Rogue Squadron, the troubled Star Wars film, has been faraway from Disney’s movement image schedule, which means it presently has no Star Wars theatrical launch within the pipeline.
The information got here in a scheduling replace despatched to media Thursday afternoon, which made modifications to 11 Disney films which have or had premiere dates scheduled between March 2023 and July 2024.
Patty Jenkins, the director of 2017’s Wonder Woman and its 2020 sequel, was introduced aboard to direct what Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy stated can be a narrative set in a “future era of the galaxy.” Filming was anticipated to start this 12 months, with a launch focusing on Christmas 2023.
But in November 2021, The Hollywood Reporter reported these plans had been delayed, with scheduling conflicts and different commitments cited. Jenkins is connected to a 3rd Wonder Woman film for Warner Bros. and in pre-production, in regards to the Egyptian chief Cleopatra, written by and starring Wonder Woman’s Gal Gadot.
For now, meaning all of Disney’s Star Wars eggs are in its streaming TV basket. Already, Lucasfilm has premiered The Book of Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney Plus earlier this 12 months, with Andor, specializing in the beginnings of the Rebel Alliance earlier than the Original Trilogy, set to premiere on Sept. 21. The third season of The Mandalorian will launch in February 2023, and reveals about Lando Calrissian and the Jedi Ahsoka Tano are additionally deliberate.
The most up-to-date Star Wars characteristic movie is 2019’s The Rise of Skywalker which, though it was a industrial success, was nonetheless the lowest-grossing of the Sequel Triology and a vital catastrophe. Its efficiency, plus an underwhelming reception for 2018’s Solo: A Star Wars Story apparently precipitated Lucasfilm and Disney to rethink their theatrical plans.
Disney changed deliberate theatrical releases for Kenobi and Fett with their Disney Plus diversifications. Motion image initiatives connected at one level to The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson and Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, though by no means formally scheduled or introduced, are nonetheless in limbo.