Every Upcoming Star Wars Story: Movies, Comics, Novels, and More

Despite the Expanded Universe’s move into the non-canonical “Legends” category, the Star Wars galaxy already feels pretty vast again, and rapidly expanding, with multiple new stories released just about every single month. 

This page will track all of the upcoming additions to the Star Wars canon across movies, TV, comics, novels, and other media. The listings will be organized by month and year.

If you see any mistakes or omissions, or have any feedback on how to make this page more useful, please feel free to get in touch via Twitter, @RyanMatsu.

[Update] Added the updated Star Wars Rebels season 4 premiere dates.

[Update] Added Lucasfilm Publishing’s slate of Solo: A Star Wars Story releases.

[Update] Added the recently confirmed live-action and animated TV series, albeit without release dates yet.

[Update] Updated through the May batch of comic solicitations!

 

May 2018

Lando: Double or Nothing, Part 1 (Comic)

This five issue comic miniseries will follow Lando and L3-37 right before the events of Solo, with the first issue out in May to coincide with the movie.

May 30, 2018

 

June 2018

Star Wars 49: Mutiny at Mon Cala, Part VI (Comic)

The Rebellion of Mon Cala takes flight! With the Empire on its back foot, the Rebel Alliance is poised to rise up in defiance. Could their ultimate victory be at hand?

June 6, 2018

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 17: Burning Seas, Part V (Comic)

As the remnants of the Mon Cala resistance crumble into the seas, Vader and his Inquisitors finally confront the Jedi survivor at its core. The seas will weep…

June 13, 2018

Star Wars Adventures 11 (Comic)

“Powered Down” Part 2 of 2. Han & Chewie must work together with bounty hunters Zuckuss and 4-LOM to battle a horde of insect-like droids before they’re all powered down—for good!

June 13, 2018

Poe Dameron 28: The Awakening, Part III (Comic)

As Starkiller Base targets the Resistance for elimination, it’s up to Poe Dameron and Black Squadron to mount a frontal assault and take the weapon offline…as long as their friends on the ground can get the shields down!

June 20, 2018

Lando: Double or Nothing, Part 2 (Comic)

Lando Calrissian isn’t one to stick his neck out…unless there’s credits to be had for it. So, when he finds himself fighting for oppressed workers in a droid junkyard, they’d better hope their freedom is worth something to him…

June 27, 2018

Doctor Aphra 21: The Catastrophe Con, Part II (Comic)

Doctor Aphra may be in Imperial prison, but she’s certainly not alone. Rumors have it that these bars are haunted, but this rogue archaeologist knows there’s something much more valuable going on. Meanwhile, Aphra’s got information–information that the Rebellion wants. But how far are they willing to go–and who are they willing to recruit – in order to get it?

June 27, 2018

 

Additional Media

This section includes compilations and adaptations of previous material, reference titles, and non-canon/Legends stories.

 Star Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Empire Volume 4 (TPB)    June 5, 2018
 Star Wars Adventures Volume 3: Endangered (TPB)    June 19, 2018

 

July 2018

Star Wars 50: Hope Dies, Part I (Comic)

IN THIS ISSUE…HOPE DIES. The REBEL FLEET is completed. It’s magnificent. It’s beautiful. It’s secret. But no secret is kept for long from DARTH VADER. The most epic story yet done in a STAR WARS comic begins here. Prepare to witness the Empire TRULY strike back

July 4, 2018

Darth Vader: Dark Lord of the Sith 18 (Comic)

It is time for GRAND MOFF TARKIN to repay a long-standing debt to DARTH VADER… …and settling what is owed will require every last bit of his cunning, and will cost more than he ever imagined.

July 11, 2018

Darth Vader Annual 2 (Comic)

DARTH VADER intends for the Empire to hold no secrets for him — or from him. Which means it is time to dig into the pet project of GOVERNOR WILHUFF TARKIN and ORSON KRENNIC: the massive battle station being built on GEONOSIS. Opportunity arises when the project is hindered by sabotage from unknown forces. THE EMPEROR calls on his dark enforcer to root out the source of treachery that threatens to destabilize the Empire’s galactic ascent

July 18, 2018

Poe Dameron 29: The Awakening, Part IV (Comic)

Where were SNAP WEXLEY, JESSIKA PAVA and the rest of BLACK SQUADRON during the events of THE LAST JEDI? Fighting for the very survival of THE RESISTANCE, of course. Now, at last, their story can be told…

July 18, 2018

Star Wars 51: Hope Dies, Part II (Comic)

HOPE DIES PART 2 The MILLENNIUM FALCON – alone – versus an entire IMPERIAL FLEET. Can LEIA discover the cause of this disaster? And even if she can, is it too late?

