8 May – This is the good news that "Star Wars" fans have been waiting for, Walt Disney Pictures have finally revealed the release dates for three new movies.
There'll be quite some wait for the upcoming movies, as stated on ComingSoon.net, as they will be released a few years after this December's "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker".
The new movies' release dates are 16 December 2022, 20 December 2024 and 18 December 2026.
At the moment, it is not known whether the movies are the trilogy that "Game of Thrones" creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are developing, or it could be the first movie in that trilogy, the first movie in Rian Johnson's new trilogy and a yet-to-be-revealed movie.
The "Star Wars" release dates aren't the only update from Disney, With the Disney-Fox merger that happened earlier this year, fans have been bracing themselves for changes to come especially in terms of movie directions and releases. So the calendar update recently unveiled by Disney could be taken positively by some fans and negatively by others.