Star Wars: The Mandalorian First Footage Description

The first footage for Jon Favreau's Star Wars: The Mandalorian was shown at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago. However, those watching on the live-stream might have noticed that the videos were exclusive to that event. However, we've got a description of what was shown at the show's panel.

The featurette from towards the beginning of the panel starts with the titular Mandalorian following a tracker of some sort in an icy environment. He enters a building and is immediately met with suspicious glances. The featurette then cuts to the Lucasfilm logo. Favreau explains that the series is set "five years after The Return of the Jedi." The footage then shows the Mandalorian in action and suiting up. There's a look at the character that hearkens back to Boba Fett's first appearance in the Star Wars: Holiday Special, which saw the beloved bounty hunter mounted on a dewback and holding an Amban phase-pulse blaster, which was previously revealed by Favreau.

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The footage also shows a variety of new starships and alien species, including the Mandalorian's own ship: the Razor Crest. Several different clips, when put together, seem to hint that the Mandalorian will have a shootout with several enemies in a tightly enclosed street, likely on Tatooine.

Towards the end of the panel, a full clip from the series was shown. In that clip, the Mandalorian sits down with Carl Weathers' character, whose name is Greif Marda (spelling unconfirmed). Marda gives the Mandalorian a marketplace. At the end of his journey, he's scanned by a TT-8L droid and let into a building containing Werner Herzog's character and a bunch of Stormtroopers.

Herzog's character explains that he chose the Mandalorian because he's the best at what he does. A doctor character walks in, starting a standoff. Eventually both parties back down and Herzog's character explains that he's to deliver an asset dead or alive. Herzog's character then explains that their arrangement will not be traditional and gives the Mandalorian a piece of Beskar as payment.

The final piece of footage shows a variety of characters, including Gina Carano's Cara Dune and IG-88.

Although The Mandalorian's first season hasn't aired yet, there are reports that the series has already been renewed for a second season, which indicates Disney is confident in the show. The Mandalorian is set to take place in-between The Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, and stars Pedro Pascal as the title character. "The Mandalorian is a mysterious, lone gun-fighter in the outer-reaches of the galaxy," Favreau said of the character. "Some might say he is a questionable moral character, which is in line with some of our best westerns... all the good stuff. And he's a badass!"

The show features episodes directed by Thor: Ragnarok's Taika Waititi, who is also believed to be playing IG-88 on the show, and jurassic World star Bryce Dallas Howard.

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The Mandalorian, created by Jon Favreau and starring Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Carl Weathers, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog and Nick Nolte, will hit Disney+ on Nov. 12. The monthly subscription will cost $6.99 with a yearly price of $69.99.

(via Collider)

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