Announcing the new Star Wars Tales of the Jedi animated series


star wars animation branch continues to grow with the announcement of Tales of the Jedi, an all-new series of anthology shorts that will have its own panel at Star Wars Celebration next month. With animated shows such as The Clone Warsand Star Wars: Visions Getting good reviews, Lucasfilm hopes to keep the animated series going with their newest addition to the long-running sci-fi franchise.

Confirmation of the new series came from the Star Wars Celebration event website, which takes place from May 26, and this year coincides with the release of the Disney+ Obi-Wan Kenobi series. Held in Anaheim, California, the panel for Tales of the Jedi will take place between 2:30 and 3:30 p.m. on May 28 and will be hosted by Amy Ratcliffe and will have Dave Filoni as special guest. The original announcement on the site was removed for a short time, having probably been uploaded prematurely, but after the news and screenshots were shared on Twitter and Reddit, the details of the panel were added to the site.


The news that star wars The legend Filoni will be on the panel to suggest he’ll have a hand in the show, and that can only mean good things for the newest addition to the franchise. While there are currently no details available on how many episodes the series will have or how long they will last, with so many other projects currently in development, for now it is enough to know that it exists.

Star Wars diversifies, but seems stuck in the past

Since the arrival of Disney+, the star wars The list of oriented releases has been much more focused on series than movies. To prove this point, the only theatrical film currently in any stage of production is the Patty Jenkins directed Thieves Squadron. However, this has recently fallen on hard times and could still be delayed further than next year. So far, shows like The Mandalorian and the impending Obi Wan Kenobi have managed to reinvigorate the franchise, but like most other projects that have been announced, they all feature historical stories.

There are currently several series in active development for Disney+, including Andor and Ahsokawho all sit in and around the history of star wars it’s been said so far in the movie franchise. Regarding the future of the saga, beyond the sequential trilogy that ended with the years 2019 The Rise of Skywalkerthere’s still no confirmation on how Lucasfilm intends to approach what happens beyond the Skywalker Saga in a galaxy not as far away as it originally was.

Right now, all eyes are on the return of Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen to the Obi Wan Kenobi series which debuts with a double episode on May 27. After nearly 20 years away from the franchise, fans can’t wait to see the pair face off again as Obi-Wan and Darth Vader, respectively. There’s a lot of expectation on the show to deliver a show that matches the quality of The Mandalorian after Boba Fett’s Book fell a little flat with the public.

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