I think there’s a difference between what might be “true” fans who would say Disney SW isn’t real SW and “hardcore” fans who just enjoy SW. I don’t consider myself in either of these camps though, since I don’t care for the ultra gritty grey style of the spinoff media but will go see TROS… even though I don’t have much hope for it.
Yes! That’s a lot to do with it I believe, there is a feeling out there among a group that have decanonized “Disney Wars” and don’t take it seriously or see it more as a reboot, both hardcore and casual, even if it’s just nostalgia goggles. That would answer the question as to why they wouldn’t be in for a new Star Wars film, they don’t consider it Star Wars. I also have never watched anything made by Dave Feloni but I understand he has an inner circle seal of approval by fans and Lucas. That accounts for the hardcore contingent, are they Lucas loyalists? After all this time?