Apart from the success of Baby Yoda, Disney has ordered a new one Star Wars for its Disney + streaming service, but it seems to have more in common with American Ninja warrior then The Mandalorian.
Star Wars: Jedi Temple Challenge is described by Disney as a test of "strength, knowledge and courage" while participants face a series of different obstacles "in an effort to achieve the rank of Jedi Knight." Organized by Ahmed Best, best known for playing Jar Jar Binks in the Star Wars prequels, the show will place players against different challenges in three different locations: a forest planet, a Jedi star cruiser and in a Jedi temple.
“A game show in the Star Wars Galaxy is perfect for Disney +, "said Dan Silver, vice president of unsigned originals at Disney +, in a press release.
Disney + currently has a number of unwritten original series, including The world according to Jeff Goldblum and Kristen Bell & # 39; s Granted. Jedi temple challenge marks the first children's game show on the platform. Adding the show to the Disney + catalog comes at a time when competitors such as Netflix try to find more game shows for its streaming services.
There are still not many details about how the show will work – for example, Disney did not say how many participants will participate – but the show will premiere in 2020.