The Mandalorian, Season 2: Everything We Know So Far

It didn’t take long Mandalorian Disney’s streaming video service to become the flagship series of Disney +. The first season of the Star Wars spinoff series earned critical acclaim and gave a cultural touchstone as an adorable, force-padding for a 50-year-old child – that’s right, we’re talking about Baby Yoda .

Season 1 Mandalorian December 2019 culminated with an impressive finale, setting the stage for more adventures to come for the show’s titheary bounty hunter and his lesser, green travel companions. After significant commercial and cultural success, reviewers raced to the tune of 15 Emmy nominations for the new series for Outstanding Performance. Disney confirmed that a second season was underway, and we got a lot of news about the next season. Here we know everything about season 2 Mandalorian till now.

(Note: This article contains references to plot points from season 1, so consider this a spoiler alert.)

The Clone Wars, continued

Many characters from star Wars The Clone Wars Is expected to appear in the second season of Mandalorian.

In May, Battlestar Galactica Actress Katie Sackhoff was reported to play in a live-action version of her Clone wars The character Bo-Ketan Kres in the Disney + series. According to Slashfilm, Seekhoff filmed his scenes for the season in February before stopping production.

A mandala warrior who fought to free his landlord from many warring factions and the Galactic Empire, Bo-Katan at one point wiped out the great Darksaber – the same weapon Moff Gideon is seen in the last moments MandalorianIn the first season.

A few months ago, it was reported – but not yet officially confirmed – that Rosario Dawson would portray Ahosa Tano in the show’s second season.

Rosario Dawson will likely portray the birth of Ahoka Tano, Anakin Skywalker in season 2 of Mandalorian.
Rosario Dawson will portray Ahosa Tano, Anakin Skywalker’s production in Season 2. Fraser Harrison / Getty Images

A popular character from the Star Wars animated series star Wars The Clone Wars And Star Wars: Rebels, For being Aakona Skywalker’s demotion (a term used for young Jedi in training), Ashoka Tano was notable. Her voice was in a climate scene from one of the many Jedi voices heard by Rei (Daisy Ridley) Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker.

A later report indicated that we could see a lot of Dawson as Ahosa down the road with Comicbook.com, indicating that his contract included appearances in several series in the Star Wars universe, if necessary. Huh. While such a contract is common these days, especially the affinity of Disney and Marvel for far-reaching contracts, which account for potential – if not actually planned – projects, so fans will certainly care to be excited about it. Without that Ahosa makes an appearance from outside. Mandalorian anytime soon.

Boba Phet’s return

Tango Morrison as Jango Fate

In May, the Hollywood Reporter revealed that another fan-favorite character would also join the show. He died after almost four decades Return of the Jedi, Boba Fett has confirmed to remain. Temura Morrison, who portrayed Jango Fett in 2002 Clone attack And voiced both Jango Phet and Boba Phet in several Star Wars video games, cast as Boba Phet Mandalorian.

Boba Phet is a clone of Jongo Phet, raised by Jango as his son. While the character is reportedly confirmed for a second season, she is expected to play only a minor role in the events of the story.

the director

Season 2 Mandalorian The mix of both new and established filmmakers will have to continue behind the camera for individual episodes.

The directors of the first season, returning for the show’s second season, are Rick Fimuiva, series creators John Favreau and Dave Filoni.

Sin city And Alita: Battle Angel Director Robert Rodriguez will also direct an episode Mandalorian In its second season – a fact he confirmed on Star Wars Day (May 4) with a post on Twitter. To the delight of fans, Rodriguez’s picture also features Mandorian’s popular travel buddy, Baby Yoda.

Also joining the Season 2 Directional Team Mandalorian Peyton Reid, who has directed Marvel Studios’ Antman Movies. Reid also announced his involvement with the show on Star Wars Day – and again, was announced on Twitter with a photo from the series set.

Karl Weyers, who plays Greif Karga in the series, is also expected to direct an episode Mandalorian season 2.

Actor group

The casting news for the second season of the show is deceiving, but first and foremost, Mandalorian Star Pedro Pascal will undoubtedly return for season 2. He will get involved with a lot of newcomers and will also return cast members.

As one of the biggest surprises ever, and as noted above, Dawson is revealed to be playing the popular Jedi character Ahso Tano, and Morrison has been cast as Boba Fate in Season 2 Mandalorian.

Variety reported that Timothy Oleo would appear in the Star Wars series, although it is unclear what his role would be at this point. Recently Elite also acted in Netflix Santa clarita diet And had major gunlinger roles on TV series like the FX drama Justified – a part that earned him an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series – and HBO’s Deadwood.

Joining the cast in season 2 will be actor Michael BHN, best known for his roles in sci-fi classics the Terminator And Aliens. According to Deadline, BANH will portray a plethora of Mandalorian past.

Pascal and the newcomers are expected to join Giancarlo Esposito (below), reprising his role as Mof Gideon, who was introduced in the final episode of Season 1 and the many mysteries surrounding both The Mandalaikat and The Is a prominent figure in mysteries. child.

Also returning for the second season will be stand-up comedian Bill Burr, reprising the character of former Imperial sharpshooter Mayfield. Gina Carano and Karl Weyers are also expected to return as Kara Dunne and Karga of Grech, respectively, two of The Mandalorians from the first season.

Premiere date

During a February conference with shareholders, Disney CEO Bob Iger revealed that Season 2 Mandalorian Will premiere in October 2020. No exact date was given, but it had narrowed the window slightly as expected, as the shoner Jane Favreau initially announced a 2020 return for the series.

Filming

Filming on the second season of Mandalorian The trend came into play early in the first season, with listener and writer John Favreau confirming that the cameras were on season 2 in November 2019.

story

First season of though Mandalorian Not ending up at Cliffner, it answered almost as many new questions as he answered.

The series is expected to follow The Mandorian (Pedro Pascal) aka Din Zarine, as he attempts to bring The Child, aka Baby Yoda, back to his home planet. He leaves behind bounty hunters guild leader Greif Caraga (Carl Wiers) and former shockopper Cara Duna (Gina Carano), the two surviving characters who helped him save The Child.

His discovery puts him in the crosshairs of Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito) and the remains of the Galactic Empire, who seek The Child for their own unknown-but-perhaps-nefarious purposes. His chase will likely shape the events of Season 2. As revealed in the finale of the first season, Moff Gideon has a fatal connection to The Mandalorian‘s past, as well as a powerful artifact from Mandalorian lore: The Dark Dangerbare.

In a conversation with Deadline in July, Esposito revealed that Darksaber Moff is a key to Gideon’s mysterious past. Discussing the upcoming season, he said, “You’ll find out more about Darksaber, you’ll get an explanation of this ancient weapon from the modern world, a collapsed world. Where did this saber come from and how did it revive? Done? This is a key to our second season, which will be back sooner than later. [The saber] Moff is a key to Gideon’s past, in that he probably does a lot of where he comes from and his desire to build the planet and bring it back. “

More aliens

In December 2019, Schorner and writer John Favreau posted an image of Gamerran on Twitter with a recall of Season 2, stating that a foreign breed of pig-like breed was first introduced Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi Will appear in the ranks of the Star Wars species appearing in the series.

Updated July 29, 2020: Added Giancarlo Esposito’s comments on Darkscabber.

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