Jon Favreau’s Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ Series Will Reportedly Cost $100 Million for 10-Episode First Season

Disney’s Streaming Service, rumored to be titled DISNEY DIRECT, is slowly but surely coming to fruition and now, we may have our first info regarding Jon Favreau’s highly anticipated live-action Star Wars series.

The New York Times has some interesting figures for Jon Favreau‘s live-action Star Wars series reporting that the ten episodes will cost Disney/Lucasfilm about $100 million. The show will see multiple directors and writers tackling the Star Wars universe. The new series set for Disney’s streaming service.

A live-action “Star Wars” series coming to the platform from Jon Favreau, the director of films like “Iron Man” and “The Jungle Book,” is expected to cost roughly $100 million for 10 episodes. “‘Star Wars’ is a big world, and Disney’s new streaming service affords a wonderful opportunity to tell stories that stretch out over multiple chapters,” Mr. Favreau said in an email. He added of Mr. Strauss: “Marketing is about telling a story, and his background in that area allows us to collaborate and create new content.”

Details are being kept close to the chest as of now but Favreau is no stranger to the Star Wars universe. The actor had a role in Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series and he recently starred in Solo: A Star Wars Story.

The series has been rumored to focus on the time between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, being set seven years following the Empire’s defeat on the forest moon of Endor. Until we have official confirmation from Disney and Lucasfilm, let the speculation continue on what the Iron Man director has up his sleeve for the Star Wars universe.

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