The first trailer for the standalone spin-off collection “The Book of Boba Fett” has arrived and it provides us a whole lot of causes to be excited.
The new collection will debut on the streaming service Disney Plus on Dec. 29 and appears to leap proper into motion. You might recall on the very finish of the Season 2 finale of “The Mandalorian” there was a post-credits sequence the place we immediately discovered ourselves on Tatooine and inside Jabba the Hutt’s palace.
We noticed Jabba’s former right-hand man and presumably heir of the gangster’s underworld empire, Bib Fortuna (Matthew Wood). Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen) walks down the steps to throne room, blasts a few Gamorrean guards as Fett follows just some steps behind her. Fortuna’s simply as shocked as we had been after we first heard Fett has survived the Sarlacc. Without a lot as uttering a phrase, Fett blasts him, pulls Fortuna’s cumbersome physique of the throne and sits there himself, with Shand at his aspect.
Jeremy Bulloch played Boba Fett within the authentic trilogy earlier than Temuera Morrison inherited the position, first taking part in Jango Fett, the bounty hunter Boba was cloned from, within the prequels after which Boba himself in “The Mandalorian.” (Here’s how to watch the Star Wars movies in chronological order for those who want a timeline refresher course.)
It looks as if Boba has returned to Tatooine to make the underworld empire run by the infamous gangster Jabba the Hutt his personal. Rumor has it that this restricted collection will begin at “Chapter 17” making it a direct continuation from the second season of “The Mandalorian.”
As you’d count on, the trailer teases all kind of references to the “Star Wars” universe, together with the B’omarr monks, Trandoshans and potential references to different underworld clans. Boba says, “Jabba ruled you with fear. I intend to rule with respect.”
It’s additionally solely potential that the Mandalorian himself, a.okay.a. Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) may make an look — as a result of we’re satisfied you may hear the voice of Djarin at 27 seconds into the trailer. Personally, we’re hoping to see precisely how Boba Fett escaped from the Sarlacc pitt we noticed him fall into in “Return of the Jedi.” We can see, even from this quick snippet, that the identical in depth care and a focus has been made to sustaining the retro-tech, lived-in aesthetic of the “Star Wars” universe that we have come to count on.
“The Book of Boba Fett” begins streaming on Disney Plus on Dec. 29 and there might be eight episodes, every about an hour lengthy, with a brand new installment dropping every week. Every episode of Seasons 1 and a couple of of “The Mandalorian” are additionally obtainable to stream on Disney Plus.
And for those who’re questioning what to look at on Disney Plus when you anticipate Boba Fett, take a look at our information to the best space TV shows on Disney Plus for Star Wars fans.
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