The Rogue Squadron, a tense Star Wars film, has been withdrawn from Disney's motion picture schedule, meaning it currently has no Star Wars theatrical release in the pipeline.
The news came in a scheduling update sent to the media Thursday afternoon, which altered 11 Disney films that had or had premiere dates scheduled between March 2023 and July 2024.
Patty Jenkins, the filmmaker of Wonder Woman and its 2020 sequel, was hired to direct what Lucasfilm's Kathleen Kennedy said would be a story set in a future galaxy. Filming is expected to begin this year, with a release scheduled for Christmas 2023.
The Hollywood Reporter reported that these plans had been postponed due to scheduling conflicts and other commitments. Jenkins is working on a third Wonder Woman film for Warner Bros. and in pre-production, about the Egyptian ruler Cleopatra, directed by and starring Wonder Womans Gal Gadot.
The Mandalorian's third season will launch in February 2023, and shows about Lando Calrissian and the Jedi Ahsoka Tano are also planned.
The Rise of Skywalker, while a commercial success, was still the lowest-grossing film of the Sequel Triology and a critical disaster, caused Lucasfilm and Disney to reconsider their theatrical plans.
Kenobi and Fett's theatrical adaptations have been replaced by Disney Plus versions. Motion picture projects attached at one point to The Last Jedi filmmaker Rian Johnson and Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, although never officially scheduled, are nonetheless in jeopardy.