 2023.
“Obi Wan Kenobi”
Among the most anticipated releases by fans is that of the “Obi-Wan Kenobi” series, one of the most beloved characters not only from Star Wars, but from all of pop culture. And if that’s not enough, Ewan McGregor, who played the wise (and younger) Jedi Master in the Star Wars prequels, reprises the role in the Disney+ series. Hayden Christensen is also returning, again playing the Sith Lord Darth Vader.
According to Disney, the series will hit the streaming platform on May 27.
In one month, experience #ObiWanKenobi, a limited series, streaming May 27 on @DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/8keA1A5h2R – Star Wars (@starwars) April 27, 2022
Starring actors Diego Luna, Anton Valesi, and Adria Arjona, this series is a prequel to “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” which follows the adventures of Cassian Andor during the formative years of the Rebellion, according to IMDB. There is no confirmed date yet, but it is expected to arrive on the streaming platform in 2022.
“The Bad Batch” (Season 2)
This series focused on the 99 Squadron that premiered its first season last year on Disney + will have a second installment this 2022, according to Lucasfilm.
The Bad Batch follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “Star Wars: The Clone Wars”), and their young charge, Omega, as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy after the Clone Wars, according to the Lucasfilm synopsis.
“The Mandalorian” (season 3)
Although there is no confirmed date yet, everything indicates that at some point in 2022 we will be able to see the third installment of “The Mandalorian”, a multi-award-winning series that when it premiered in 2019 served as an incentive to attract new subscribers to Disney +.
Its second season won seven Emmy Awards for its visual effects and musical composition, among other aspects.
Jon Favreau writes and directs the series, set after the fall of the Empire but before the rise of the First Order. It centers on a lone warrior in the far reaches of the galaxy.
“Star Wars: Rogue Squadron”
The next Star Wars adventure we’ll see on the big screen will be “Rogue Squadron,” which is scheduled to open in theaters in 2023, according to IMDB.
At an Investor Day event, Disney broke the news that “Wonder Woman” director Patty Jenkins would be tapped to oversee “Rogue Squadron.” Although no details are known yet, it is known that the new movie focuses on the Rebel Alliance starfighter squadron from the Star Wars movies.
This eight-episode series is coming to Disney+ in 2023. “The Acolyte” stars Amandla Stenberg and takes viewers into a previously unexplored Star Wars galaxy of dark secrets and emerging powers in the final days of the age of the High Republic, according to IMDB.
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In “The Mandalorian” we were able to see Ahsoka Tano for the first time, played by actress Rosario Dawnson, and now the Jedi will have her own series. This spin-off will focus on the adventures of Anakin Skywalker’s apprentice before he became Darth Vader. According to IMDB, the project is currently in development and no further details are yet known.
Donald Glover will play Lando Calrissian in this Disney+ series, a Star Wars character who may have been late to the fight against the Empire, but whose role in the destruction of the second Death Star cemented his reputation as a hero. according to the Star Wars website. Among the new projects unveiled during the Investor Day event was “Lando,” a series developed by Justin Simien, the creator of the Netflix show “Dear White People.”
Rangers of the New Republic
Executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni will be in charge of this new series that will premiere soon on Disney +. According to the streaming platform, the new series will be set within the timeline of “The Mandalorian” and will intersect with future stories.
With information from Sandra Gonzalez, Frank Pallota, Brian Lowry, Marianne Garvey
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