Walt Disney on Friday unveiled plans for 3 new Star Wars films, together with one with Daisy Ridley reprising her position as a Jedi hero in a galaxy far, far-off.
Ridley will play her character, Rey, in a narrative set 15 years after the occasions of the 2019 movie The Rise of Skywalker. The upcoming film will give attention to rebuilding the New Jedi Order as powers rise to tear it down, Disney mentioned.
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy introduced the brand new initiatives in London on the annual Star Wars Celebration fan conference, the place the actress took the stage to verify her return to the blockbuster franchise.
Disney bought Star Wars producer Lucasfilm in 2012 for $4 billion and launched three hit movies from 2015 to 2019 plus a number of TV collection on the Disney+ streaming service.
Followers had been ready to listen to the place Star Wars would head on the massive display.
The corporate had put a pause on new Star Wars films after Rise of Skywalker. A movie that was set to be launched this 12 months, Rogue Squadron, was scrapped, as have been some others that had been in early growth.
The second of the three coming movies will delve into the previous to inform the story of the primary Jedi to wield the Drive, Kennedy mentioned.
The third might be set within the current and chronicle an escalating struggle between the Imperial Remnant and the fledgling New Republic. It is going to be led by Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau, the workforce behind the favored Star Wars TV collection The Mandalorian.
No launch dates for the flicks have been introduced.