When Disney bought the rights to Star Wars from Lucasfilm back in 2012, we knew that we could expect many new Star Wars movies. If the recently released Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and 2015’s smash-hit, The Force Awakens are anything to go by, then the new Star Wars movies still set for release are sure to wow fans and newbies alike.
These are the upcoming new Star Wars movies that we can’t wait to see come alive on the big screen and feed our appetite for anything Star Wars.
Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi
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Recently named, Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi is one of the new Star Wars movies we’re all expecting. These new Star Wars movies follow the Skywalker storyline, with The Last Jedi set to pick up where The Force Awakens left off.
Release Date: 16 December 2016
Han Solo Standalone Movie
Just like Rogue One told a story outside of the Skywalker storyline, more new Star Wars movies will do the same. Your favourite galactic scoundrel will be getting the honour he deserves in his own Han Solo movie. Last year, it was revealed by Lucasfilm president, Kathleen Kennedy, that Alden Ehrenreich will be the new Han Solo in the upcoming standalone movie.
Woody Harrelson will be starring in one of the most anticipated new Star Wars movies, with the untitled film’s directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller saying:
We couldn’t be more excited to work with an artist with as much depth and range as Woody. His ability to find both humor and pathos, often in the same role, is truly unique. He is also very good at ping pong.
Emilia Clark (from Game of Thrones) is signed on as an untitled character. Donald Glover (aka Childish Gambino) will be portraying the role of Lando Calrissian.
Release Date: May 2018
Star Wars: Episode IX
We always knew that the new Star Wars movies following the Skywalker storyline would be a trilogy. As we have next to no info on what The Last Jedi would be about, it would be difficult to speculate on the last of the new Star Wars movies following the Skywalker storyline.
Release Date: December 2019
Boba Fett Origin Movie
One of the most speculative new Star Wars movies, is whether or not a Boba Fett movie is in the making. It was initially planned that the Boba Fett movie would be the second of the new Star Wars movies after Rogue One, but the project has been stalled for now. It has, however, repeatedly been said that a Boba Fett movie is one of the new Star Wars movies that will definitely happen.
Release Date: Unconfirmed.
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