“Rangers of the New Republic,” one of many “Star Wars” shows announced at Disney’s big investor presentation in December, is quietly being shelved.
Earlier this week, Lucasfilm updated its website to show “The Mandalorian” executive producer Dave Filoni now holding a new title of Executive Creative Director at Lucasfilm – a promotion he secured last year and which the site just updated.
In a report from Variety on this, an update indicates that the “Rangers” series is no longer in active development at the Disney + service.
No further details were given, but fan speculation about the series has long suggested that the series would center on the characters of Gina Carano, Cara Dune and Carl Weathers, Greef Karga.
Since Lucasfilm chose not to renew Carano’s contract for future projects and sever ties with her completely earlier this year, then the show’s current uncertain fate could be seen as a reflection of how her character would look. been incorporated into the series – assuming she was part of it. of it.
It’s unclear if the series will be reworked or scrapped, Lucasfilm has no shortage of new “Star Wars” shows on the way and no urgent schedules for them, so plenty of opportunities to revamp. We’ve also seen Disney artwork previously announced at investor / public conventions being quietly withdrawn before, like the Marvel Studios movie “Inhumans”.