Highlights from The Mandalorian at Star Wars Celebration

The unique Coke bottles are just part of the park’s specialty menu

The unique Coke bottles are just part of the park’s specialty menu

So what's it like to play the lead character of a Star Wars series?

What is the plot of The Mandalorian? In many ways, it's a bit darker than what we've seen from Star Wars thus far, like Game of Thrones-lite - complete with battles, blasters, Stormtrooper skull-bashing, and an intriguing score from Oscar- and Grammy- winning Ludwig Göransson. "The Mandalorian is a mysterious, lone gun-fighter from the outer reaches of the galaxy", said Pascal.

The Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal) in Lucasfilm's THE MANDALORIAN. He eventually arrives at a cantina (similar to Star Wars Episode IV's Mos Eisley).

The panel exclusively showed attendees a sizzle reel that opened with the Mandalorian walking on a bridge on an icy world, following a transponder to a shelter.

The topic next turned to the inspiration behind The Mandalorian's character.

When is The Manadalorian being released on Disney Plus?

The Mandalorian will be available on Disney+ on its launch day, which is scheduled for November 12, 2019. The studio recently announced that a subscription for the service will cost $6.99 a month. "It's no cartoon", quipped Pascal, getting some negative responses from the audience who love the animated Star Wars shows. He will probably play the titular Mandalorian.

The beverage company designed the soft drink bottles which are available for Coke Diet Coke Sprite and Dasani water
The beverage company designed the soft drink bottles which are available for Coke Diet Coke Sprite and Dasani water

The Mandalorian's creator and executive producer Jon Favreau took the stage at Star Wars Celebration alongside his co-executive producer, and the premiere's director, Dave Filoni. Weathers has revealed that his character hires Pascal's mercenary gunslinger to acquire a precious object for him.

Weathers takes the role of Greif Marda, head of a bounty hunter guild and the man who dishes out jobs to the central character.

Who is directing The Mandalorian?

How does the TV show connect to the Star Wars movies?

The Mandalorian takes place in the time between the end of the original trilogy and The Force Awakens. They told one story about Gina actually dragging a wounded warrior (who was a real human, not dummy) in a scene.

Directors for episodes of "The Mandalorian" include actress Bryce Dallas Howard, Deborah Chow ("Jessica Jones"), Rick Famuyiwa ("Dope") and Taika Waititi ("Thor: Ragnarok"), and the only prerequisite was they "had to be a fan of 'Star Wars, ' " Favreau says. I was born in '75 so I am a product of Star Wars imagination.

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