TASS, November 9th. / Tass /. Disney Film Studio will shoot a series that will be a prequel to the movie "Outcast One. Star Wars Stories" (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, 2016) and show it in its own service of streaming video Disney +. This was announced on Thursday by the head of the company Robert Iger, reports Reuters.
Disney intends to start shooting the series next year, the name of the project has not yet been selected. One of the roles in it will be performed by Mexican actor Diego Luna, the series will show the adventure of the character he played in the "Outcast One". According to Eiger, the show will show "stories filled with espionage and bold attempt to restore hope to the galaxy in the grip of a ruthless empire." The release date of the series is currently unknown.
The original Star Wars trilogy directed by George Lucas ended in 1983. At the end of the 1990s, he decided to restart the franchise and made three films about the events before the first three episodes.
In 2012, the company Lucas Lucasfilm ("Lukasfilm") was acquired by Disney film studios. In 2015, the movie became Star Wars. Episode VII: Force Awakens (Star Wars: Episode VII – Force Awakens) was released. It managed to raise more than $ 2 billion worldwide. VIII: The Last Jedi (Star Wars: Episode VIII – The Last Jedi), which totaled $ 1.3 billion. The movie "Outcast One. Star wars Stories ", released in 2016, was the first spin-off to the original saga. In 2018, the fans saw the second so-called offshoot movie" Han Solo: Star Wars. Stories "(Solo: A Star Wars Story).