- "Star Wars: Skeleton Crew, an Original series starring Jude Law, from executive producers Jon Watts, Christopher Ford, Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni, is streaming in 2023 only on @DisneyPlus."
- ―The Star Wars Twitter account
Star Wars: Skeleton Crew is a forthcoming live-action television series to be released on Disney+ in 2023. It was announced on May 17, 2022 under the code name Grammar Rodeo and will be set after Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi. It will be created and executive produced by Jon Watts and Chris Ford. The series will center around a group of children lost in space.
- "It's the story of their journey trying to find their way home. It stars four kids, but it is not a kids show."
- ―Jon Watts
On May 17, 2022 Vanity Fair reported that a Star Wars series was in development for Disney+, with Spider-Man: No Way Home director Jon Watts serving as creator and executive producer. Spider-Man: Homecoming writer Chris Ford will serve as writer. Later that month, during Celebration Anaheim, the name of the show and further details were revealed, including the casting of Jude Law.
Notes and references
- The Mandalorian is set around five years after the events of Star Wars: Episode VI Return of the Jedi, which Star Wars: Galactic Atlas dates to 4 ABY. Furthermore, "A Certain Point of View" – Star Wars Insider 202 dates the skirmish on Nevarro and the second rescue of Grogu—which are depicted in the The Mandalorian episodes "Chapter 7: The Reckoning" and "Chapter 16: The Rescue," respectively—to "9 ASW4," or nine years after the events of Star Wars: Episode IV A New Hope, which corresponds to 9 ABY according to Galactic Atlas. Therefore, the events of "Chapter 1: The Mandalorian" through "Chapter 6: The Prisoner" must have taken place around 9 ABY, while the events of "Chapter 7: The Reckoning" through "Chapter 16: The Rescue" took place in 9 ABY. As states that Star Wars: Skeleton Crew is set in the same time period as The Mandalorian, it must therefore also be set around 9 ABY. establishes that