“Star Wars” Is Getting a Concept Art Makeover
Disney Plus?kicked off the?Star Wars?Day (May 4) celebrations by refreshing the streaming service’s look with concept art from the entire Skywalker Saga and its spinoffs.?
You’ve probably seen Ralph McQuarrie’s iconic 1975 painting of C-3PO and R2-D2, which would inspire the look of the first Star Wars movie?two years later?, but it’ll look even better on a big TV screen. Along with McQuarrie’s work, you’ll see Doug Chiang and other artists’ concepts for the movies and shows such as?The Mandalorian?and?The Clone Wars?as well as Jason Palmer’s spectacular?saga-spanning mural?from the Celebration 2019 convention.
The actual Star Wars Day (Monday, May 4) saw the latest movie in the franchise,?The Rise of Skywalker, make?its streaming debut?on Disney Plus. With The Rise of Skywalker’s addition to Disney Plus, only one Star Wars movie will be absent from the service in the US –?2018’s Solo?is currently exclusive to Netflix in the region, but is available on Disney Plus in Europe. It’ll hit Disney Plus in the US?in July.