Jon Favreau is dropping some details about The Mandalorian season 2.

First, the showrunner basically announced the pickup of the Disney+ series. While Favreau and director Dave Filoni have been at work on the second season for a while, this marks the first time it has been made official.

Second, Favreau said the show will return in fall 2020, which is good news — plenty of ambitious cable or streaming dramas take more than a year to return nowadays, and given the series debuted in November it wasn’t clear if the Star Wars live-action series would take more than a year to come back.

And finally, Favreau teased the return of a creature first glimpsed in Return of the Jedi, the green pig-like Gamorrean, which served as guards of Jabba’s palace.

Basically, we got all that from this tweet:

Previously, Favreau told EW he plans to direct at least one episode of season 2 as well. During season 1, the director was still working on The Lion King and wasn’t able to get behind the camera on the show.

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The live-action Star Wars series follows a lone Mandalorian gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy.

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