The Mandalorian Season 2 just ended with a bombshell announcement. Be warned to those who haven’t seen it as it will be massive Spoilers ahead. From this point on, proceed at your own risk!
In a post-credit scene, it is revealed that Boba Fett was returning to Jabba’s former palace and claiming the throne alongside Fennec Shand. Then a title card appears that promises that The book by Boba Fett coming in December 2021. Indeed, are we finally getting a Boba Fett series? A Boba Fett movie? We will see.
Boba Fett, played by Temuera Morrison, who originally played Jango Fett Attack of the cloneswas part of the series this season alongside Pedro Pascal’s Mando. Fat was a big part of several episodes, including the season two finale. However, it remained unclear what role the fan-favorite bounty hunter would play in the future in the franchise. The post-credit scene inevitably makes it clear that there is a lot more of the figure on the way next year.
There have been rumors about a solo project by Boba Fett for months, but this was never confirmed by the brass at Lucasfilm. Disney recently held its massive investor day presentation. During that time, they announced a number of projects for Disney + as well as one Rogue Squadron Film directed by Patty Jenkins. This included Ahosoka, Rangers of the New Republic, The acolyte, Lando and Visionsto follow the previously announced Andor and Obi Wan Kenobi shows. It seems that they wanted to save The book by Boba Fett Announcement as a small reward for fans who have sat through the credits.
The project will likely answer longstanding questions that war of stars Fans have been around for years. Before the character returns in The MandalorianWe hadn’t seen him since the end Return of the Jedi. In chronological order, Boba Fett was last seen falling into the Sarlacc Pit. It hadn’t even been confirmed whether he survived the descent into the animal’s belly. Now we seem ready to learn not only how he survived, but maybe what Boba Fett has been up to over the past few years.
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