The first episode of the new 8-part Star Wars live-action series aired on Disney's new streaming platform Disney+ and could have surprises and twists in every episode, according to the show's creator.
Hordes of fans stayed up for the service's midnight launch to watch the new Star Wars live-action series "The Mandalorian" as well as many of Disney's classics, leading to glitches and errors for many users.
The future of Star War's final chapter in an epic nine-movie saga is in doubt.
New "Star Wars" footage, sequels to "Frozen" and "Black Panther," and an animated epic fantasy about dragons were among a raft of movies presented to screaming fans at Disney's D23 convention.
McGregor surprised the crowd at Walt Disney Co's D23 Expo fan convention, walking on stage to loud cheers and applause. The Scottish actor said he was relieved that he could finally reveal he would return to the role.
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy dissolved the Verkhovna Rada during his swearing-in ceremony in May, triggering snap polls.
How much of the public embraces Galaxy's Edge is important to Disney. The theme parks division is the company's largest by revenue.
Disney acquired the "Avatar" franchise and several other films through its recent purchase of film and TV assets from Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox.
The 2.24 m (7 feet, 4 inches) Mayhew played the beloved and furry Chewbacca, sidekick to Han Solo and co-pilot of the Millennium Falcon, in the original "Star Wars" trilogy.
A world-first trailer released at the convention – and dropped on the internet – reintroduced the "next generation" characters from the final three films alongside old favourites from as far back as the 1977 original, "Star Wars IV: A New Hope."
Opening Dates announced for Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge: The highly anticipated Star Wars expansion opens at Disneyland on May 31, 2019, and Disney's Hollywood Studios on August 29, 2019.
The live action series will be a prequel to the 2016 movie “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” and will star Diego Luna, Disney Chief Executive Bob Iger said Iger said. The series will start production in 2019.
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