For better or worse, Star Wars is fascinated with Star Wars. Countless books, games, comics, movies, and TV shows exist with the purpose of expounding on characters we already know a lot about. But Jon Favreau’s latest addition to The Mandalorian is leaving me questioning just how delightfully absurd this franchise can be sometimes.
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We've heard barely anything about Jon Favreau's take on The Lion King since Disney announced its plans to add the beloved film to its long list of remakes, outside of some extremely exciting casting. But now, we finally have a look. And, unsurprisingly, the man who turned The Jungle Book into a visual feast has done the same here!
First he was in Game of Thrones, soon he’ll be in the DC Universe, and now, he’s going to a galaxy far, far away.
Now where, where have I seen that before? Last night on Instagram, Jon Favreau, executive producer and writer on The Mandalorian, the upcoming Star Wars live-action television show, posted a sneak peek on his Instagram, one that offers a look into the production while, for a certain type of fan, proving very, very familiar.
As you might be surprised to hear, there's a bit of Star Wars drama going on right now (this franchise? Drama? Well I never!), with rumours swirling that a whole bunch of Star Wars spinoffs are allegedly on hold as Lucasfilm refocuses its future plans for the galaxy far, far away. So what do we actually know is on the way?
After the disappointing box office performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story, a new report says Lucasfilm has put all future Star Wars Story standalone movies on hold. That means, at least for now, no Boba Fett movie, no Obi-Wan movie, and no Solo spinoffs.