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Star Wars Live Action Series Coming to Netflix

Star Wars Live Action Series Coming to Netflix

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A “Star Wars” TV series is in the works for Netflix!

It’s been talked about in the past but when George Lucas owned the property, a Star Wars TV series never happened. Now with Disney taking the reins of the franchise, things may actually start happening.

According to an exclusive from CineLinx, Disney is looking to expand their Netflix partnership much like they did with Marvel. Reportedly, the negotiations in the works are centered around not one but three different live action shows on the streaming service.


Disney is looking to continue their partnership with Netflix for their Star Wars shows. Yes, I said shows. I’ve heard there’s talk of potentially three different live-action shows for Netflix, in much the same way Marvel has deals in place for Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, etc.

If this deal goes through (and is valid), then it is obvious that Disney is attempting the same proven formula they have used with Marvel. With multiple spinoffs confirmed in addition to the official sequels, a Star Wars television series just makes sense. It makes even more sense happening on Netflix given the success of their original series and the Marvel related show “Daredevil.” Even though I’m excited for this potential news, I’m not surprised.

While I’m excited to see anything “Star Wars” pop up, as a fan I wonder about how this change of pace will affect the franchise. We waited over 15 years for the next three films to follow “Return of the Jedi,” and 10 years later we get a surprise with “Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens.” But what’s different this time around is that we’re going to get at least one film every year following the release of “The Force Awakens.” I’m sure we’ll flock to every one that’s released but I do wonder about the impact of the lack of a waiting period. If we have a film every year and a Netflix TV series, will the fan appreciation for the franchise change?

How do you feel about a “Star Wars” series coming to Netflix?

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Ryan has been fascinated with film and pop culture since childhood. Throughout college he "played it safe" taking the more lucrative route of being a computer programmer while squeezing in film related courses where he could...but even during his post college career, he could never escape his true passion. After following one of his favorite blogs for a long time, he approached the site's Editor about writing and they reluctantly gave him a shot. He later became their Senior Writer which led to a variety of other projects, radio show appearances, features, and high profile celebrity interviews. Despite his success with blogging, he still wanted more so in order to expand his creative addiction, he merged his IT skills and blogging know-how to create FilmFad.com which has continued to grow into a creative Mecca of pop-culture fun and integrity.   [email protected]    Film Fad

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