Jon Favreau Announced as Producer for New Star Wars Series

live-action star wars tv show streamingDisney announced today on StarWars.com that Jon Favreau (Iron Man) will executive produce the previously announced new live-action Star Wars series that will be exclusive to the upcoming Disney Video Streaming Service.

You may remember that Favreau had a role in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and will appear in Solo: A Star Wars Story. Aside from his work with Star Wars and Marvel, Favreau has also worked on a number of Disney projects including directing The Jungle Book and its rumored sequel and will be involved in the live-action remake of The Lion King.

The new Star Wars series does not have a release date or a title yet. We do know that the new streaming service will launch in 2019.

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