The success of The Mandalorian on Disney Plus, coupled to rumors that season 2 of the present will reintroduce key characters from the Star Wars universe, has seemingly despatched the rumor mill into overdrive on what’s coming subsequent.
Two reviews from the previous few days have centered on potential live-action debuts of different notable Star Wars icons on Disney Plus. The primary is Grand Admiral Thrawn, a personality with a protracted historical past within the Star Wars universe. Initially launched within the Thrawn trilogy of books by Timothy Zahn beginning in 1991, the character was then reintroduced into Disney’s Star Wars continuity by way of the animated collection Rebels. Zahn has since written extra books that includes the character, who’s a Star Wars fan favourite.
In accordance with The DIS Insider (by way of author Daniel Richtman), Disney is trying to forged a live-action Thrawn to be used in future Star Wars tasks, presumably his personal collection. And, that is all there may be to it.
The opposite current story comes from The Illuminerdi, which claims Disney is trying to forged a live-action model of Ezra Bridger from the animated collection Star Wars: Rebels, performed by an actor of their 30s-40s. Whereas the report does not cite which venture the casting is for, it does counsel the venture shall be on Disney Plus.
Neither has been mentioned on both matter by Lucasfilm, in fact, so deal with each as rumors.
Why we’re not satisfied but
There’s a complete cottage trade of Star Wars rumors on the web. Earlier reviews about Boba Fett and Ahsoka Tano turning up in The Mandalorian season 2 felt extra convincing as a result of they got here from the Hollywood Reporter, a long-established movie trade publication with demonstrably spot-on sources. Certainly, the outlet has a current confirmed scoop, in that it revealed Russian Doll creator Leslye Headland is making a collection for Disney Plus.
Lucasfilm then formally introduced that collection on Might the 4th 2020, often known as Star Wars Day. That implies what we have realized about The Mandalorian’s subsequent set of episodes is pretty hermetic.
Within the case of those newer rumors, we’ll imagine them if and after we be taught extra. It isn’t not possible Lucasfilm needs to convey extra components of the broader Star Wars universe to its Disney Plus exhibits, although, provided that the universe is managed by one unified Lucasfilm Story Group.
Disney Plus already has 4 confirmed Star Wars collection within the works: The Mandalorian, Headland’s untitled collection and the 2 spin-off exhibits centered on Obi-Wan Kenobi and Rogue One’s Cassian Andor.