The rich continue to get richer, with the rich being the global Star Wars fan community. Not only are we getting a brand new trilogy of films from Rian Johnson, we’ve also learned today Lucasfilm will be releasing a new live-action Star Wars series that will be available via Disney’s new streaming service. Disney CEO Bob Iger made the official announcement during an earnings call.
Disney is set to go live with their exclusive streaming service sometime in 2019.
Star Wars is getting the TV treatment with a forthcoming live-action series set to debut on Disney’s streaming service. The still-untitled-service is set to launch in 2019.
Walt Disney Company chairman and CEO Bob Iger confirmed the project while on a quarterly earnings call with investors Thursday.