Disney plans 10 Star Wars and 10 Marvel productions over next few years

Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins will be the first female director to helm a Star Wars film.

Patty Jenkins in the Rogue Squadron teaser

During an investor presentation, Disney revealed that over the next few years it is planning to launch 10 Star Wars series on the streaming service Disney+, as well as 10 Marvel series.

Disney also revealed that Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins will direct the next theatrical Star Wars movie, Rogue Squadron due in Christmas 2023. Jenkins, who shared a video explaining that she has long wanted to make a fighter pilot movie in honor of late her father, fighter pilot William Jenkins, who died when the filmmaker was seven.

Jenkins will be the first female director to direct a Star Wars film.

Two new series, which will come from The Mandalorian executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni: Rangers of the New Republic and Ahsoka, centering on Rosario Dawson’s character. Both will take place within the timeline of The Mandalorian.

Hayden Christensen, who played Anakin Skywalker in the Star Wars prequels, will be back for the Obi-Wan miniseries starring Ewan McGregor as the Jedi master.

On the Marvel front, Phase 4 of the MCU kicks off with Marvel Studios’ WandaVision, premiering on Disney+ on January 15, and continues throughout 2021 with new films and series including Marvel Studios’ Black Widow, Marvel Studios’ Eternals, Loki and Hawkeye.