Lucasfilm is aware that Star Wars needs to move beyond the Skywalker Saga, and yet the upcoming movies and TV shows are not putting that into practice.

However, as the sequel trilogy progressed, the never-changing focus of the franchise on not only Luke Skywalker but on the Skywalker name as a whole began to be questioned.

While George Lucas himself agrees that Star Wars is closer to a soap opera about family than to a sci-fi epic,

the saga introduced audiences to a world so large and full of possibilities that it is harder not to ponder what else Star Wars could be.

So far, the only Star Wars movie with a release date attached is Patty Jenkins' Rogue Squadron. Although the film is expected to be set in a new time period

the name naturally draws a connection to Luke Skywalker's history as Rogue Squadron was the group of X-Wing pilots created and led by Luke himself.

Another Star Wars movie currently in development, the Kevin Feige-produced one, is confirmed not to be a sequel to any preexisting story,

the Kevin Feige-produced one, is confirmed not to be a sequel to any preexisting story, which could make it the first Star Wars film to actually steer away from the Skywalker Saga.