New’ Star Wars’ Movie Slotted for 2022 Will Bring New Force Abilities and a Middle-Aged Yoda

by Jeremy Spirogis
A statue of Yoda

With the discharge of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker comes many questions on what’s subsequent for the galaxy far distant. The announcement about the 2022 film will come straight from Lucasfilm in late January 2020. Until then, let’s check out the few leaks which might be on the market, stating that there will probably be new pressure skills and a middle-aged Yoda. 

A statue of Yoda
A Statue of Yoda from 2019 Comi-Con | Daniel Knighton/Getty Images

The subsequent transfer for the ‘Star Wars’ Universe will make it similar to the Marvel Studios method

The way forward for Star Wars entails a large publishing mission introduced on the 2019 Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, known as Project Luminous. This initiative brings collectively Disney, Lucasfilm, Del Rey, IDW Publishing, and Marvel for interconnecting novels, tales, and comics, in keeping with two sources: Hungarian fansite Ziro and Making Star Wars.

“The Force is what gives a Jedi his power. It’s an energy field created by all living things… Until… Project Luminous” reads the tagline for the brand new mission.

Further leaks point out that Project Luminous is not only Star Wars books. It can also be a brand new path for Star Wars motion pictures, which is extra much like the Marvel Studios method.

“As far as we know, these stories would be separate, but also connected, similar to the MCU,” defined informants on the Hungarian fansite, Ziro. “The extra one would see, the extra it could possibly be loved, with the totally different plots culminating within the fashion of the Avengers motion pictures.”

The fansites corroborate each other, and each point out that Disney believes the present trilogy format has flaws. Therefore, they’re growing this new path.

The 2022 ‘Star Wars’ film explores new Jedi powers and a 500-year-old Yoda

These tales are going to happen about 400 years earlier than the occasions within the Skywalker Saga, within the High Republic. The Game of Thrones creators, D.B. Weiss and David Benioff, initially started work on this period, till they left Lucasfilm.

One of the storylines follows a bunch of Jedi exploring the galaxy. They journey to Unknown areas the place the Sith planet of Exegol was present in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. This main group of Jedi is claimed to have various strengths and powers, much like superheroes, in keeping with Ziro.

The Jedi will get entangled in numerous adventures and conflicts the place they are going to come throughout three various kinds of enemies. Sith gods would be the darkest of those historic evils. 

The characters received’t all be new. We will get one fan-favorite returning to the story—the one and solely, Yoda. It’s not a creature of the identical species as Yoda, like The Mandalorian‘s Baby Yoda. This character will probably be our beloved Yoda when he’s about 500 years outdated.  

Why is ‘Star Wars’ abandoning the trilogy format?

The leaks popping out point out that the storylines will seem in both motion pictures, comics, or books. Project Luminous will join all the pieces, much like the Marvel Cinematic Universe. There will probably be a number of particular person tales popping out, together with team-up plot-lines much like Avengers. This format does imply that Lucasfilm is ending the trilogy format followers are accustomed to.

“I think it gives us a more open-ended view of storytelling and doesn’t lock us into this three-act structure,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy advised The Los Angeles Times. “We’re not going to have some finite number and fit it into a box. We’re really going to let the story dictate that.”

In addition to the 2022 film, numerous books, and comics, Star Wars may even be releasing a online game set within the High Republic period. More info will observe when Lucasfilm makes its announcement in late January 2020.

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