Star Wars is one of Hollywood’s biggest franchises and Jon Favreau’s upcoming live-action series that expands the sci-fi saga is getting one of television’s biggest budgets. More Star Wars News The still-untitled series will have a budget of approximately $100 million for its first, 10-episode season, according to a report in The New York Times. Possibly the highest series budget of all time is the $1 billion Amazon Studios is reportedly paying for five seasons of an upcoming series based on J.R.R. Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings saga. Favreau is an executive producer on the Star Wars series and is currently writing the script for it. Previously, Favreau revealed that the series will be set seven years after the Battle of Endor in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi. The live-action Star Wars series is one of several projects set within that sci-fi universe currently in various stages of development or production by Disney. There is no official release date set for the live-action Star Wars series at this point.

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