The new trailer includes a few interesting shots, including putting a spotlight on some of the space beasts that will come across the Mandalorian’s path. There are also new spaceship fights, and a promise that fans will get a deeper look at bounty hunting – a “difficult profession.” The time for peace has come to an end.
Set in betweenStar Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jediand the rise of the First Order inStar Wars: The Force Awakens, the show follows a new character played by Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones). Pascal described him as “a mysterious lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy,” during a panel forThe Mandalorianat this year’s Star Wars Celebration in April. The series is heavily inspired by fan-favorite character Boba Fett and his father, Jango.
Executive producer Jon Favreaupreviously toldThe Hollywood Reporterthat the goal is to showcase a “darker, freakier side ofStar Wars.”Thefirst trailer for the seriestook on aMad Maxtone, with helmets on stakes, and ominous shots of people in the desert. Still, the trailer certainly leaned into more traditionalStar Warsaction, including scenes featuring fighting spaceships, battling droids, and face-to-face confrontations.
The Mandalorianis one of Disney ‘s most ambitious projects, with the series costing “around $ 100 million ”to make,according to Disney CEO Bob Iger. That puts each episode at approximately $ 12 .5 million, on par with some ofGame of Thrones‘final episodes. It will be released weekly, with the final episodes being released in conjunction withStar Wars: The Rise of Skywalkerin December.
The Mandalorianwill premiere on November 12 th, when Disney launches. Disney costs $ 6. 99 a month. A bundle with sports streaming service ESPN and ad-supported Hulu is also available.