When I first saw that a new Star Wars trailer had been released, I thought: “Looks like we finally know what’s going to be happening post-The Rise of Skywalker.” However, it looks like Star Wars: The High Republic won’t be answering all our questions.
This isn’t a new movie or a new TV show. What Star Wars: The High Republic seems to be is basically all of Star Wars writers getting together and coming up with some new stories.
These new stories will be written by five of Star Wars’ most acclaimed storytellers.
Here’s what the official synopsis claims Star Wars: The High Republic is:
Set 200 years prior to the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order are at their height, serving and protecting the galaxy. Featuring brand-new stories from five authors set in an all-new era, this is Star Wars: The High Republic.
This in itself sounds pretty darn cool, but the trailer is pretty void of any real detail about what this new Star Wars project will be.
Will Star Wars: The High Republic be novels, will they be comic books, video games, will it be a TV show…?
Star Wars: The High Republic is coming
I can tell you that it won’t be a television show, but it’s looking more and more like they will be comic books.
It’s odd that they don’t just come out and say what this new project will be exactly.
Before this trailer was released, this Star Wars project was referred to as Project Luminous.
It’s nice to finally find out what all that was about, but I can’t help but feel a little bit underwhelmed by this reveal.
Marvel Comics has been publishing Star Wars comics for ages and they’ve already made a whole load of new books.
Perhaps we should be excited that these new Star Wars books will be exploring another time period in the galaxy far, far away.
That is a pretty exciting idea. Maybe these stories might serve as on which to build a new movie trilogy?
What do you make of this Star Wars: The High Republic announcement?
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