In addition to some Disney content previewed here yesterday in our mega-sized Trailer Park of previews, Disney revealed another half hour of previews this weekend for its annual D23 Expo, the event where it revs up its various fan bases with teases of what’s coming next. One preview for Season 3 of The Mandalorian might just give you chills, as “baby Yoda” Grogu and his “dad” partner to become the Lone Wolf and Cub-inspired duo they were meant to be. If you want proof time flies, think back to the very first time you saw Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury back in 2008 in Iron Man. He has been the anchor of the MCU ever since, and the unique vibe of the Marvel Cinematic Universe’s very cinematic appearing trailer for the Secret Invasion series will give fans of the very first Marvel movies something to get excited about all over again. In news of the weird, the MCU is bring over its 1950s Werewolf by Night into something new for Disney+.
Back to Star Wars, Lucasfilm is pulling in an Expanded Universe/Legends title to fill in the blanks of the movies via the animated series Tales of the Jedi. And more goosebumps are in order with another trailer for Andor, which brings Mon Mothma and Saw Gerrera full circle–and it looks awesome. As a reminder that Lucasfilm isn’t only about Star Wars, Disney previewed a bigger look at the Willow series. But that’s not all, we also have a trailer for a new National Treasure series, a Percy Jackson series, and a new Tim Allen Santa Clause movie.
Kick back–nine more trailers await ye.
The first three episodes of Andor arrive on September 21. Werewolf by Night creeps in October 7. Tales of the Jedi begins October 26. The Santa Clauses premieres November 16. Willow returns November 30. The Mandalorian is expected in February 2023. Also look for Secret Invasion in 2023. National Treasure: Edge of History does not yet have a release date. The Percy Jackson and the Olympians series is expected in 2024. And all are Disney+ originals airing exclusively on Disney+.
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