Trailer for Mandalorianen season two is finally here and it’s about damn time. That is it an epic trailer it gives us an amazing tease of what’s coming, while we reveal almost nothing about what’s actually happening in a galaxy far, far away.
So to fill in some of the blank fields the trailer conveniently, purposefully, omits, we would summarize all the news we have heard so far. Here is eeverything we have learned, or think we have learned, about Mandalorianen season two since the end of season 1.
There is not “much” in terms of official news – Lucasfilm is trying to keep things close to the West – but there are some. We know the show is returning to Disney + October 30th. However, it will again be eight episodes (which means we will probably get the whole season before the year is out) not all episodes will be of the same length. There will be more new characters (more on that below), more planets, more a galactic feeling, and not all episodes will focus solely on the mandalorian and the child.
Things will increase pretty much right after the first season ended, with Mando (aka Din Djarin) and the baby (aka Baby Yoda) heading out to find out their place in the world. As expected, they are being pursued by Darksaber wielder Moff Gideon, whose relationship with Mando is likely to change. (And he will use the Darksaber a lot.)
Episodes are directed by co-creator Jon Favreau (for the first time), Carl Weathers (Greef Karga himself), Robert Rodriguez, and Peyton Reedin addition to recurring directors such as Dave Filoni, Rick Famuyiwa and Bryce Dallas Howard. (There are only seven. Some have double duty.)
Which reveals in the trailer, as you can see in our breakdown, it only strengthens the above information. New planets, a larger journey, etc. Very little in the details. There are some Gamorrean battles (like Favreau teased last year) and a mysterious new character played by WWE superstar Sasha Banks. It was by far the biggest revelation, though we are not sure who she is playing.
If much of it sounds unclear, welcome to the club. It is both a lot and nothing. But there is more than just the official one.
Most of the biggest rumors about what might happen in season two of Mandalorianen has to do with casting. The most juicy is that Rosario Dawson is it participates in the show as before Jedi apprentice turned Rebel badass Ahsoka Tano, which would be the first time we had done it see the character Dave Filoni-George Lucas live action. If true, she would be a character who knew the importance of the child and could help the Mandalorian in his quest. She also has one a whole lot of her own story left to tell.
Another exciting rumor has to do with another bounty hunter in Mandalor armor. We believe Temura Morrison, who played the basis of the clone army Jango Fett, could attend the show as none other than former Sarlacc resident Boba Fett. Since Boba Fett is literally a genetic clone of Jango, Morrison is truly the only actor for the job. The question, though, is, “Wait, isn’t Boba freaking dead?” We’ll have to see.
But wait, there is more. Before Mandalorianen‘s first season, when last fans saw Darksaber, it was in the hands of Bo-Katan Kryze, stated by Katee Sackhoff on The Clone Wars and Rebels. Since she no longer has it, it seems likely that she might want it back. Rumor has it that Sackhoff could reproduce his voice role in live-action here. This casting rumor, out of them all makes the most sense. The story has already been well grafted.
Oh, and it’s also possible that Morrison pulls double work and plays Captain Rex and brings Dave Filonis Clone war dream full circle. But again, that’s it only a rumor.
It may be the big character names in terms of rumors, but they are just the beginning. Actress Timothy Olyphant is also alleged participating in the show, in a minor role from the novels as a character named Cobb Vanth. Vanth uses an old set of Mandalor armor he found on Tatooine (hmm, wasn’t the Sarlacc pit on Tatooine?) To drum peace and justice in a nearby settlement. He’s not a Mandalorian, he’s just posing. If Olyphant really plays that role, he might cross paths with any number of bounty-chasing Mandalorians – and they probably would not be too happy with him. Again, just a rumor, but an intriguing and fascinating one.
Finally, the last great casting rumor: Michael Biehn, co-star of Aliens and Terminator, apparently participating in an unspecified role.
Mandalorian cast member Gina Carano recently said, “Some of them are true, others are not true“In terms of casting rumors, so time will tell whether she is honest or not. Either way, all of these characters somehow vaguely fit into a story that vaguely fits into the statements we know officially. We just need the glue to put it all together.
The last unofficial, but very likely, thing to know about season two of Mandalorianen it’s unlikely to be the end of the series. While the covid-19 pandemic has certainly made physical production of content more difficult, credible sources say season three is already in development. This means that whether all of this is true or not, more Mando is likely on the way.
We’ll find out more about all of this if another trailer is released and a whole lot more when Mandalorianen season two debuts on October 30th.
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