Let’s start this roundup with the major spoilers, mainly because my favorite second-day take is all the questions raised by the [spoiler] in the end. I too have many questions! For a less irreverent take, there’s this, I guess. And there are tweets, you guys like tweets, right?Continue reading “The Mandalorian: Everybody loves [spoiler]”
Pedro Pascal is dropping information! The name of the Mandalorian in The Mandalorian is Din Jarin, (spelling verification to come?) he says in handout video posted by ScreenSlam.
Hopefully it comes up in the show – and he gets rid of that helmet at least some of the time. (Why do you hire Pedro Pascal and keep a helmet on him all the time?!?)
Disney+ has officially launched, and though some early birds did manage log in and watch shows such as The Mandalorian, the service is experiencing connection errors this morning as more and more people try to access it. Will these be ironed out in time for the after-work and school crowds? Stay tuned…
In the meantime, here’s a new clip:Continue reading “Disney+ goes live with The Mandalorian”
Disney+ goes live – at least for some of us – in the morning, and a new clip was dropped during Monday Night Football for the occasion.
Dave Filoni gets a Vanity Fair profile, with plenty of quotes from various Star Wars luminaries: George Lucas, Kathleen Kennedy, Jon Favreau. “There isn’t a thing that we do in the storytelling space that I don’t check with Dave,” Kennedy said. “What I find about Dave is you don’t just sit down and have a discussion about plot or review characters inside the Star Wars world. You end up having meaningful, thoughtful discussions about what it is we’re trying to say inside the storytelling. He has a lot of empathy.”Continue reading “The Mandalorian, Dave Filoni, Obi-Wan’s Hossein Amini and more on Disney+ Star Wars”
Reporter Anthony Breznican – now at Vanity Fair – is back with a new trailer for The Mandalorian, and our first look at Ming-Na Wen in the show. Her character, Fennec Shand, is a mercenary/stealth assassin whose ultimate allegiance “remains to be seen.”
Here’s the latest trailer for The Mandalorian, with some repeats but plenty of new footage, and quite a bit of Werner Herzog. And yes, we finally get to hear Pedro Pascal talk… briefly.
Plenty of questions raised: Will the helmet come off? Are some of those scenes flashbacks? What happened to the Mandalorians?
Buried in a fairly routine New York Times story on Disney+ marketing is a line that says the first episode will contain “a dramatic ‘Star Wars’-universe spoiler.” Speculate as you will, but chances are we won’t know until November 12, as the show isn’t even screening for critics.
Pull up your calendar app, Disney has released the debut dates for The Mandalorian on Disney+.Continue reading “Here’s when all The Mandalorian episodes are coming out on Disney+”
Warwick Davis will host the live portions from Pinewood Studios in London, though I would be shocked if Galaxy’s Edge doesn’t make an appearance somehow.
The first wave of products for the three big launches coming later this year – The Mandalorian, The Rise of Skywalker, and video game Jedi: Fallen Order – will all be in stores October 4, but this will be our first (official) look at some of them.