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Development & Production


Rumor
May. 03, 2021
Disney was rumored to be developing more animated “films” within the Star Wars universe.   (Jordan Maison)
Quote
Apr. 27, 2021
Matt Lanter confirmed that fans will get to see the animated version of Anakin Skywalker in a future project that he "can't talk about yet."   (Cast/Crew)
Report
Mar. 17, 2021
The bounty hunter Durge was confirmed to return to Star Wars in 'Doctor Aphra #11.'   (io9)
Rumor
Mar. 06, 2021
A new Disney+ series featuring Ezra and Thrawn was rumored to be in development.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Quote
Mar. 02, 2021
Disney CEO Bob Chapek hinted that Star Wars movies might get shorter theatrical windows in the near future, noting that future audiences won't "have much of a tolerance for a title, say, being out of theatrical for months...just sort of sitting there, gathering dust."   (Disney)
Quote
Feb. 22, 2021
Tom Holland revealed that he originally auditioned for the role of Finn in the sequel trilogy of the Skywalker Saga.   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Feb. 16, 2021
Rian Johnson said that his Star Wars trilogy is still in the works, revealing that there are "no dates or timelines because he has other projects going on, but it is happening."   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Jan. 12, 2021
Lucasfilm was rumored to be "super interested" in continuing the story of Captain Rex in a future Star Wars project.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Report
Dec. 10, 2020
A significant expansion of the “Star Wars” universe was reported to be unveiled during Disney Investor Day.   (The New York Times)
Official
Dec. 10, 2020
Disney confirmed that there will be "roughly 10 Star Wars series” on Disney+ over the next few years.   (Disney)
Report
Dec. 07, 2020
The new slate of projects from Lucasfilm was reported to be unveiled during Disney Investor Day on December 10, 2020.   (Deadline)
Rumor
Dec. 04, 2020
Three new animated series were rumored to be in various stages of development from Lucasfilm, one of which would be set during The High Republic era.   (Cinelinx)
Report
Nov. 06, 2020
The spinoff show centered on Boba Fett was reported to begin production in the second week of November.   (Deadline)
Rumor
Oct. 14, 2020
A Cara Dune series was rumored to be in development for Disney+.   (LRM Online)
Rumor
Oct. 14, 2020
Lucasfilm was rumored to be developing a spinoff series of 'The Mandalorian' focusing on Bo-Katan Kryze and Cara Dune.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Rumor
Sep. 30, 2020
Darth Bane was rumored to be involved in multiple upcoming Star Wars projects, including a possible solo project.   (Daniel Richtman)
Rumor
Sep. 14, 2020
Lucasfilm was rumored to be considering developing a project focused on a young Mace Windu.   (Daniel Richtman)

Cast


Quote
Mar. 16, 2021
Mena Massoud teased his casting as the live-action Ezra Bridger by sharing a quote that was mentioned by the character in one of his social media posts.   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Jan. 07, 2021
Robert Downey Jr. was rumored to be having discussions with Lucasfilm for a potential role in a future Star Wars project.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Rumor
Dec. 04, 2020
Two supporting characters were rumored to be getting cast for 'The Mandalorian's' prequel spinoff series on Disney+.   (The Direct)
Report
Oct. 15, 2020
Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Kelly Marie Tran (Rose Tico), and Billy Dee Williams (Lando Calrissian) have all reportedly signed onto the voice their characters in 'The Lego Star Wars Holiday Special'.   (Entertainment Weekly)
Rumor
Jul. 22, 2020
Donald Glover was rumored to reprise his role as Lando Calrissian in an upcoming Disney+ series.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Rumor
Apr. 07, 2020
Rosario Dawson was rumored to have signed a multi-show deal for her portrayal of Ahsoka Tano, indicating that Lucasfilm is interested in having Dawson appear as Ahsoka in multiple Disney+ shows.   (The Direct)

Release Date


Official
Apr. 02, 2021
‘LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga’ was confirmed to be delayed again, and no new release date was revealed.   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Apr. 02, 2021
‘Star Wars Vintage Collection’ was confirmed to be released on Disney+, and the slate includes “several long out-of-print and previously unavailable movies and series.”   (Lucasfilm)
Official
Nov. 16, 2020
A new Minecraft DLC inspired by A New Hope, The Empires Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi, and The Mandalorian was officially released.   (Lucasfilm)

Plot


Rumor
Apr. 21, 2021
Darth Revan was rumored to return in a future Star Wars project on Disney+.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Quote
Mar. 11, 2021
Benedict Cumberbatch said that he is not interested to play the live-action version of Grand Admiral Thrawn, noting that " it’s not the right time in my life for that."   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Mar. 11, 2021
Freddie Prinze Jr. revealed that he and Dave Filoni had discussions about Kanan being killed by Maul in "Twilight of the Apprentice" of 'Star Wars Rebels.'   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Mar. 03, 2021
Rian Johnson confirmed that he didn't know about Kylo Ren's death in 'The Rise of Skywalker' while making 'The Last Jedi.'   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Feb. 28, 2021
Daisy Ridley said that Rey was just a “no one” during ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens.’   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Feb. 26, 2021
Kate Sackhoff said that she wants to see “some stuff with Pre Vizla” in a live action setting.   (Cast/Crew)
Quote
Dec. 01, 2020
Rian Johnson said that he considered using Anakin Skywalker's Force ghost during the tree burning scene from 'The Last Jedi.'   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Jul. 24, 2020
Darth Maul was rumored to appear in multiple upcoming Disney+ shows, including a show centered on the villain.   (The Direct)

Promotional


Official
Mar. 31, 2021
Lucasfilm confirmed that Terec and Ceret will receive an exclusive comic book cover featuring the two characters front and center for issue number six of 'The High Republic' in honor of #TransDayOfVisibility.   (Lucasfilm)
Picture
Dec. 16, 2020
A new behind-the-scenes image of Carrie Fisher from the set of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' was officially released.   (Cast/Crew)
Picture
Dec. 16, 2020
An unused piece of concept art from 'The Rise of Skywalker' shows the return of Emperor Palpatine.   (Concept Art)
Picture
Dec. 09, 2020
The variant cover of 'Star Wars: The High Republic' issue #1 featuring Yoda was officially revealed.   (Promotional Art)
Picture
Dec. 02, 2020
The official cover of 'Star Wars: The High Republic' was officially revealed.   (Lucasfilm)
Picture
Nov. 16, 2020
New holiday-themed promo images for the upcoming LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga video game was officially released.   (Disney)
Video
Nov. 06, 2020
5 new 'LEGO Star Wars: Celebrate the Season' shorts was officially released.   (Disney)
Official
Nov. 05, 2020
A trailer for 'LEGO Star Wars: The Holiday Special' was officially released.   (Disney)