Jon Favreau reveals The Mandalorian season 2 premiere date, new character
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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