Disney+ was once the belle of the ball at Disney’s Investor Day convention on December 10, reemphasizing the corporate’s pivot to streaming and offering an excuse to spend 4 hours detailing dozens of new titles deliberate for the streaming provider, together with new Star Wars and Marvel titles.
After revealing that Disney+ now has greater than 86 million paid subscribers and that it has “exceeded our wildest expectancies,” CEO Bob Chapek stated that Disney could be liberating 50 authentic titles on the platform within the years forward. That contains 10 new Marvel collection, 10 Star Wars collection, and 15 Disney and Disney Animation collection apiece.
On the Star Wars entrance, two Mandalorian spin-offs from govt manufacturers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni are within the works: Rangers of the New Republic and Ahsoka, the latter primarily based on Rosario Dawson’s liked persona. The initiatives had been described through Lucasfilm head Kathleen Kennedy as “interconnected presentations” that “will excite new audiences, embody our maximum passionate lovers, and will culminate in a climactic tale tournament.”
The push into extra Mandalorian fare (season two is recently streaming) presentations the significance of the emblem for Disney+ and the way the unique collection served as a catapult for subscribers when the streaming provider introduced in November 2019.
Kennedy additionally stated that Tony Gilroy, who cowrote Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has created Andor, any other Star Wars collection for Disney+ that will big name Diego Luna. Hayden Christensen will be reprising his function as Darth Vader in Obi-Wan, any other collection starring Ewan McGregor because the Jedi grasp, that’s being directed through Deborah Chow, who directed episodes of The Mandalorian. There will even be Lando, which is being evolved through Justin Simien, the writer-director of Dear White People.
On the theatrical entrance, administrators Patty Jenkins and Taika Waititi are each directing new Star Wars movies. Rogue Squadron, which is Jenkins’s undertaking, will be launched in theaters at Christmas in 2023.