Is ABC Developing A Star Wars TV Show?


Disney changed the game when they bought LucasFilm as now we’re getting a new Star Wars trilogy and even spin-off films. Seeing as Disney already has a strong relationship with ABC (due to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D), the next logical step for both would be to start developing a Star Wars TV show. ABC Entertainment President Paul Lee certainly seems keen on the idea, and revealed what he expects of this blossoming partnership.

We are loving this relationship. We have lots of little schemes, in the back of our mind. We haven’t quite got one ready that we can announce yet. But the relationship with Marvel, and actually with other Disney IP, across the company, is something that we’re ambitious to build, absolutely. […]

I certainly have a glint in my eye. Look, they have a lot on their plate with the features that they’re planning and rolling out for the next few years. But, we’ve started conversations with them, and it would be nice to see, over the next few years, that we could use other strong Disney IP, besides the ones lying behind S.H.I.E.L.D. I would love to go there.  I’m a particular fan of LucasFilm.  It’s an amazing world.

Personally, I don’t care much for anything Star Wars-related aside from the original trilogy. Then again, I’m sure Disney will handle things differently, therefore I’m excited to see what they come up with in the near future. Star Wars Rebels will premiere on Disney XD next year, although it was produced by LucasFilm. Unfortunately, we won’t see what Disney’s got in store for the beloved franchise until Star Wars: Episode VII comes out. I just hope we don’t get another Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

What do you think? Are you glad we’re getting yet another Star Wars TV show, or would you rather just watch the new trilogy? Let us know in the comments below.