The October premiere date for Season 2 of “The Mandalorian” should still really feel prefer it’s far, far-off, however pre-production has already begun on a 3rd installment of the wildly fashionable Disney Plus sequence, Selection has realized solely.
Sources near the manufacturing have confirmed that creator Jon Favreau has been “writing season Three for some time,” and that the artwork division, led by Lucasfilm vice chairman and govt inventive director Doug Chiang, has been creating ideas for Season 3 “for the previous few weeks.”
“We’ve simply began pre-production and are wanting into additional adventures for the Mandalorian in Season 3,” revealed one supply.
As well as, one other supply with information of the scenario confirmed that the manufacturing design division started engaged on season Three on April 20, pointing to the very fact the division requires “such an enormous lead time” to elucidate why “the gears have began grinding actually early on.”
Information of season Three being within the works comes simply over a month after manufacturing wrapped on Season 2. “The Mandalorian” was luckier than most reveals, because it managed to spherical off manufacturing in early March, simply earlier than the primary coronavirus shelter in place orders got here into impact.
Favreau confirmed that Mando and co. can be again for a second season through a tweet late final yr.
Season 1 ended with Mando and Child Yoda flying off looking for the Little one’s residence planet and whereas little is understood in regards to the plot for season 2, Giancarlo Esposito, whose villainous Moff Gideon was launched on the finish of Season 1, just lately teased that followers can count on extra darksaber-wielding in future episodes. Esposito even admitted to having “gone by way of two, three” props whereas taking pictures Season 2.
In different latest “Mandalorian”-related information, it was reported that “Briarpatch” star Rosario Dawson had joined Season 2 in a visitor starring function as Ahsoka Tano, Anakin Skywalker’s apprentice and one of many central characters within the fashionable animated present “Star Wars: The Clone Wars.” Nonetheless, Dawson remained tight-lipped on the matter throughout an interview with Selection per week in the past.
“That’s not confirmed but however when that occurs, I shall be very pleased. I’m very excited for that to be confirmed in some unspecified time in the future,” she mentioned, including it could be “one million and one p.c due to the followers.”
“The Mandalorian” was the primary “Star Wars” sequence to launch on Disney Plus and undoubtedly performed a major half within the service buying a whopping 50 million subscribers worldwide as of April 8.
The Mouse Home additionally has two others sequence from a Galaxy far, far-off within the works, particularly an Obi-Wan Kenobi sequence with Ewan McGregor reprising the enduring function, and a Cassian Andor sequence starring Diego Luna, which just lately added Stellan Skarsgard and Kyle Soller, as Selection reported solely.