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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.
- Pedro Pascal as the lone Mandalorian gunfighter
- Giancarlo Esposito as TBA
- Carl Weathers as TBA
- Emily Swallow as TBA
- Omid Abtahi as TBA
- Nick Nolte as TBA
- Werner Herzog as TBA
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 Nerdi st 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.
- This will be the first Star Wars television series to be live-action.
- ↑ 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 "The Mandalorian First Image, Directors Revealed". Star Wars.com. Retrieved on October 5, 2018.
- ↑ "Ludwig Göransson to Compose Score for The Mandalorian". YouTube. Retrieved on December 19, 2018.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Jon Favreau to Executive Produce and Write Live-Action Star Wars Series". Star Wars.com. Retrieved on August 8, 2018.
- ↑ "Disney is planning a live-action Star Wars TV show for its streaming service". The Verge. Retrieved on November 11, 2017.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 5.5 5.6 "The Mandalorian: Full cast of new Star Wars TV show includes Werner Herzog and Carl Weathers". Independent. Retrieved on December 13, 2018.
- ↑ "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.