July 18, 2018

Thrawn: Alliances (Novel)

This novel by Timothy Zahn will be a direct sequel to the 2017 novel, Thrawn. It will also feature a flashback of some kind detailing Thrawn’s first meeting with Anakin Skywalker.

July 24, 2018

Doctor Aphra 22: The Catastrophe Con, Part III (Comic)

STUCK IN A JUNKYARD JAIL AT WAR. IT CAN’T GET WORSE – RIGHT? I mean, unless you add a vengeful FORCE GHOST. And insane MURDERDROIDS. And a BOR BRAIN-LEECH. And a SENTIENT BIOHAZARD… Surely even rogue archaeologist DOCTOR APHRA can’t find a way to make things even worse. Wrong. Because her current beau and her ex are just about to meet…

July 25, 2018

Lando: Double or Nothing, Part 3 (Comic)

LANDO’s luck ran out when he was captured by BATALLA. Batalla’s in luck with a big payoff if he turns Lando over to his enemies. And there’s a lot of them. Will a galaxy of bad guys finally get their due against the ultimate thorn in their side?

July 25, 2018

 

Additional Media

This section includes compilations and adaptations of previous material, reference titles, and non-canon/Legends stories.

 Star Wars Volume 3 (Hardcover Comic)    July 17, 2018
 Jedi Academy: The Principal Strikes Back (Junior Novel)    July 31, 2018

 

August 2018

Star Wars: Beckett 1 (Comic)

This upcoming Marvel one-shot will reveal some insight into Tobias Beckett’s rivalry with Enfys Nest, before the events of Solo.

Tobias Beckett taught Han Solo everything he knows about surviving hoodlum-filled cantinas and backwater worlds. But who is this career outlaw and why is Enfys Nest— one of the galaxy’s most dangerous and brutal marauders — so dead set on taking him down once and for all? Find out in this original tale of a man who has gamed star system after star system, but at a cost that no heist can make up for.

August 15, 2018

Poe Dameron 30: The Awakening, Part V

BLACK SQUADRON had its own mission during the events of THE LAST JEDI, a desperate trek across the galaxy to find aid for THE RESISTANCE, all without the help of their fearless leader, POE DAMERON. This is the beginning of the end.

August 15, 2018

 

September 2018

Join the Resistance – Book 3 (Junior Novel)

This junior novel will be a followup to the second Join the Resistance book, Escape from Vodran.

September 18, 2018

 

2019

Star Wars: Episode IX (Movie)

will be directed by J.J. Abrams, and written by Abrams and Chris Terrio.

The final installment in the “sequel” trilogy

December 20, 2019

Galaxy’s Edge (Theme Park)

Galaxy’s Edge is a Star Wars-themed area currently under construction at both Disneyland in Anaheim, California, and Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Florida. The approximately 14-acre expansion is being developed as an ambitiously immersive in-universe experience, bringing a brand new planet of Batuu into the Star Wars galaxy, and featuring in-universe shops, restaurants, and rides. It will be set sometime during the Force Awakens area, and will be considered a canonical experience in the vein of other “interactive” projects such as video games.

TBA, 2019

 

No Release Date Yet

Resistance (TV Series)

Dave Filoni’s next animated series will be set in the years prior to The Force Awakens, and will feature returning characters such as Poe Dameron, Captain Phasma, BB-8, and new ones played by actors Christopher Sean (Days of Our Lives), Suzie McGrath (East Enders), Scott Lawrence (Legion), Myrna Velasco (Elena of Avalor), Josh Brener (Silicon Valley), Donald Faison (Scrubs), Bobby Moynihan (DuckTales), Jim Rash (Community), and Rachel Butera (Tammy’s Tiny Tea Time).

Untitled Jon Favreau Produced TV Series (TV Series)

A live-action series will be executive produced by Jon Favreau, and released on Disney’s upcoming streaming service. The series will be set approximately seven years after the Battle of Yavin, and will feature a brand new cast of characters.

Vader VR (Game)

This upcoming VR experienced is being created by ILMxLAB, and will be written by David S. Goyer (of the Dark Knight trilogy). Its canon status has not yet been confirmed.

Unrevealed EA Vancouver Project (Game)

This currently unrevealed video game has gone through many changes since its announcement in 2013. It was formerly being developed by Visceral Games, where it was imagined as a story-centric singleplayer game following a crew of smugglers as they discover a new Imperial superweapon. However, it has since been moved to EA Vancouver, and is being shifted to some kind of multiplayer game.

Unrevealed Respawn Entertainment Project (Game)

A currently unrevealed video game developed by Respawn Entertainment and published by EA was announced on Star Wars Day 2016. Development on the game has continued through at least June 2016, although no release date has been confirmed.

Rise to Power (Game)

This upcoming mobile game will put players in command of starship fleets, and is currently undergoing a closed pre-Alpha test.

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