Indiana Jones 5, Avatar 2, Star Wars… Here’s a rundown of all the Disney announcements during D23

The D23 exhibition happening right now in Anaheim, California. And after a first day in the Disney and Pixar studios, this time it’s time for the company’s other studios with big ears: Lucasfilm and its saga Star warsMarvel and 20th Century Studioswhich prepares the continuation of a certain saga… Avatar. Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm, immediately confirmed that “ there is a huge amount of exciting new Star Wars stories coming “.

Star Wars, Indiana Jones, Willow… What are the upcoming Lucasfilm releases?

First with Andorwhich is a prequel series dedicated to the character of Cassian Andor, who appeared in the cinema in the film Rogue one. A character embodied by Diego Luna, who came to present this series, filmed over two seasons of 12 episodes, in the company of his partners Geneviève O’Reilly, Kyle Soller and Adria Arjona. A series starring Stellan Skarsgård, Forest Whitaker, Denise Gough, Fiona Shaw and Faye Marsay. ” We go back five years to when the rebellion begins to form explains Diego Luna. The first three episodes of Season 1 will air exclusively on Disney+ starting September 21.

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A new adaptation of Arrow, a world created in 1988 by George Lucas and Ron Howard, will see the light of day. Warwick Davis (Willow Ufgood) shared his excitement at returning to Andowyne before being joined on stage by the show’s stars Joanne Whalley (Sorsha), Ruby Cruz (Kit), Erin Kellyman (Jade), Ellie Bamber (Dove ), Dempsey Bryk (Airk), Amar Chadha-Patel (Boorman), Tony Revolori (Graydon), but also Christian Slater, whose arrival in this project is still a mystery. ” I can just tell you that I have always been a fan of George Lucas movies and science fiction he said. Arrow will stream on Disney+ from November 30.

Director, producer and screenwriter David Filoni then came to present his various projects, including the upcoming 16-episode second season of the animated series. Star Wars: The Bad Batch which begins January 4, 2023 on Disney+. Filoni then continued Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi, which comes in the form of six all-new animated shorts featuring parables built around prequel-era Jedi. It airs October 26 on Disney+. A presentation of a new series with the title was then made Ahsoka with Rosario Dawson in the title role as this former Jedi Knight. The new series is slated for release in 2023 and will stream exclusively on Disney+.

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Another new series with the title Star Wars: The Skeleton Crew will see the light of day on Disney+ in 2023 with Jude Law! The story of four children who find themselves lost in the vastness of the Star Wars galaxy as they try to find their way home.

Finally, the panel presented season 3 of The Mandalorian with the arrival on stage of stars such as Pedro Pascal, Katee Sackhoff, Amy Sedaris, Giancarlo Esposito and Emily Swallow. In this third season, the Mandalorian and Grogu have been reunited and continue their journey through the galaxy. Season 3 will launch exclusively on Disney+ in 2023.

Before concluding the presentation of the Lucasfilm studios, Kathleen Kennedy previewed the new film Indiana Jones with Harrison Ford’s surprise appearance alongside his partner, Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Visibly moved, Ford claims to be very proud of this new film. ” This new Indiana Jones is absolutely fantastic, and Phoebe Waller-Bridge is one of the reasons, Harrison said. It is a film that the character will speak from his heart about. A truly human story to tell and a movie that will kick your ass too! The fifth opus of the famous adventurer will be released in theaters on June 30, 2023.

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What are the next Marvel movies coming out?

Then it was the turn of the Marvel studios to make their presentation of the projects that would come under Kevin Feige’s presidency. Initially iron heart which is the new series that takes place after the events of Black Panther: Wakanda Forever. The new series is slated for Disney+ next year.

A special will be coming to Disney+ starting October 7 with Marvel Studios’ first-ever special presenting the title Werewolf at night directed by Michael Giacchino with Gael García Bernal and Laura Donnelly. An application “ scary but fun says Feige to celebrate the arrival of the Halloween party.

A new miniseries titled Secret invasion will launch on Disney+ in 2023. Don Cheadle, reprising his role as Colonel James Rhodes, was on hand to talk about this new show, whose cast includes Cobie Smulders as Maria Hill, Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury and Ben Mendelsohn as Skrull Talos also with Olivia Colman, Emilia Clarke and Kingsley Ben-Adir. Note that Don Cheadle will also be Colonel James Rhodes, but in a completely new light with different types of armor in another project on Disney+, which will be called Tank wars.

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Meanwhile, Season 2 is filming Loki is already underway. Tom Hiddleston, Owen Wilson, Sophia Di Martino and Ke Huy Quan arrived at the D23 Expo straight from the set. Season 2 picks up where Season 1 left off with the shocking season finale as Loki finds himself in a battle for the soul of the Time Variance Authority. Season 2 of Loki will air in 2023 on Disney+.

Also at Marvel, a new series will soon be broadcast on Disney+. it is Echo with Alaqua Cox, Vincent D’Onofrio, Devery Jacobs, Graham Greene, Cody Lightning and Chaske Spencer. The story of Maya Lopez, who must face her past, reconnect with her Native American roots, and embrace a sense of family and community if she ever hopes to move forward.

Finally, on the series side, Marvel is gearing up for filming next year Daredevil: Born Again. A new series of 18 episodes that should see the light of day on Disney+ in 2023 with the return of the adventures of Daredevil.

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But of course, the Marvel Cinematic Universe continues to excite fans on the big screen with plenty of upcoming movies like Black Panther: Wakanda Forever, Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania, Captain America: New World Order or Thunderbolts.

Kevin Feige closed the Marvel Studios presentation with The Marvels which is the sequel to Captain Marvel directed by Nia DaCosta with Iman Vellani (Kamala Khan / Ms. Marvel), Teyonah Parris (Monica Rambeau) and Brie Larson (Carol Danvers / Captain Marvel). The film will be released in theaters on July 28, 2023.

Avatar 2, the most anticipated film of the year

Finally, the panel ended definitively with the presentation of 20th Century Studios Avatar: The Way of Water. The long-awaited sequel to James Cameron’s Avatar finally hits theaters on December 16. The film marks the return of Sam Worthington (Jake Sully), Zoe Saldaña (Neytiri), Sigourney Weaver (Kiri) and Stephen Lang (Colonel Miles Quaritch). Set more than a decade after the events of the first film, Avatar: The Way of Water begins to tell the story of the Sully family, the problems that follow them, the lengths they go to protect themselves, the struggles they fight to stay alive, and the tragedies they face. ” These next “Avatar” (Avatar 2, 3 and 4) will be magic to the eyes and will blow away the audience says James Cameron. After only watching several minutes of the movie “Avatar 2”, it is difficult to contradict the famous director.

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