As we head into 2023, there are plenty of new shows, specials and films to look forward to from Star Wars in the year ahead. With multiple new Disney+ Original live-action and animated series heading to our screens.
Here’s a look at some of the Star Wars projects coming to Disney+ in 2023:
Note: This list is subject to change.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch – Season 2
When the new season opens, months have passed since the events on Kamino, and the Bad Batch continues their journey navigating the Empire after the fall of the Republic. They will cross paths with friends and foes, both new and familiar, as they take on a variety of thrilling mercenary missions that will take them to unexpected and dangerous new places.
The second season of “The Bad Batch” is due to arrive on Disney+ on Wednesday, 4th January 2023, with a double episode premiere and new episodes being released weekly through to the end of March.
Star Wars: The Mandalorian – Season 3
In the third season of “The Mandalorian,” the Mandalorian and Grogu have been reunited and continue their journey through the lawless galaxy. Season 3 is set to launch exclusively on Disney+ in 2023. Kennedy and Colin Wilson also executive produce, with Karen Gilchrist and Carrie Beck as co-executive producers. The third season stars Pedro Pascal, Katee Sackhoff, Amy Sedaris, Giancarlo Esposito and Emily Swallow.
“The Mandalorian” returns on Wednesday, 1st March 2023, with new episodes being released weekly afterwards.
Star Wars: Ahsoka
This all-new live-action series heading to Disney+ starring Rosario Dawson in the title role. Set after the fall of the Empire, “Ahsoka” follows the former Jedi knight Ahsoka Tano as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy. This new series is set within the same time period as “The Mandalorian” and will introduce Thrawn, Ezra and Sabine from “Rebels” into the live-action Star Wars Universe. The new series is slated for 2023 and will be exclusive to Disney+. The executive producers are Dave Filoni, Jon Favreau, Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson, Carrie Beck, with Karen Gilchrist as co-executive producer.
No exact Disney+ release date for “Ahsoka” has been announced yet.
Star Wars: Skeleton Crew
From creators Jon Watts and Christopher Ford, “SkeletonCrew” tells the story of four kids who find themselves lost in in the vastness of the galaxy, trying to find their way home. Jude Law stars in the series, along with Kyriana Kratter and Ravi Cabot-Conyers. Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy and Michelle Rejwan will also be executive producers on the show.
No exact Disney+ release date for “Skeleton Crew” has been announced yet.
Star Wars: Visions – Season 2
“Star Wars: Visions” stretches beyond any one form of animation and serves as a broader framework for celebratory expressions of Star Wars storytelling. Volume 2 will showcase that potential as the shorts go on a global tour, celebrating the incredible animation happening across countries and cultures, through the mythos of Star Wars.
The new season of “Star Wars: Visions” launches exclusively on Disney+ in Spring 2023.
Young Jedi Adventures
This all-new animated series is about Kai Brightstar, who is a Jedi youngling who hopes to grow in the ways of the Force and follow in the footsteps of Master Yoda. Nash Durango is a pilot who befriends Kai and company, joining them on adventures across the galaxy. It will star Jamaal Avery Jr. and Emma Berman.
The animated series, set during the High Republic era, will arrive in 2023.
If 2023 is anything like previous years, we are likely to see some further adventures of the characters from the Star Wars universe, with some behind-the-scenes documentaries and maybe some animated adventures from LEGO.
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