A Media Timeline for the New Stars Wars Continuity


This is a chronological short list of Star Wars movies and books in the new canon that represent essentials relative to the Star Wars saga.

Year - Media - Title - Writer - Date

0 Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace motion picture, May 19, 1999
10 Star Wars Episode II Attack of the Clones motion picture, May 16, 2002
10-12 The Clone Wars Seasons 1-6, 2008-2014
1213 Dark Disciple novel, July 7, 2015
13 Star Wars Episode III Revenge of the Sith motion picture, May 19, 2005
18 Lords of the Sith novel, Paul S. Kemp April 28, 2015
18 Tarkin novel, November , 2014
21 A New Dawn novel, September 2, 2014
27-28 Rebels Seasons 1-2, 2014-2015
32 Rogue One motion picture, December 16, 2016
32 Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope motion picture, May 25, 1977
32 Smuggler's Run: A Han Solo & Chewbacca Adventure junior novel (ages 10-14) September 4, 2015
32 Heir to the Jedi novel, March 3, 2015
32 The Weapon of a Jedi: A Luke Skywalker Adventure junior novel (ages 10-14) September 4, 2015
2635 Battlefront: Twilight Company novel, November 3, 2015
35 Star Wars Episode V The Empire Strikes Back motion picture, May 21, 1980
36 Moving Target: A Princess Leia Adventure junior novel (ages 10-14), September 4, 2015
36 Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi motion picture, May 25, 1983
36 Aftermath novel, September 4, 2015
36 Aftermath: Life Debt novel, May 31, 2016
36 Aftermath: Empire's End novel, Summer 2017
2137 Lost Stars novel, September 4, 2015
60 New Republic: Bloodline novel, March 29, 2016
66 Star Wars Episode VII The Force Awakens motion picture, December 18, 2015
Star Wars Episode VIII motion picture, May 26, 2017
Star Wars Episode IX motion picture, 2019

The definitive announcement of the new strategic story development for Star Wars was made 14 April 2014 by Lucasfilm. The announcement, with comments from Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy, is posted at starwars.com and is worth a read. You may see the announcement HERE.

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