In this edition of Star Wars Bits:
- Star Wars: Rogue Squadron finds writer in Matthew Robinson
- Star Wars: The High Republic Wave 2 is here
- Del Rey adds to Star Wars Legends Essentials Collection
- Star Wars Adventures: Ghosts of Vader’s Castle haunts Halloween
- The Clone Wars receives Emmy nominations
- And more!
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Last week, Disney and Lucasfilm announced that Wonder Woman and Wonder Woman 1984 director Patty Jenkins will be the first woman to direct a live-action Star Wars feature film – a fighter pilot movie called Star Wars: Rogue Squadron. Now Jenkins has provided a bit of context about the film: namely, that it won’t be based on one of the many fighter pilot video games set in the Star Wars universe. Read More »
Last night, The Walt Disney Company performed a show of strength unlike anything we’ve seen outside of Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con by unleashing details and plans for new entries in several of its biggest franchises, including properties from Marvel, Lucasfilm, Pixar, and Walt Disney Animation. Since a number of movies received slight schedule adjustments, here is a comprehensive look at the confirmed release dates for a ton of film and streaming projects that fans are excited to see. Read More »
Update: Disney has confirmed that Star Wars: Rogue Squadron will open on December 22, 2023. Our original post follows.
Huge news out of Lucasfilm: Patty Jenkins, the director of Monster, Wonder Woman, and Wonder Woman 1984, will direct Star Wars: Rogue Squadron, a new live-action Star Wars feature film which will be released theatrically. Check out a behind the scenes video of Jenkins talking about the project below. Read More »