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Disney+ Wins First Emmy Awards For 'The Mandalorian'!

Disney+ Wins First Emmy Awards For 'The Mandalorian'!

Disney+ has picked up it’s first ever Emmy Awards for it’s original content!

The streaming platform launched in November 2019, and one of the biggest draws for originals was the Star Wars series The Mandalorian.

The show became a mega hit with fans and is now award winning.

The Mandalorian won five of it’s 15 2020 Emmy Awards nominations on Wednesday evening (September 16). The trophies they received were for visual effects, sound editing, sound mixing, production design and cinematography.

Other nominations include Outstanding Character Voice-Over Performance for Taika Waititi as IG-11, Outstanding Guest Actor In A Drama Series for Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon, Outstanding Drama Series, Outstanding Prosthetic Makeup For A Series, Limited Series, Movie Or Special, Outstanding Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score), Outstanding Stunt Coordination For A Drama Series, Limited Series Or Movie, Outstanding Fantasy/Sci-Fi Costumes, and three noms in the Outstanding Single-Camera Picture Editing For A Drama Series category.

There are still two more nights of handing out awards, and the show could very well pick up more, including the big award of Outstanding Drama Series. Stay tuned!

In case you missed it, the season two trailer for The Mandalorian was recently released!

The Season 2 Trailer For 'The Mandalorian' Has Arrived - Watch Now!

The Season 2 Trailer For 'The Mandalorian' Has Arrived - Watch Now!

Disney+ Announces 'The Mandalorian' Season 2 Premiere Date

Disney+ Announces 'The Mandalorian' Season 2 Premiere Date

Star Wars fans, get excited!

Disney+ has just revealed that the upcoming second season of The Mandalorian will premiere on Friday, October 30th.

“This is the day. New episodes start streaming Oct. 30 on #DisneyPlus. #TheMandalorian,” Disney accounts shared on social media.

Fans have been waiting and anticipating for more since the season one finale in December 2019.

While not much is known about the upcoming second season, we do know that Timothy Olyphant and Rosario Dawson have both joined the cast. Stay tuned for more info as soon as it’s released.

The show’s hit first season is currently nominated for a whopping 15 Emmy awards this year!

Mandalorian fans can of course re-watch season one on Disney+, as well as stream the behind-the-scenes series Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian.

'LEGO Star Wars' To Release Holiday Special This Year - First Look!

'LEGO Star Wars' To Release Holiday Special This Year - First Look!

Disney+ is releasing a brand new LEGO Star Wars special!

The streaming platform will premiere a new Holiday special, bringing fans to Chewbacca’s homeworld of Kashyyyk for a Wookiee-sized celebration of the galaxy’s most cheerful and magical holiday, Life Day.

The special will pick up directly after the events of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and will see Rey as she leaves her friends to prepare for Life Day and sets off on a new adventure with BB-8 to gain a deeper knowledge of the Force.

At a mysterious Jedi Temple, she is hurled into a cross-timeline adventure through beloved moments in Star Wars cinematic history, coming into contact with Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Yoda, Obi-Wan and other iconic heroes and villains from all nine Skywalker saga films. But will she make it back in time for the Life Day feast and learn the true meaning of holiday spirit?

The new LEGO special will be the first to premiere on Disney+ and you can catch it on Tuesday, November 17th.

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'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Getting New Spinoff Series on Disney+

'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Getting New Spinoff Series on Disney+

The animated Star Wars universe is about to get bigger!

Disney+ announced on Monday morning (July 13) that a new spinoff of Star Wars: The Clone Wars is in the works, title Star Wars: The Bad Batch.

The new series will follow the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in The Clone Wars) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War.

Members of Bad Batch – a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army — each possess a singular exceptional skill which makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew.

In the post-Clone War era, they will take on daring mercenary missions as they struggle to stay afloat and find new purpose.

“Giving new and existing fans the final chapter of Star Wars: The Clone Wars has been our honor at Disney+, and we are overjoyed by the global response to this landmark series,” Agnes Chu, senior vice president, Content, Disney+, said in a statement. “While the Clone Wars may have come to its conclusion, our partnership with the groundbreaking storytellers and artists at Lucasfilm Animation is only beginning. We are thrilled to bring Dave Filoni’s vision to life through the next adventures of the Bad Batch.”

Star Wars: The Bad Batch will premiere on Disney+ in 2021!

'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' To Complete Skywalker Saga On Disney+ 2 Months Early!

'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' To Complete Skywalker Saga On Disney+ 2 Months Early!

Star Wars fans are about to be VERY happy!

Many people have been taking to social media wondering when Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker will be added to Disney+ and we finally have an answer.

The final film in the Skywalker saga will premiere on the streaming service two months early, on Star Wars Day, May 4th!

The Rise of Skywalker‘s premiere on Disney+ joins the premiere of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian and the series finale of Star Wars: The Clone Wars on the special day.

With the addition of the latest movie, the entire Star Wars saga will be available to stream for the first time ever in one place, starting with Star Wars: A New Hope. All nine films, plus the TV shows including The Mandalorian, as well as Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

The Trailer For 'Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian' Released - Watch Now!

The Trailer For 'Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian' Released - Watch Now!

The trailer for the upcoming behind-the-scenes at Star Wars: The Mandalorian docu-series has arrived!

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian was announced last week with a May 4th premiere date.

Executive Producer Jon Favreau invites the cast and crew to share an unprecedented look at the making of the series which quickly became a pop culture phenomenon.

Each chapter explores a different facet of the first live-action Star Wars television show through interviews, never-before-seen footage, and roundtable conversations hosted by 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,” Jon said in a statement. “We had a great experience making the show and we’re looking forward to sharing it with you.”