Disney announces the 2020 Star Wars standalone film: Peter Dinklage as an Ewok chief.  

The story will take place between episode VI and VII.  A band of Ewoks joins the Rebellion in a unit specialized in infiltration, sabotage and theft. Maz Kanata uses them for a special mission: to retrieve Luke’s first lightsaber that was acquired, after various transactions, by Jawas. “We will see the true nature of Ewoks, said Dinklage, they are ruthless warriors.” source Variety.