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]. The main Star Wars film series is a trilogy of trilogies; as it neared completion, it was rebranded the "Skywalker saga". Following Disney's acquisition of the franchise, they were excluded from the canon. [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. Watch Now: Amazon | iTunes | NOW TV | Disney+ Ten years later, … Star Wars Rebels After “The Clone Wars” ended, Disney wanted to produce their own “Star Wars” show. [32], Before selling Lucasfilm to Disney in 2012, and parallel to his development of a sequel trilogy, George Lucas and original trilogy co-screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan started development on a standalone film about a young Han Solo. 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. [59] In addition to Rogue Squadron (2023), two untitled films are scheduled for mid-December 2025, and 2027. [3] All the major theatrical live-action films were nominated for Academy Awards. "[71], The Star Wars films are the second-highest-grossing film franchise of all time worldwide, behind the Marvel Cinematic Universe, having grossed over $10 billion at the global box office. 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. The movie received generally positive reviews, with its performances, action sequences, soundtrack, visual effects and darker tone being praised. Reportedly a live-action series that takes place between the events of 'Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith' and 'Star Wars: A … ", "Star Wars Spinoffs on Hold at Lucasfilm", "What The Game Of Thrones Showrunners' Star Wars Trilogy Was Reportedly About", "A New "Star Wars" Movie Based On "Knights Of The Old Republic" Is In The Works", "The Next 'Star Wars' Movie Is Reportedly Set In The 'High Republic' Era — Here's What That Means", From Star Wars to Jedi: The Making of a Saga, Empire of Dreams: The Story of the Star Wars Trilogy, Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, Star Wars: From the Adventures of Luke Skywalker, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=List_of_Star_Wars_films&oldid=998638120, All Wikipedia articles written in American English, Pages using multiple image with auto scaled images, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 6 January 2021, at 09:45. [42] The film's title was revealed to be Rogue One, with Chris Weitz rewriting the script, and Felicity Jones in the starring role. Star Wars Visions Star Wars Visions will be an Original Series of animated short films. [151], Felicity Jones, who played Jyn Erso in Rogue One, has the option of another Star Wars film in her contract; notwithstanding her character's fate in Rogue One, it has been speculated that she could return in other anthology films. Under the false promise of her father's liberation, Jyn agrees to help Rebel Alliance intelligence officer Cassian Andor and his droid K-2SO retrieve the message from Saw, now the paranoid leader of an extremist cell of rebels. Star Wars: Underworld. ", "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.