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D23: Disney Unveils ‘The Mandalorian’ Trailer: First Live-Action ‘Star Wars’ TV Series

Disney on Friday at D23 unveiled the first official trailer for The Mandalorian, the Star Wars galaxy’s first live-action TV series, a marquee title for Disney+, the streaming service that launches in November.

The trailer footage confirms the concept of the series — from creative team Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni, — a gunslinger odyssey with Old West and sci-fi tones. Pedro Pascal stars as the bounty hunter and gunfighter and native of Mandalore, the Star Wars universe home planet of bounty hunter Boba Fett and Jango Fett.

The events depicted in the series are set after the events of Return of the Jedi, which concluded with the death of Darth Vader on Endor. Gina Carano, Carl Weathers, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog and Nick Nolte also star.

Favreau wrote and is executive producer, while Star Wars universe regular Filoni directed the first episode executive produces alongside Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson. Taika Waititi, Bryce Dallas Howard, Deborah Chow and Rick Famuyiwa have also directed episodes.

Joe Wehinger
Joe Wehinger (nicknamed Joe Winger) has written for over 20 years about the business of lifestyle and entertainment. Joe is an entertainment producer, media entrepreneur, public speaker, and C-level consultant who owns businesses in entertainment, lifestyle, tourism and publishing. He is an award-winning filmmaker, published author, member of the Directors Guild of America, International Food Travel Wine Authors Association, WSET Level 2 Wine student, WSET Level 2 Cocktail student, member of the LA Wine Writers. Email to: Joe@FlavRReport.com
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