After last week’s explosive season two finale of THE MANDALORIAN, fans were treated to a post-credits scene that teased what’s now been confirmed as a brand new spin-off show called THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT.
Jon Favreau, executive producer of THE MANDALORIAN, confirmed today on GOOD MORNING AMERICA that the new series is currently in production and will arrive December 2021, only on Disney+.
THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT will be set within the timeline of THE MANDALORIAN and star Temuera Morrison as the titular bounty hunter, along with Ming-Na Wen as Fennec Shand. Robert Rodriguez — who directed Chapter 14 of THE MANDALORIAN, a thrilling installment that reintroduced Boba Fett to the Star Wars galaxy — joins Favreau and Dave Filoni as executive producer.
Boba Fett made his big-screen debut in 1980’s Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back, becoming an instant fan favorite thanks to his visually arresting armor and cool demeanor. Jeremy Bulloch, the original actor inside the armor, passed away last week — but his legacy, including all he brought to Boba Fett, goes on. THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT will carry that legacy forward.
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THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT is expected to arrive on Disney+ in December 2021.