Disney+ Celebrates Star Wars Day with New Series from Lucasfilm

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Disney+ is celebrating “May the 4th”, also known as Star Wars Day, by debuting a new series from Lucasfilm.

“Disney Gallery: The Book of Boba Fett” is now streaming on Disney+ as of today. The series “explores the behind-the-scenes story of the legendary bounty hunter’s return to the sands of Tatooine with mercenary Fennec Shand, who together seek to claim the territory and crime syndicate once run by the late Jabba the Hutt.”

The series offers a behind-the-scenes look at how The Book of Boba Fest was made, offering interviews with the cast and crew.

Also coming to Disney+ is “Light and Magic, a six-part documentary set to stream on July 27, 2022.

“Granted unparalleled access, Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Lawrence Kasdan takes viewers on an adventure behind the curtains of Industrial Light & Magic, the special visual effects, animation and virtual production division of Lucasfilm. Learn what inspired some of the most legendary filmmakers in Hollywood history, and follow their stories from their earliest personal films to bringing George Lucas’ vision to life,” explains the Disney+ description of the series.

“Light and Magic” is from Imagine Documentaries and Lucasfilm, while executive produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard

Disney says on Friday, May 27, those attending its Star Wars Celebration will be the first to get a sneak peek at “Light and Magic”, as a discussion panel will feature Lawrence Kasdan and Ron Howard, along with VFX titans Dennis Muren, Phil Tippett, Joe Johnston and Rose Duignan, plus Lynwen Brennan, Lucasfilm executive vice president and general manager.

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