The first-ever live-action Star Wars TV series is set in the aftermath of the Galactic Civil War, in a time period where the Outer Rim worlds are in a state of chaos and lawlessness without the necessary evil of the Empire to keep them in check. Among the many outlaws in a turbulent period of time, one nameless warrior stands out: the Mandalorian, who is on a mission that might just change the galaxy far, far away forever…
The trailer can be seen below:
The Mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Nick Nolte, Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers, Emily Swallow, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, Taika Waititi, Bill Burr, Mark Boone Junior, and Ming-Na Wen. Directors on The Mandalorian include Waititi, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rick Famuyiwa, Deborah Chow, and Dave Filoni. The series will be written and showrun by Jon Favreau, composed by Ludwig Göransson, and will have Greg Fraiser as cinematographer. The series will be executive produced by Favreau, Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, and Colin Wilson.
The show’s premise is as follows:
“After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.”
The Mandalorian Season 1 will be released on a weekly basis starting on November 12, the launch date for the Disney+ streaming service in the United States, Canada, and the Netherlands, with other markets getting the series as Disney+ expands internationally. No release window for Season 2 has been given.