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Disney+ has ordered a by-product collection that includes Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano, and Hayden Christensen is slated to reprise his position as Darth Vader in a beforehand introduced Obi-Wan Kenobi prequel present.

Disney made these bulletins at an Investor Day occasion, which additionally included information from the function facet that “Marvel Lady” director Patty Jenkins could be tapped to supervise a brand new “Star Wars” film, subtitled “Rogue Squadron,” for launch in 2023. That mission joins a deliberate movie from director Taika Waititi.

Nonetheless, essentially the most highly effective drive emanating from Lucasfilm may encompass its restricted collection for Disney+, drawing power from established “Star Wars” characters because the streaming service works to construct its subscriber base.

“The Mandalorian” — which launched on the day Disney+’ made its debut in November 2019 — has already confirmed to be an enormous asset, and now a springboard for different fare.

Dawson appeared on the present as Ahsoka, Anakin Skywalker’s padawan launched within the “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” animated collection. One other fan favourite additionally joined the collection in its second season, bringing again the character of Boba Fett, performed by Temuera Morrison.

Individually, Anakin — or quite, Darth Vader — will present one other tie to the previous, with Christensen confirmed to look reverse Ewan McGregor within the Obi-Wan collection, which is able to cowl a interval a decade after occasions within the prequel trilogy that started with “The Phantom Menace.” After some delays, manufacturing is scheduled for subsequent 12 months.

Disney additionally unveiled one other live-action present set throughout “The Mandalorian” time-frame, “Rangers of the New Republic,” which is able to come from government producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni; and “Lando,” an occasion collection concerning the exploits of Lando Calrissian, being developed by Justin Simien, the creator of the Netflix present “Pricey White Individuals.”

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There have been no casting particulars concerning the latter. Billy Dee Williams originated the position — and just lately appeared once more in “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” — and Donald Glover portrayed a youthful model in “Solo.”

Disney additionally mentioned that manufacturing has begun on “Andor,” that includes Diego Luna because the character he performed in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”



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