Jon Favreau: ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 3 Starts Filming After Boba Fett Spin-Off

‘The Book of Boba Fett’ is currently in production.


Jon Favreau recently revealed that The Mandalorian season three won’t start production until after The Book of Boba Fett finishes filming.

The Mandalorian season two has been a crowd-pleasing affair from the very beginning, re-introducing characters from other films and animated shows like Ahsoka Tano, Bo-Katan and most importantly: Boba Fett. And following the surprising reveal in the post-credits scene of the finale that the bounty hunter is getting his own series, creator Jon Favreau appeared on Good Morning America to discuss the project.

“At the end of [Season 2], Boba Fett came out and it said, ‘The Book of Boba Fett, Coming December of 2021.’ And that wasn’t part of the big Disney announcement, but here’s the logo. We wanted to hold this back because we didn’t want to spoil the surprise during the big Disney announcement of all the shows when Kathleen Kennedy was up there. And so they let me keep this one a secret.”

There was initially some confision over whether The Book of Boba Fett would be the focus of The Mandalorian season three – Jon Favreau confirmed that the project is its own series set in the same timeline. The creator also explained that the third season of The Mandalorian will go into production as soon as work is finished on the Boba Fett spin-off. Take a look at his comments below.

“So this is actually separate from ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 3. But what we didn’t say in that announcement is that the next show coming up, Kathy said the ‘next chapter’ and that’s going to be ‘The Book of Boba Fett’ and then we go into production right after that on Season 3 of ‘The Mandalorian’ back with the main character that we all have known and loved. So that’s going to be pretty soon following that. So we’re working on that pre-production now, while we’re in production on ‘Boba Fett.’”

What do you make of Jon Favreau’s news about The Mandalorian season three? Would you rather see Din Djarin return before The Book of Boba Fett? Sound-off in the comments below!

The Mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito and Carl Weathers, with Rosario Dawson joining the series as Ahsoka Tano. The Star Wars project is being directed by series creator Jon Favreau, executive producer Dave Filoni and fellow season one directors Rick Famuyiwa and Bryce Dallas Howard. Ant-Man director Peyton Reed will also helm at least one episode as will star Carl Weathers and Sin City helmer Robert Rodriguez.

The Mandalorian season two episodes premiere every Friday on Disney Plus. Stay tuned for all the latest news regarding Jon Favreau, The MandalorianThe Book of Boba Fett and the future of the Star Wars franchise, and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more original video content.

Source: GMA

Eammon Jacobs

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