Rogue Squadron, the troubled Star Wars film, has been faraway from Disney’s movement image schedule, which means it at present has no Star Wars theatrical launch within the pipeline.
The information got here in a scheduling replace despatched to media Thursday afternoon, which made adjustments to 11 Disney motion pictures which have or had premiere dates scheduled between March 2023 and July 2024.
Patty Jenkins, the director of 2017’s Marvel Girl and its 2020 sequel, was introduced aboard to direct what Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy stated could be a narrative set in a “future period of the galaxy.” Filming was anticipated to start this yr, with a launch focusing on Christmas 2023.
However in November 2021, The Hollywood Reporter reported these plans had been delayed, with scheduling conflicts and different commitments cited. Jenkins is hooked up to a 3rd Marvel Girl film for Warner Bros. and in pre-production, concerning the Egyptian chief Cleopatra, written by and starring Marvel Girl’s Gal Gadot.
For now, which means all of Disney’s Star Wars eggs are in its streaming TV basket. Already, Lucasfilm has premiered The E book of Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney Plus earlier this yr, with Andor, specializing in the beginnings of the Insurgent Alliance earlier than the Unique 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 latest Star Wars function 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 prompted Lucasfilm and Disney to rethink their theatrical plans.
Disney changed deliberate theatrical releases for Kenobi and Fett with their Disney Plus diversifications. Movement image tasks hooked up at one level to The Final Jedi director Rian Johnson and Sport of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, though by no means formally scheduled or introduced, are nonetheless in limbo.