'Star Wars: Visions': Release date, plot, cast, trailer and all you need to know about Disney+ animated short film series
Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced that 'Star Wars' will be entering the world of anime with a series of short films called 'Star Wars: Visions' for Disney+
Life is gradually trudging back to normalcy. After the radio silence that 2020 offered, we've got a lot to look forward to, in the coming years. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced that 'Star Wars' will be entering the world of anime with a series of short films called 'Star Wars: Visions' for Disney+. 'Visions' will be a series of animated short films that celebrate the Star Wars galaxy through the lens of anime creators. There will be 10 "fantastic visions" in all, Kennedy said.
This isn't the first time that 'Star Wars' has entered the realm of animation. In 2003, we saw the 'Star Wars: Clone Wars' animated series that tied up loose threads between 'Star Wars: Attack of the Clones' and 'Star Wars: Revenge of the Sith'. Further, Clone Wars was fleshed out more with 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' and 'Star Wars: Rebels'. The latest Star Wars animated series, 'The Bad Batch', revolves around a group of Clone Troopers that had genetic abnormalities.
Here's all you need to know 'Star Wars: Visions'.
'Star Wars: Visions' will release in 2021 on Disney+.
The official Star Wars account tweeted: "Star Wars: Visions, an Original Series of animated short films, celebrates the @StarWars galaxy through the lens of the world’s best Japanese anime creators. Coming in 2021 to @DisneyPlus."
"Presenting all-new, creative takes on the galaxy far, far away, Star Wars: Visions will be a series of animated short films celebrating Star Wars through the lens of the world's best anime creators," an official description on StarWars.com reads. The anthology collection will bring 10 fantastic visions from several of the leading Japanese anime studios, offering a fresh and diverse cultural perspective to Star Wars."
Star Wars: Visions, an Original Series of animated short films, celebrates the @StarWars galaxy through the lens of the world’s best Japanese anime creators. Coming in 2021 to @DisneyPlus. pic.twitter.com/lmCZGSHEhY— Star Wars (@starwars) December 10, 2020
The announcement just after several new 'Star Wars' projects were revealed during a Disney investors call that also included an update on the Cassian Andor series, which is now called 'Star Wars: Andor', the Obi-Wan series which will see the return of Hayden Christensen as Darth Vader, an Ahsoka Tano spinoff and a series called Rangers of the New Republic, and the first mention of a Rogue Squadron movie from Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins, among other projects.
There is no trailer yet, but stay tuned!
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