After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Galactic Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.
The series begins proper with the introduction of The Mandalorian, an enigmatic bounty hunter who is considered one of the best. After accepting a mysterious job from an unnamed client, the Mandalorian is hit with a moral dilemma when he learns that his bounty is a small defenseless infant. Now on the run, the Mandalorian must do everything he can to protect the child even when he discovers that it itself hides a secret.
- Pedro Pascal as The Mandalorian
- Gina Carano as Cara Dune
- Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon
- Carl Weathers as Grief Karga
- Emily Swallow as The Armorer
- Omid Abtahi as Dr. Pershing
- Nick Nolte as Kuiil
- Werner Herzog as The Client
- Taika Waititi as IG-11
- Bill Burr as Mayfeld
- Mark Boone Junior as Ranzar Malk
- Ming-Na Wen as Fennec Shand
- Jake Cannavale as Torro Calican
- Natalia Tena as Xi'an
- Clancy Brown as Burg
- Richard Ayoade as Q9-0
- Ismael Cruz Cordova as Qin
The series was announced by Disney CEO Robert Iger during a Disney quarterly earnings call on November 9, 2017. On May 10, 2018, Jon Favreau revealed during an interview with Anthony Carboni that he was halfway done with writing a season for the coming television series. Favreau confirmed with Dan Casey of Nerdist that the show would take place seven years after the Battle of Yavin and feature all new characters.
On August 6, 2018, The New York Times reported on Disney Play, Disney's new streaming service, and stated that the Star Wars television series by Favreau will be expected to cost around $100 million for ten episodes. In an email to The New York Times, Favreau stated that Disney's new streaming service will allow for the opportunity to tell stories that go for several chapters.
The series will be written and executive produced by Emmy-nominated producer and actor Jon Favreau, as previously announced, with Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels) directing the first episode. Additional episodic directors include Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok). It will be executive produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist will serve as co-executive producer.
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- ↑ "Ludwig Göransson to Compose Score for The Mandalorian". YouTube. Retrieved on December 19, 2018.
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- ↑ "SWCC 2019: SEE NEW PHOTOS FROM THE MANDALORIAN". StarWars.com. Retrieved on April 14, 2019.
- ↑ "Live From the Red Carpet of Solo: A Star Wars Story!". YouTube. Retrieved on August 8, 2018.
- ↑ "Exclusive Details on Jon Favreau's STAR WARS TV Series". nerdlist. Retrieved on May 11, 2018.
- ↑ "Disney's Streaming Service Starts to Come Into Focus". New York Times. Retrieved on August 6, 2018.