Disney+ Won't Be Making Original Star Wars Movies to Compete with Netflix

Disney CEO Bob Iger says that Disney+ isn't going to be making any big budget original Star Wars movies. Many were expecting the new streaming platform to get into the business of making original movies from the franchise to compete with Netflix, but Iger says that isn't the case at all, and for obvious reasons. Disney+ will make its debut at the end of the year and it will already have The Mandalorian, which is its big budget live-action Star Wars series that is currently filming.

In a new interview, Bob Iger talked about the upcoming Disney+ streaming platform and its goals in regard to Star Wars. After Solo: A Star Wars Story underperformed at the box office, Disney and Lucasfilm reassessed their plans with the franchise and the anthology movies that they had planned. One of those projects was the Obi-Wan movie, which was rumored to have a future home on Disney+. But,
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