Star Wars Next Movie to Be Announced May 26 at Celebration

People sitting in a large room filled with giant screens at Star Wars Celebration 2019.

A panel at Star Wars Celebration 2019.
Photo: Daniel Boczarski/Getty Images for Disney (fake images)

It’s not every day that you wake up knowing that you are going to receive exciting news about the future of your favorite franchisebut that is exactly what will happen on May 26, 2022. Lucasfilm just announced that on that day, which coincidentally is the first day of Star Wars Celebration, a panel will open the festival that will feature Lucasfilm’s “current crop of live-action filmmakers.” They will be joined by “special guests to discuss the various Star Wars adventures coming soonincluding Obi Wan Kenobi, Andorand The Mandalorian.

The key word there is “included”. Of course, we were hoping there would be news about upcoming Disney+ shows like Obi Wan Kenobi, Andorand The Mandalorian. Those programs are leaving the next dayIn the case of Kenobior has already finished filming. But “the many Star Wars adventures coming soon even” means that those projects are only a part. Also, as much as they fit the bill, you rarely call people who make (even elaborate) TV shows. Star Wars television programs) “filmmakers”. All of which leads us to think that on May 26 at the beginning of Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm will finally let us know what’s next. it’s patty jenkins rogue squad it will be the next Star Wars film? And if so, could we find out any story or cast? If not, we will most likely find out the following:toAnd that could be the Taika Waititi movie, the Kevin Feige and Michael Waldron movie, or something else entirely.

Star Wars The celebration takes place May 26-May 28 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, CA. Tickets are still on sale if you want to attend and be in the room when this news is revealed, whatever it is. Or just keep it locked here on io9, as both myself and James Whitbrook will be at the convention, reporting all the news as soon as humanly possible.

What do you think will be announced at the panel on May 26? What do you want to see? Let us know below.

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