Star Wars 9 : what’s next after The Ascension of Skywalker ? We made the point on future projects

Star Wars 9 : quelle suite après L'Ascension de Skywalker ? On fait le point sur les projets à venir

Star Wars 9 : the point on the movies and series to come after The Ascension of Skywalker

Out to the cinema this Wednesday, December 18, Star Wars 9 : The Ascent of Skywalker mark the end of the story of the famous family… but not of the universe created by George Lucas ! In fact, Lucasfilm and Disney are preparing new films (and not only) around the saga. PRBK made the point on future projects. This article does not contain spoilers about Star Wars 9.

There is a life beyond the Skywalker ! Yes, if Star Wars 9 is supposed to close the three trilogies centered on the Skywalker, the projects do not fail to continue to live the saga. Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm, recently assigned to the Los Angeles Times that she wanted to be interested in the stories rather than to fill in the boxes at the box-office. Still, no shortage of projects !

A new film in 2022

It is December 2022, that Star Wars is expected to make his return to cinema with a film not yet titled. We do not know still not much apart from that, according to The Hollywood Reporter, Lucasfilm has chosen a director, not named for the moment, to carry this project. It was expected that one of the films of the trilogy from the creators of Game of Thrones so in 2022, but David Benioff and D. B. Weiss have abandoned their projects with Disney in October.

A trilogy by Rian Johnson

The director of Star Wars 8 : The Last Jedi, Rian Johnson, will soon be at the head of a whole new trilogy. Despite the rumors, these three films would be still relevant as it has recently been confirmed. “We are always engaged with Lucasfilm,” he said. No details on this project has not been unveiled.

A film by Kevin Feige

From Marvel to Star Wars, there is a not to Kevin Feige. Last September, Lucasfilm announced that the boss of Marvel Studios will soon be a movie Star Wars always held in secret. Yes, Disney loves secrets !

Characters from Star Wars 9 return to the cinema ?

Even if the “new” trilogy is complete, it is not impossible to revisit some of the characters. Kathleen Kennedy explained to the LA Times that the company does “will not abandon the characters created in the trilogy, the most recent“. It is not yet known who that is, but announcements should be made at the beginning of 2020.

Series on Disney +

The universe of Star Wars also continues the series on Disney”, which will be available from march 31, 2020 in France and will be available via Canal+.

The Mandalorian

Already available in the United States, The Mandalorian is the first series in live-action on the universe of Star Wars. The action of the series takes place in between Return of The Jedi and The Awakening of the Force. Pedro Pascal plays the Mandalorian, a bounty hunter formidable. On one of his missions, he will discover the existence of a child of the same species as Yoda (baby Yoda for the intimate). The Mandalorian will be available on Disney+ soon after her arrival in France and a season 2 is already ordered.

The trailer of The Mandalorian

A series about Obi-Wan Kenobi

Actor flagship of the prélogie, Ewan McGregor is returning to his role of Obi-Wan Kenobi : after many rumors around a possible film that focused on the Jedi, it is finally in a series expected for 2021 that the character will be back. It should be composed of (only) six episodes with shooting scheduled to begin in the summer of 2020. In an interview, the actor said that the action should take place between episodes 3 (the last pane in which it appears) and episode 4, more specifically eight years after Revenge of The Sith in which the Jedi were killed by Anakin Skywalker become Darth Vader. “It will be interesting to take a character that we know in a certain way and to see it from another angle… digest the fact that all Jedi were massacred at the end of Episode III. It really is something that will be very painful to overcome for him.” has entrusted to Ewan McGregor.

A series prequel Rogue One

Other series in preparation : a prequel Rogue One centred on the character of Cassian Andor played by Diego Luna who will take over his role. The action will take place several years before the movie, where Diego Luna gave a reply to Felicity Jones and will follow Cassian in the early years of the Rebellion. Disney described the series as a “spy thriller“. The filming is expected to begin in 2020 and the broadcast date has not been announced.

Rumors about a series centered on Kylo Ren

Kylo Ren will there be a right to his own series ? It is, in any case, he murmured a few weeks ago. According to the website We Got This Covered, often well-informed Disney plancherait on a series centered on the sons of Han Solo and Princess Leia. She could tell how Ben Solo has become Kylo Ren / Adam Driver who the performer would be linked to the project. Disney has not confirmed or denied this info.

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