Currently, “Star Wars” fans can stream films 1-8 on Disney Plus. However, on April 27, the streaming platform announced that it would be adding the ninth film in the franchise — “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” — on May 4.
— Disney+ (@disneyplus) April 27, 2020
This isn’t the only new content coming to Disney Plus on May 4. The first episode of Disney Plus’ eight-part docuseries on “The Mandalorian” — titled “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian” — will also be available to stream on May 4, with subsequent episodes released weekly thereafter.
According to Variety, this docuseries will “share an in-depth look at the making of ‘The Mandalorian'” with commentary from the cast, the crew and director Jon Favreau.
“’Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian’ is an opportunity for fans of the show to take a look inside and get to see a different perspective, and perhaps a greater understanding, of how ‘The Mandalorian’ came together and some of the incredibly talented contributors throughout season 1,” Favreau said in a statement. “We had a great experience making the show and we’re looking forward to sharing it with you.”
If you don’t want to wait until May 4 to showcase your “Star Wars” spirit, Disney Plus is currently encouraging fans to share their favorite “Star Wars” memories online. If you’re lucky, “you may see it somewhere special on #MayThe4th,” a tweet from the official Disney Plus account stated.
Make sure you sign up for Disney Plus before May 4 so you’re ready to go when Disney releases all this new “Star Wars” content. Until then: May the 4th be with you.
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