THE BINGE LIST | Eight gripping Star Wars series to watch on Disney+

THE BINGE LIST |  Eight gripping Star Wars series to watch on Disney+

From the mind of visionary writer/director George Lucas, the epic space fantasy Star Wars introduced the mystical force into the world’s cultural vocabulary, as well as iconic characters such as Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Han Solo and Obi-Wan Kenobi since its debut in 1977.

The uplifting “space opera” is equal parts adventure, western, film series and play, rooted in mythologies from cultures around the world. Get ready to dive in Star Wars universe with these eight Disney+ Originals starting November 17.

  1. Obi-Wan Kenobi

“Obi-Wan Kenobi” begins 10 years after the dramatic events of “Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith” where Obi-Wan Kenobi faced his greatest defeat – the downfall and corruption of his best friend and Jedi apprentice, Anakin Skywalker, who turned to the dark side as evil Sith Lord Darth Vader.

  1. Andor

The “Andor” series explores a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings to light the story of the rising rebellion against the Empire and how humans and planets became involved. It is an era filled with danger, deceit and intrigue in which Cassian will embark on the path destined to make him a rebel hero.

  1. The Mandolar

After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior appears in the Star Wars universe. “The Mandalorian” is set after the fall of the Empire and before the rise of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.

  1. The Book of Boba Fett
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“The Book of Boba Fett,” an exciting Star Wars adventure teased in a surprise end-credits sequence following the Season 2 finale of “The Mandalorian,” finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand navigating the galaxy’s underworld as they arrive back to the sands of Tatooine to stake his claim on the territory once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.

  1. Star Wars: The Bad Batch

“Star Wars: The Bad Batch” follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone Wars. Members of the Bad Batch – a unique group of clones that differ genetically from their Clone Army brethren – each have their own unique exceptional skills that make them exceptionally effective soldiers and formidable crew.

  1. Light and magic

Granted unprecedented access, Oscar®-nominated filmmaker Lawrence Kasdan takes viewers on a behind-the-scenes adventure at Industrial Light & Magic, the special visual effects, animation and virtual production division of Lucasfilm. Learn about the pioneers of modern filmmaking—whose work inspired the entire visual effects industry—as we embark on a journey to see George Lucas’ vision brought to life.

  1. Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi

Based on Star Wars and characters created by George Lucas, the series is set during the prequel era and spotlights key moments in the lives of fan-favorite characters Ahsoka Tano and Jedi-turned-Sith Lord Count Dooku as they embark on their respective paths to heroism. and villainy. Stream The Tales of the Jedi from 26 October 2022 on Disney+.

  1. Star Wars: Visions
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Seven Japanese anime studios bring their unique talent and perspective to “Star Wars: Visions” – a collection of animated shorts that will stream exclusively on Disney+. As a first formal venture into anime, each “Star Wars: Visions” short has a uniquely Japanese sensibility, which in many ways aligns with the tone and spirit of Star Wars storytelling. From the beginning, stories told in the Star Wars galaxy have counted Japanese mythology and the films of Akira Kurosawa among their many influences, and these new visions will further explore this cultural heritage through the unique animation style and perspective of each anime studio.

Besides these Star Wars shows, fans in the Philippines can look forward to a variety of original feature films, live-action and animated series, short-form content and documentaries from Hollywood to Hallyu, including our iconic brands Disney, Marvel, Pixar, National Geographic and Star.

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