The Mandalorian Spin-Off ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ Revealed
Robert Rodriguez, who helmed the Boba Fett episode of ‘The Mandalorian’ will be the executive producer
[The story below contains some spoilers from The Mandalorian season two.]
The Mandalorian series creator, Jon Favreau, shared a few details about the big surprises in season finale of the Disney+ Star Wars series.
During the post-credits, Boba Fett (played by Temuera Morrison) and Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen) enter Jabba’s palace on Tatooine, with Boba Fett taking the throne. After that scene, a title card reveals the big surprise that a new series, The Book of Boba Fett, debuting late next year.
Recently, it was revealed that Robert Rodriguez, who directed this season’s Fett-centric episode “The Tragedy,” is set to be the executive producer, along with Favreau and The Mandalorian executive producer Dave Filoni. Favreau also revealed in an interview with Good Morning America that The Book of Boba Fett Disney+ series is not replacing the third season of The Mandalorian, which will proceed after Fett and will still center on the Mandalorian character audiences have grown to love.
Also in the interview, Favreau shared his extreme nervousness over keeping the return of Luke Skywalker a secret, comparing it to the feeling of keeping Baby Yoda a surprise in the season one premiere of show.
“Every piece of casting leaked. And we were so scared right up until it aired that our surprise cameo was going to leak too,” says Favreau.
The Book of Boba Fett will join two other spinoffs set in the story of The Mandalorian, the Rangers of the New Republic and Ahsoka, centering on Rosario Dawson’s fan-favorite character, Ahsoka Tano. They will be setting up a big Star Wars event, like Marvel Studio’s The Avengers. Star Wars fans better be ready as Disney+ will air 11 separate Star Wars shows over the next few years.
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