For a short time in 2018, it looked like Star Wars fans would have a long wait before they had any new on-screen adventures to watch. The commercial disappointment of the spin-of movie Solo: A Star Wars Story led Disney boss Bob Iger to admit that the studio had released too many films too quickly, and that the whole franchise would be taking a break after the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker in December 2019 to reassess its priorities. Thankfully for fans, this hiatus didn’t last long.
The impending launch of Disney+ has changed the future of the long-running franchise. While expensive standalone spin-off movies such as Rogue One and Solo are seemingly off the cards for the time being, Lucasfilm has clearly realised that the small screen is the perfect place for them. To date, three shows have been announced for the service, two of them based on existing characters from the movies. There’s animated Star Wars content on the way too, including the long-awaited final season of The Clone Wars.
And while we’ll no longer be getting a new Star Wars movie every year, there is, of course, plenty of big screen action on the way. There are two separate movie trilogies in the works; the first film from these will arrive in 2022, and the current schedule has set up a rate of a new movie every two years. It’s still a great time to be a fan–so here’s everything we know so far about all the upcoming Star Wars movies and TV shows…