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‘High Republic’ Series in The Works, Said to be ”Stranger Things in Space”

The High Republic contunues to be an era of the Star Wars universe to be explored. Now, thanks to a new report from Cinelinx, a new live-action series is in the works.

According to the site the High Republic series would feature a younger generation of heroes in what is being described to the site as ”Stranger Things in space.” The series would be for Disney+ and led by a group of preteens to teens, hence the Stranger Things comparison. This would be massive departure from the adult-led movies and series’.

As of now, this report has yet to be confirmed by Lucasfilm/Disney+. It is also unknown who is writing or directing the series but the site says a “Luminous Team” of authors on board to help with the story.

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The upcoming Disney+ series Star Wars: The Acolyte will be set late in the High Republic Era, and the Chinese-language web novel The Vow of Silver Dawn, which began releasing chapters on December 16, 2020, is said to be set at the end of the High Republic Era. The short stories “A Bitter Harvest” and “A Coruscant Solstice,” published in Dark Legends and Life Day Treasury respectively, are set during the era. The Star Wars Adventures 6 comic strip “Tales of Villainy: The Gaze Electric” was written by Older and focuses on the Nihil, being set before The High Republic Adventures 1.

The reference book Star Wars: Jedi Artifacts features extensive information about artifacts from the High Republic Era, though it is not considered a part of the official multimedia project. The one-shot comic Life Day 1 features the short holiday story “Deck the Halls,” written by Justina Ireland. It is set following the events of The High Republic: The Rising Storm, and focuses on Jedi Master Nib Assek and her Wookiee Padawan Burryaga Agaburry investigating Drengir activity on Kashyyyk.