The Biggest Announcements From Star Wars Celebration

It’s a great weekend to be a Star Wars fan!

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Star Wars Celebration is going on RIGHT NOW in Anaheim and we’ve already seen a ton of exciting Star Wars news and announcements. Been busy with other things? Want to know about all of the latest Star Wars and Lucasfilm news? You’re in the right place! We’ve got all the biggest announcements you need to know about right here!

The Mandalorian Season 3

We FINALLY have a more specific release timeline for the third season of The Mandalorian on Disney+. Disney announced that season 3 will premiere on the streaming subscription service in February 2023.

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Now we just have to wait patiently to see Din and Grogu on our TV screens again. This is the way.

UPDATE on ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 3 Release Timeline for Disney+

New Trailer AND Release Date Announced For ‘Andor’ Series

Cassian Andor had a life before he worked with Jyn Erso to steal the Death Star plans from the Empire in Rogue One. The Andor series will shed some light on that part of his life, and now we have a new trailer that offers a few more details about his series, appropriately titled Andor.

We also have a release date for the new series — Andor will premiere on Disney+ on August 31st.

NEW Trailer and Release DATE Revealed for the ‘Andor’ Star Wars Series Coming to Disney+

New Trailer for ‘Willow’

So you’re probably wondering what Willow has to do with Star Wars, but there was a panel at Star Wars Celebration dedicated to Lucasfilm, where other projects were also discussed. That panel gave us our first trailer for the upcoming Willow series, which will bring back Warwick Davis in the title role.

We’ve previously learned more about the movie’s casting, too — this is a series we’ll be keeping an eye on for more news and announcements.

Learn more about the new movie here!

Jude Law Starring in New ‘Star Wars’ Series For Disney+

Actor Jude Law is set to star in a brand new Star Wars series that’s set to come to Disney+! The series is called Skeleton Crew and will be executive produced by Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Jon Favreau, and Dave Filoni.

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The series is set during the same time period as The Mandalorian and is described as a “galactic version of classic Amblin coming-of-age adventure films of the ’80s.”

Jude Law to Star in New Star Wars Series on Disney+

Indiana Jones

We also got a first look at the new James Mangold-directed Indiana Jones film!

The movie will be released on June 30th, 2023.

 

LEGO Summer Special

We learned about a new LEGO special: LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation!

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The special will take place after episode 9. Rose, Rey, Chewie, Poe, Finn, and the whole gang are back and in need of a little break. So they go on a vacation, but things might go a little…awry! And they’ll see that over the course of Star Wars history, lots of characters have tried to go on vacation and things haven’t gone quite right!

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Just where will they be headed? Well, the Halcyon apparently — which is the ship guests go on when at the Star Wars Hotel!

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Looks like part of their adventure will take place there!

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And even the droids come along for some of the fun!

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In this story, Finn is going to be front and center! And according to some of the creators behind the special, there might just be a summer tune that’ll get stuck in your head!

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The special will premiere on Disney+ on August 5th.

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures

Star Wars has also announced that a NEW animated series will be coming to Disney+ and Disney Junior in the spring of 2023!

The series will follow younglings as they study the way of the Force.

 

According to some of the people behind the show, Yoda will make an appearance. The premise is that Yoda has sent these younglings to temples in the outer rim to get some real experience and they go on adventures saving the day!

Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi

And, a new anthology series of animated shorts titled Tales of the Jedi will also make its way to Disney+ in the fall of 2022!

Each story will feature the backstory of a Jedi from the prequel era.

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Sequel

There’s big news for video gamers, too. The first trailer has been released for the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order sequel. The game is called Star Wars Jedi: Survivor and will arrive in 2023.

Star Wars: Visions Volume 2

We also got confirmation that Star Wars: Visions will return for Volume 2 in Spring 2023!

New Merchandise!

At Star Wars Celebration, Star Wars and Disney also announced a number of new merchandise items that’ll come to the parks soon, including new lightsabers, plushes, and more!

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Check out the new Fuzzy Ewok Ears that will available in the parks and online!

We got a pair from the ‘Star Wars’ Celebration!

And there’s some digital items, like the Star Wars NFTs!

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Click here to see a full look at the new merchandise announced!

New Additions to Disney Parks

Not only is Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge getting new merchandise, but over in Disneyland, new characters will soon start appearing in Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in the park, including Boba Fett, Fennec Shand, Baby Yoda, The Mandalorian, and more!

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Guests visiting Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge will also soon have access to new AR filters through the My Disney Experience app (and on Snapchat for a limited time) that will turn them into characters from a galaxy far, far away.

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The Star Tours attraction at both parks might be getting new scenes, too!

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Disney even announced that an ALL-NEW Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge Oga’s Cantina: R3X Playlist is coming soon for everyone to enjoy at home!

Hyperspace Lounge

Disney also shared more details about how drinks will be served on the Disney Wish’s Star Wars-themed bar, Hyperspace Lounge. Guests will be served drinks in camtonos (those cylindrical vessels you see often in Star Wars movies and TV shows)

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This technology is in the early phases of developments, so it could be awhile before we see this on the Disney Wish — but it sure is cool to see the prototype!

See more details about the camtonos here!

More!

We also got confirmation that The Mandalorian Season 3 will feature a trip to Mandalore. Katee Sackoff (who plays Bo Katan) shared that they’ll be going so she can be forgiven for her transgressions.

 

And, we got full confirmation that Ahsoka will be released in 2023, though we had shared a bit about that not long ago.

Fans also have the chance to win a free stay at the Galactic Starcruiser! The giveaway is in honor of the release of the book, The Princess and the Scoundrel.

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Contestants can enter to win:

  • Round trip flights to Disney World
  • 2-night stay at the Star Wars: Galactic Cruiser
  • 3-night stay at a Disney World Resort hotel
  • 2-day tickets with Park Hopper option
  • 1 signed hardcover copy of The Princess and the Scoundrel by Beth Revis
  • 1 audiobook download of the novel
  • 1 $100 Disney Gift Card
  • CSL Portrait Experience at the Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser
  • Memory Maker
  • Round Trip Ground Transportation between airport and hotel
  • Reservation for 2 at Oga’s Cantina (excludes expenses)

And. that’s a wrap on all the biggest Star Wars news you missed this weekend! We’ll be keeping track of all these new and upcoming things, so be sure to stay tuned to AllEars for the latest!

Sneak Peek at the EXCLUSIVE Star Wars Celebration Merchandise

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