‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ is Coming to Disney+ on May the 4th

The final chapter of the Skywalker Saga, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, is set to arrive two months early on Disney+ beginning May the 4th (better known to many as “Star Wars Day”).

For the first time ever, fans will be able to stream the complete Skywalker saga all in one place. Starting May 4th, all nine Skywalker Saga films will be available on Disney+, as well as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, The Mandalorian, and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker joins Disney+’s May the 4th line-up including the premiere of the eight-episode documentary series Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian, and the series finale of the award-winning animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.

In addition to new content offerings, Disney+ will also honor the artistry of Star Wars with a week-long concept art takeover on the service. Like a commemorative gallery, each film and series’ artwork will be updated on May 4th to feature its original concept paintings. From Star Wars: A New Hope to The Mandalorian, the updated art will feature work from celebrated artists such as the legendary Ralph McQuarrie and Academy Award-winning artist, author, and production designer, Doug Chiang.

The film stars Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Anthony Daniels, Naomi Ackie, Domhnall Gleeson, Richard E. Grant, Lupita Nyong’o, Keri Russell, Joonas Suotamo, Kelly Marie Tran, with Ian McDiarmid and Billy Dee Williams. Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Kathleen Kennedy, Abrams and Michelle Rejwan. Callum Greene, Tommy Gormley and Jason McGatlin serve as executive producers. The screenplay was written by Chris Terrio & J.J. Abrams and the story is by Derek Connolly & Colin Trevorrow and J.J. Abrams & Chris Terrio, based on characters created by George Lucas.

You can watch Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker on Disney+ beginning                   May 4th, 2020.