Younger Casts of Classic Characters will not be longer cast as part of the Lucasfilm series

Younger Casts of Classic Characters will not be longer cast as part of the Lucasfilm series ...

Kathleen Kennedy, who plays Solo in the Lucasfilm, praised fans'' warm response, revealing that the studio intends to keep remakes outside the Star Wars universe. Kennedy spoke to Vanity Fair about the franchise''s future, pointing out that Solos'' failure and The Mandalorians'' success demonstrate the franchise''s longevity.

Solo was reimagined as a prequel to the original trilogy centered on Han Solo, the famous outlaw played by Harrison Ford. For the prequel, Lucasfilm decided to recast the character, deciding Alden Ehrenreich to take on the role of Han Solo. Although Ehrenreich does a decent job of bringing a young Solo to life, the recast was poor received by fans, one of the reasons why Solo has the lowest box office income.

It is a learning experience for Kennedy, since Solos'' release is so clear that we cant do that. Given that the Star Wars franchise is already 45 years old, and the original cast is not getting any younger. However, even these technologies have their limitations, and the franchise cannot depend on digital models.

For Star Wars to remain relevant, it must include new cast members and new characters. Thats why the Disney+ franchise continues expanding its slate of television shows. The Mandalorian opened new doors by proving that a Star Wars series can be successful without legacy characters. While Luke Skywalker appears for Season 2 of The Mandalorian, the series is focused on Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) and Grogu, giving long-time fans parts of lore they could only find in obscure comics books and novels.

The Mandalorian''s success prompted the spinoff of The Book of Boba Fett, a Rosario Dawson-led Ahsoka Tano series, and the Rogue One prequel series Andor. Theres also a new series in the development that will expand the live-action franchise beyond the long-term horizon of The Skywalker Saga. The Acolyte will explore the Clone Wars and the Empires'' ascension, set 100 years before The Book of Boba Fett.

Obi-Wan Kenobi is the next Star Wars show to premiere on Disney+, with Ewan McGregor as Jedi Master and Hayden Christensen as the Sith Lord Darth Vader. Obi-Wan Kenobi has produced two episodes on the 27th of May.

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