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Creator Jon Favreau and director Dave Filoni took the stage at Star Wars Celebration to talk about the upcoming live action Star Wars series, The Mandalorian. Here’s what we know now about the show, set to premiere at Disney+’s launch on November 12th.
This marks The Clone Wars and Rebels creator Dave Filoni’s first gig directing live action. Favreau and Filoni met while the former was directing Iron Man and that latter was working on the Clone Wars, and quickly got on. Favreau pitched The Mandalorian after Kathleen Kennedy took over Lucasfilm, and she was instantly on board. The show is set to draw from the Western and Samurai genres, which are essential to the makeup of Star Wars.
According to Favreau, the show is set after the fall of the Empire, in that time of chaos and change after a galactic regime topples. They brought three actors to ...