The troubled Star Wars film Rogue Squadron has been removed from Disney's motion picture schedule, meaning it currently does not have a theatrical release for Star Wars.
The news was disclosed in a scheduling update sent to the press Thursday afternoon, which included changes to 11 Disney films that have or had premiere dates scheduled between March 2023 and July 2024.
Patty Jenkins, the filmmaker of Wonder Woman and its 2020 sequel, was brought aboard to direct what Lucasfilm CEO Kathleen Kennedy said would be a story set in a future era of the galaxy. Filming was scheduled to begin this year, with a release date for Christmas 2023.
The Hollywood Reporter reported that those plans have been postponed due to scheduling conflicts and other commitments. Jenkins is working on a third Wonder Woman film for Warner Bros., about the Egyptian ruler Cleopatra, which was developed by and stars Wonder Womans Gal Gadot.
All of Disney's Star Wars eggs are in its streaming TV basket, for now. Already, Lucasfilm has premiered The Book of Boba Fettand Obi-Wan Kenobi on Disney Plus earlier this year, with Andor, who will premiere on September 21. The third season of The Mandalorian will launch in February 2023, and shows about Lando Calrissian and the Jedi Ahsoka Tano are planned.
The Rise of Skywalker, while a commercial success, was still the lowest-grossing film in the Sequel Trilogy and a critical disaster, both in terms of performance and an underwhelming reception for 2018's Solo: A Star Wars Story prompted Lucasfilm and Disney to reconsider their theatrical plans.
The Disney Plus adaptations for Kenobi and Fett have been replaced by feature films by Disney. Motion picture projects attached at one point to The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson and Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, although never officially scheduled or announced, are still in jeopardy.