The Live-Action Star Wars Show Will Reportedly Be Very Expensive

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Surprise: Turns out bringing the galaxy far, far away as we’ve seen it on the big screen for decades to a streaming service is going to require more than a few galactic credits.

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As part of a larger report about Disney tapping Ricky Strauss, Walt Disney Studios’ current president of marketing, to manage its still incredibly nebulous (and untitled) streaming service planned to launch next year, the New York Times snuck in a brief little titbit about Jon Favreau’s upcoming live-action Star Wars show, which will be set seven years after the climax of Return of the Jedi, a still mostly-unexplored period in the 30 years between the original Star Wars films and The Force Awakens.

Presented only as an offhand comment rather than an official reveal, the Times reports the Star


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