What’s the news:
- Disney announced a new untitled “Star Wars” series for Disney Plus on Monday, which is considered “Star Wars Day” since it is May 4 (May the 4th).
- Leslye Headland (“Russian Doll,” “Bachelorette”) will write, executive produce and serve as showrunner for the series.
- It’s unclear what the project will be about.
Other Disney Plus projects
Disney Plus has three “Star Wars” projects in the works.
- “The Mandalorian” is now in postproduction for its second season, which will likely be released in the fall. A third season is already in the works.
- Disney previously announced a series based on Cassian Andor’s life, before the events of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.”
- And, despite plenty of rumors, Disney announced a series based on Obi-Wan Kenobi, which is set between “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” and “Star Wars: A New Hope.”
What will the new series be about?
- It’s really unclear what the new Disney series will be focus on.
- There have been rumors of a Boba Fett movie, though that seems to have been repackaged into “The Mandalorian.” There were briefly rumors of a Darth Maul television series, too. But his character has been rumored to appear in “The Mandalorian” too.