Disney I would already be working on one new animated series star wars located in the period known as La Alta República. As reported by Cinelinx, this would be one of three projects that the Disney house is preparing to give continuity to the stories of the franchise, now in a different time period.
The era of the High Republic it’s a hitherto unexplored era in the new Star Wars canon. During this period – which spans about 200 years – the Republic was in its splendor and the Jedi were expanding throughout the Galaxy, as mentioned in the comic The Rise of Kylo Ren, released in 2020.
In Star Wars 2, the second issue of the Star Wars comic series written by Charles Soule, this period is also mentioned.
“In the days of the High Republic, the galaxy was not as settled as it is now. Areas like the Outer Rim were dangerous, difficult to navigate. So, the people of that time built a great space station with great effort and expense and the placed in the center of dark areas. It sent out a signal that acted as a kind of beacon, helping travelers find their way. They gave that station an inspiring name, befitting its purpose. ”
The animated series will be based on ‘Star Wars: The High Republic’
Star Wars: The High Republic started as a publishing project. In February 2020, the first details of a series of novels set in that era were revealed. The trailer mentions the Jedi expansion, as well as a number of other characters, including smugglers and bounty hunters.
Something that could escape us at the time is that Disney mentioned that recruited artists as if it were a movie. This is important, since on this basis it is possible to transfer the project to other media, such as video games, television series or a movie.
For now the details about the series are scarce since is in a very early stage of development. Cinelinx indicates that this is one of three animated series projects and that at some point it was considered a series with real actors, although it is unknown if this idea still stands.
The closest we will have to The High Republic is a series of novels to debut on January 5, 2021 and will target a diverse range of ages. While The Great Jedi Rescue and A Test of Courage are aimed at children between the ages of 5 and 8, Into the Dark and Light of the Jedi will be for teens and adults.
Another project is Temple of Darkness, a short in virtual reality where we will control the Padawan Ady Sun’Zee, who studies a Jedi temple in Batuu. This experience is set in the era of the High Republic and will be part of Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge the adventure in VR for Oculus devices.
The article Disney prepares three animated series of ‘Star Wars’ located 200 years before the Skywalker Saga was published in Hypertext.