Everything we know about the new Star Wars show that will be shown every Wednesday at our bar
The show’s title has deep roots in the franchise’s history, with links to bounty hunter.
We’ll get the first episode on Nov. 12, with the launch of Disney Plus in the US, Canada and the Netherlands. The second will reportedly, followed by weekly installments on Nov. 22 and 29, and Dec. 6, 13, 18 and 27.
Who’s in it?
Pedro Pascal (best known for playingin Game of Thrones) will be the man behind the helmet: a lone Mandalorian gunfighter operating in the outer reaches of the galaxy.
He’ll be joined by a star-studded cast:
- Giancarlo Esposito (who played Gus Fring in Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul)
- Gina Carano (MMA fighter and actress)
- Carl Weathers (of Rocky and Predator fame)
- Taika Waititi ( )
- Werner Herzog (who directed and narrated Grizzly Man)
- Emily Swallow (Supernatural)
- Nick Nolte (Down and Out in Beverly Hills)
- Omid Abtahi (American Gods)
- Ming-Na Wen (Agents of SHIELD)
- Julia Jones ( )
At thein April, Pascal said the Mandalorian is “a mysterious lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy. Some might say he has questionable moral character.”
The Mandalorian will work closely with Weathers’ character, Greef Carga, He’s the head of a bounty hunters’ guild, the actor revealed at Celebration, and “the Mando is a guy who he figures can get the job done.”
The Celebration Chicago panel also revealed that Esposito plays an Imperial — since named as Moff Gideon. Herzog’s character appears to be some sort of ex-Imperial crime boss, known only as The Client, and Abtahi’s is a doctor.
Waititi will play IG-11, a droid that’s the same model as IG-88 — one of the bounty hunters seen on Darth Vader’s Super Star Destroyer in The Empire Strikes Back as the Sith Lord tasked them with tracking down the Millennium Falcon.
We’ve also caught sight of an Ugnaught — the porcine species previously seen working as janitors on Cloud City in Empire Strikes Back — named Kuill, who appears to be an ally of the Mandalorian and is voiced by Nolte.
Wen plays Vanity Fair reported on Nov. 4., an assassin who encounters the Mandalorian,
Why isn’t this about the usual Jedi and Sith conflict?
The Star Wars underworld is a very rich storytelling environment, according to executive producer Jon Favreau. He wanted to get back to the tone of the old western and samurai films that inspired George Lucas, and says.
The Mandalorian is likely to be the streaming service’s biggest draw, even if. It’s one of four shows set in a galaxy far, far away coming to the Disney Plus streaming service.
The company announced theover the summer and a focusing on rebel spy Cassian Andor in 2018. And Ewan McGregor will in a brand new show, set to start shooting in 2020.
What else do we know?
Lucasfilm has steadily drip-fed information about the show since Favreau was Pre Vizsla — the violent leader of a Mandalorian splinter group — in and played pilot Rio Durant in .. It’s not his first Star Wars rodeo. He voiced
In summer 2018, Favreau revealed that the show will be Return of the Jedi (so six years after the Empire’s final defeat at the Battle of Jakku and 23 years before The Force Awakens) and will focus on all-new characters. We also have a New York Times report that its 10 episodes will enjoy a , which was the rumored cost of first season.after
What’s a Mandalorian?
Mandalorians are humans from the Outer Rim world of Mandalore, its moon Concordia and the planet Kalevala, whose story was largely told in The Clone Wars and Rebels.
Their world went through major political upheaval during the Clone Wars and early days of the Galactic Empire’s rule, but many of the clans united under the rule of Bo-Katan Kryze after she took control of the. The black-bladed weapon was created more than 1,000 years earlier by Tarre Vizsla (the first Mandalorian to join the Jedi Order) and became a symbol of leadership.
You probably associate bounty hunters Boba Fett and Jango Fett with the term because they wear the cool armor, but they aren’t true Mandalorians. Jango once claimed to be from Concord Dawn, a Mandalorian world, but the government considered him (and by extension, his cloned son Boba) to be pretenders.
Exited about all these news! we will be streaming every Friday evening the previous episode at 7pm and the new episode at 8pm. We will have food and drinks ready for you as well as confortable couches for you to sit on. See you Friday and spread the word out.