Episode 9 isn't the only Star Wars title with a panel either.
"We will take a pause, [take] some time, and reset because the Skywalker saga comes to an end with this ninth movie", Iger explained.More news: Exodus the Spyware that Passed as an iOS App
It was also confirmed that the series would be the first of the Star Wars live-action shows to be available to watch on Disney's streaming service, with showrunner Jon Favreau adding that they're now putting the finishing touches on the project.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story star Alan Tudyk will reprise his role as K-2SO in the film's Disney+ prequel TV series, it was revealed on Thursday. However, there are two film franchises that are now in development.More news: Fortnite Buccaneer's Bounty Challenge and Reward - Day 3
The hiatus doesn't come as a shock as there are now no Star Wars movies in active production after Episode IX, at least not that we know of. I believe that the first movie of either one of those franchises will only grace the big screen in 2022.
Mark Hamill is just as anxious about audiences getting tired with "Star Wars" as fans are.
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It's been known for a while now that Episode IX will conclude the story of the Skywalker family, and Abrams himself compared the upcoming installment to a diamond, thanks to the pop culture pressure cooker for the last four-plus decades.