In a stunning move, Bob Iger is returning as Disney CEO effective immediately

In a stunning move, Bob Iger is returning as Disney CEO effective immediately

The Walt Disney Company announced on Sunday evening that Bob Iger is returning as the company's Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately, with current CEO Bob Chapek stepping down. It's a stunning and unexpected move, announced by the Disney Board. “We thank Bob Chapek for his service to Disney over his long career, including navigating the [...]

Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return documentary is coming to Disney+ on September 8!

Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi’s Return documentary is coming to Disney+ on September 8!

The return of Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen for Obi-Wan Kenobi was a pure delight, and now fans will get a chance to see behind the scenes about how it all happened. Obi-Wan Kenobi: A Jedi's Return will premiere on Disney+ on Thursday, September 8, giving audiences a look at how the show was made. [...]

Obi-Wan Kenobi is apparently getting a very limited theatrical release, marking an interesting new step for Star Wars

Obi-Wan Kenobi is apparently getting a very limited theatrical release, marking an interesting new step for Star Wars

The six-episode Obi-Wan Kenobi series will wrap up next Wednesday, June 22, on Disney+ with the finale, but it looks like a select few fans will be able to see it that day on the big screen as well. On the Cineplex website, there's a new listing for "Obi-Wan Kenobi - Entire Season and Q&A" [...]

The Bad Batch season 2 will apparently premiere on September 28 on Disney+

The Bad Batch season 2 will apparently premiere on September 28 on Disney+

At Star Wars Celebration, it was revealed that The Bad Batch season 2 is coming this fall to Disney+, and less than a week later a banner on the streaming service said that it will be coming Wednesday, September 28. It's quite humorous that within a week of Celebration ending, we got the release date [...]

Lucasfilm and Marvel are joining forces for a panel at D23 this September, showcasing upcoming projects

Lucasfilm and Marvel are joining forces for a panel at D23 this September, showcasing upcoming projects

The Walt Disney Company is beginning the celebration of their 100th anniversary later this year at the annual D23 Expo, which is where Disney shows off upcoming projects and plenty more to fans. And it's now confirmed that Lucasfilm will have a presence, like was expected. Disney announced the schedule for D23, which takes place [...]

Disney+ says Obi-Wan Kenobi had the most successful launch of any original series to date

Disney+ says Obi-Wan Kenobi had the most successful launch of any original series to date

This will probably come as no surprise, but Obi-Wan Kenobi had the most successful launch of any original series on Disney+. The streaming service announced it based on hours streamed over the opening weekend globally, which seems a little nebulous, but then again all of these metrics released by streaming services are a bit that [...]

The numbers show that The Mandalorian easily remains Disney+’s most successful original series

The numbers show that The Mandalorian easily remains Disney+’s most successful original series

Star Wars storytelling has taken a dramatic shift toward TV in recent years, thanks to the launch of Disney+, and it's been extremely successful at doing so. That means the fantastic reviews, of course, particularly for The Mandalorian. But it's also evident in the ratings of how people have consumed those shows. The Hollywood Reporter [...]

As Disney endures transitions, Kathy Kennedy’s leadership at Lucasfilm is as important as ever

As Disney endures transitions, Kathy Kennedy’s leadership at Lucasfilm is as important as ever

We are just days away from a pretty significant moment for the Walt Disney Company, as Bob Iger is officially stepping down as Executive Chairman of the Board on December 21, 2021. Iger will be succeeded as Chairman by longtime board member Susan Arnold. Iger is one of the most accomplished executives in Disney's storied [...]

Disney+ officially confirms that there will be at least five Lucasfilm shows dropping in 2022!

Disney+ officially confirms that there will be at least five Lucasfilm shows dropping in 2022!

This isn't exactly news, since we knew it was all happening already, but in a recent trailer promoting the new content that will be coming to the Disney+ streaming service in 2022, we got further, official confirmation that there are going to be a ton of major projects from Lucasfilm hitting the platform next year. [...]

“Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett” review!

“Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett” review!

While Star Wars hardly got involved with the big Disney+ Day celebration whatsoever, there was a new special that dropped, taking a behind-the-scenes look at the history of Boba Fett. "Under the Helmet: The Legacy of Boba Fett" is a 22-minute documentary looking at Fett's story and how he came to be a beloved Star [...]