May The 4th Star Wars Day Celebration On Disney+

Vehicle FlythroughsBiomes, a Fan Art Takeover and The Simpsons short coming on Star Wars Day on May The 4th

On May The 4th, otherwise known as Star Wars Day, Disney+ will release “Star Wars: The Bad Batch;” a first-of-its-kind Star Wars-themed short from “The Simpsons;” and multiple themed cinematic experiences in celebration of a galaxy far, far away.

Disney+ will debut “Maggie Simpson in ‘The Force Awakens From Its Nap.’” Is is a new Star Wars-inspired short, bringing characters from the Star Wars galaxy to the fictional town of Springfield. The new promotional short is the first of several from “The Simpsons” that Disney+ will release throughout the year.

Additionally, Lucasfilm and Disney+ have commissioned original artwork to take over the service for several days. A global group of artists and Star Wars fans have created illustrations representing an assortment of Star Wars movies and series. The artwork will be featured on the service until May 9 and will also be available for purchase through Amazon.

The new series, short, and artwork will be available on Disney+ in the U.S. at 2:00am CT.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch”

The series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars”) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch – a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army — each possess a singular exceptional skill which makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew. They will take on daring mercenary missions as they struggle to stay afloat and find new purpose.

Courtesy of Disney+

“Maggie Simpson in ‘The Force Awakens From Its Nap’”

In a daycare far, far away… but still in Springfield, Maggie is on an epic quest for her stolen pacifier. Her adventure brings her face-to-face with young Padawans, Sith Lords, familiar droids, Rebel scum, and an ultimate battle against the dark side, in this original short celebrating the Star Wars galaxy.

Courtesy of Disney+

Star Wars Biomes”

Take a virtual vacation to some of the Star Wars films’ most iconic and beloved locations. It will feature Hoth, Tatooine, and Sorgan. This series whisks you off for fly-over tours of a galaxy far, far away.

Star Wars Day 1
Courtesy of LucasFilm

“Star Wars Vehicle Flythroughs”

Get up-close-and-personal with two of the Star Wars films’ most iconic and beloved ships. This will leads viewers on an exploration of the memorable interiors and exteriors of the Millennium Falcon and an Imperial Star Destroyer.

Millennium Falcon
Courtesy of LucasFilm

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Sean Tajipour is the Founder and Editor of Nerdtropolis and the host of the Moviegoers Society Podcast. He is also a member of the Critics Choice Association. You can follow on Twitter and Instagram @Seantaj.

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