After George Lucas set the stage with his space film depicting a galaxy far, far away, dozens of television series, radio plays, follow-up films, and even theme park rides were released. Star Wars fans have never had their wells run dry, and that trend will continue. That is to say, Lucasfilm does not have a shortage of new projects for the next couple of years. Their projects will stretch beyond 2023. For instance, shows like The Mandalorian: Season 3, Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Star Wars: Ahsoka are highly anticipated. In this quick guide, we share a list of top Star Wars shows you should look out for in 2022. But before that, be sure to check out The Force Universe, the best resource out there for everything Star Wars.There are several new ways for you to enjoy the world of Star Wars this year. Here’s a look at six top shows you shouldn’t miss!Click To Tweet
Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi TV Series
Premiere date: May 25, 2022, on Disney+
Cast: Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christensen, Joel Edgerton, Bonnie Piesse, Moses Ingram, Indira Varma, Rupert Friend, and Sung Kang.
Ewan McGregor is back! He stars as Obi-Wan Kenobi, a Jedi Master living in exile on Tatooine since Order 66. On this planet, Wan Kenobi is watching over Young Luke Skywalker. As a result, Obi-Wan will be pulled off the planet and come against his fallen apprentice.
In addition, Deborah Chow, a Mandalorian veteran, will direct the six-episode series. Most importantly, the release date will be the 45th-anniversary date of the original Star Wars film released in 1977. How cool is that?
Andor: Star Wars Show Made for Television
Premiere date: Mid to late 2022 on Disney+
Cast: Diego Luna, Adria Arjona, Stellan Skarsgard, Denise Gough, Fiona Shaw, Kylie Soller, Genevieve O’Reilly.
Diego Luna stars as a rebel spy known as Cassian Andor, who is reprising his role from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Genevieve O’Reilly will also reprise her role as Mon Mothma. Certainly, this could lead to some larger Galaxy tie-ins.
To clarify, the TV series is set after The Return of Jedi (1983) and is part of the Star Wars franchise. In short, Disney describes it as an exciting spy thriller exploring deadly missions and his partners at the start of the rebellion.
The Mandalorian Season 3: A Super Popular Star Wars Show
Episodes: To be announced.
Premiere date: 2022 on Disney+
Cast: Pedro Pascal as The Mandalorian, Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon, Carl Weathers as Greef Karga, Katee Sackhoff as Bo-Katan
Pedro Pascal stars as the title character, Din Djarin. To sum up, he is a bounty hunter trying to return “The Child” to the Jedi, who are his people, and Grogu is by his side.
In short, there is a lot of adventure coming up. For example, Bo-Katan and Mando’s fight for the Darksaber is top of the list.
Most importantly, considering that The Mandalorian Season 3 is already filming, we can expect to see its release by June 2022.
Star Wars: Rogue Squadron
Premiere date: To be announced
Rogue Squadron will be helmed by Wonder Woman’s director, Patty Jenkins. Kathleen Kennedy from Lucasfilm said the movie will introduce new generation starfighter pilots who will earn their wings by pushing high-speed thrill rides that will risk their lives.
Consequently, fans eagerly await the Rogue Squadron. While Patty Jenkins will direct, Matthew Robinson will pen the screenplay, and Kathleen Kennedy will be the producer. The cast names have not yet been released.
Moreover, there are rumors that the movie will be set a few hundred years before the first movie and the source of inspiration is a video game.
Star Wars: Ahsoka TV Production
Release date: To be announced
Cast: Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker, Elizabeth Winstead, Ray Stevenson (unknown villain), Riu Bordizzo as Sabine Wren (Ahsoka’s Mandalorian comrade)
This Mandalorian spinoff series focuses on Rosario Dawson’s Ahsoka Tano. The Ahsoka series and The Mandalorian are set in the same era. In short, the story will revolve around her hunt for the Grand Admiral Thrawn, which is featured on the Mandalorian teaser.
The series is written by Dave Fioni and Jon Favreau as the co-executive producer. Moreover, production is set to begin in April 2022.
Star Wars Movie: Taika Waititi
Release date: To be announced
Taika Waititi will be the director of an upcoming Star Wars movie, which Krysty Wilson-Cairns co-writes.
Kathleen Kennedy, from Lucasfilms, says that Taika Waititi’s approach to Star Wars is fresh, unique, and unexpected. That is to say, his talent and humor will take the audience on an exciting ride.
Above all, some reports say the movie could portray the Dawn of the Jedi storyline, which is told by a novel and comic book series. In addition, Taika Waititi is also directing Thor: Love and Thunder and an animated series on Netflix.