There were new chapters in the Star Wars universe coming from a mile away – Disney Plus’ Rogue One Prequel series, Obi-Wan series, new Cloning wars Turns out Bad batch, And rumors of Boba Fit emanating from The Mandalorian – But Lucasfilm loves to surprise, and the company had one for the fans on Thursday at Disney Investors Day 2020.

Patty Jenkins, her next movie, Wonder Woman 1984, Will land In theaters and HBO Max on December 25Will direct Rogue Squadron. You heard it right: The Rebel Alliance squadron founded by Luke Skywalker during the original timeline of the saga, and which has formed with much of the European Union over the years, will appear on the big screen in a “future era of the galaxy,” according to Kathleen Kennedy of Lucasfilm. The movie is due to be released on Christmas 2023

Jenkins posted a video on Twitter Explaining her desire to make “the greatest fighter pilot movie ever,” saying she hasn’t found the right project – yet.

Troubled consequences Celestial ascension In December 2019, many Star Wars fans were left adrift. Directed by JJ Abrams, JJ Abrams finished the story of Rey, Finn, and Poe with great fanfare, but the critical feedback all seemed to agree that it was more of a fan-service style than foolproof, leaving little confidence in what the theatrical side of the next Star Wars might cook up.

Chapters 1 and 2 of The Mandalorian The excitement pendulum has taken the other way, as do memes, Reddit chatter, merchandise sales, and Disney Plus subscriber numbers. Now there are plans for more Star Wars than ever before – albeit in a different form.

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