With manufacturing shut down on units world wide, studios like Disney are being requested about upcoming seasons of extremely anticipated exhibits and launch dates for movies. One present that received’t be affected is The Mandalorian, based on Disney’s CEO.
Like Black Widow, filming on The Mandalorian was completed earlier than shelter-at-home orders went into place and shut down manufacturing, Chapek told CNBC. Submit-production is ready to proceed and is at the moment ongoing, so “there will likely be no delay on Mandalorian,” Chapek stated.
That’s a bit of fine information for Star Wars followers who’ve puzzled concerning the standing of the present’s second season because the pandemic hit. Different Disney Plus exhibits, together with The Falcon and the Winter Soldier and WandaVision, won’t be in the identical boat. The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was already coping with manufacturing points because of on-location filming problems. Chapek didn’t say whether or not the 2 exhibits — slated for August and December, respectively — could be launched this 12 months. The Verge has requested Disney for touch upon the standing of the exhibits.
Chapek’s feedback come simply a few days after The Hollywood Reporter claimed that Boba Fett may return within the present’s second season. The character made well-known within the unique trilogy will reportedly be performed by Temuera Morrison. Longtime Star Wars followers will acknowledge Morrison because the actor who performed Jango Fett, Boba Fett’s father-of-sorts in Star Wars: Episode II — Assault of the Clones.
If the exhibits are delayed, Disney Plus will go months with out new high-profile programming, which isn’t focused at youngsters, that may appeal to new subscribers and hold present subscribers — except The Mandalorian’s second season. November 2020 marks the top of many one-year contracts for Disney Plus subscribers, together with those that signed up through Verizon. Not having many new exhibits to maintain folks subscribed one 12 months later will grow to be an excellent greater difficulty.
If The Mandalorian is on monitor for an October launch date as Chapek suggests, count on a selected launch date announcement within the coming months.