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Heres where Jon Favreaus new Star Wars show fits in the timeline
FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2017 file photo, Jon Favreau arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" in Los Angeles. Favreau will write and executive produce a live-action Star Wars series for the Walt Disney Co.s planned streaming platform. Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced Thursday that Favreau will oversee the new spinoff series. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP, File) - photo by Herb Scribner
We now know where Jon Favreaus new Star Wars live-action TV show will take place in the "Star Wars" timeline.

Multiple reports indicate the show will occur between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens.

Favreau told Nerdist editor Dan Casey that the show will happen seven years after the Battle of Yavin in A New Hope" (or three years after the Battle of Endor in "Return of the Jedi").

Casey's original tweet says seven years after the Battle of Endor, but video footage of the interview shows it will be seven years after the Battle of Yavin, according to Club Jade.

The new show will include motion-capture technology he previously used in The Jungle Book.

According to The Verge, the 30-year gap between the original and sequel trilogy is an open book to be exploited for different shows and movies.

Last month, Lucasfilm announced a new animated series based on the Star Wars universe called Star Wars Resistance, which will similarly take place between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, per the Deseret News.

Before Disney bought Lucasfilm, plenty of expanded universe novels covered the time period. But Disney decided to wipe away all that history when it bought Lucasfilm.

This news means that the show will be completely different from the long-developed live-action show from George Lucas, according to The Verge. That project was first announced in 2005 and would have been set in the underworld of the galactic capital, Coruscant, sometime between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. In this new setting, Favreau will likely be able to explore the rise of the First Order along with the other major developments that led to the events of the sequel trilogy.

Favreaus new show will launch on Disneys new streaming service, expected to debut in fall 2019. The service will include a number of projects from Marvel and Star Wars.