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The title and a brief synopsis has just been announced on Jon Favreau’s Instagram…

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I’m willing to bet the huge reveal at the end of the first season will be that Boba Fett is still alive. Anyway, the “lone gunfighter” angle certainly makes me feel better about the idea of a Mando-centric series. I found Filoni’s Mandalorians so, so tiresome. Hopefully this series just has the one bouncing off of more interesting characters, rather than a bunch of them yammering on about honor and family ad infinitum.

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Star Wars spaghetti western style? I’m in!

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Where were you in '77?

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Everyone does the markdown sooner or later.

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Well it mentions the New Republic in this description, so I wouldn’t be surprised if we did learn little things about it or even encountered them occasionally in the show.

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NeverarGreat said:

So it still won’t explain anything about the New Republic. Cool. I’m not mad. Why would you think that?

Were…you hoping for a series set in the New Republic Senate?

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I’m very much down for this. Little surprised that it seems to be honed in on a single character rather than an ensemble, which I assumed would be the case. I feel like that makes me more interested, but who knows, we’ll see.

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Sounds good, so I’ll remain cautiously optimistic.

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Nice idea. Good thing to explore the post-ROTJ era. Only bad idea: Jon Favreau is involved 😕

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Seems like cinematographer Greig Fraser may well be involved too…

His imdb page - https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0292132/
 

Looking forward to watching this 😃

 

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I find that answer vague and unconvincing. Why don’t you knock it off with them negative waves?
Why don’t you dig how beautiful it is out here? And say something righteous and hopeful for a change?

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I was hoping something else than again more Mandalorians, it seems to be the go-to safe bet. But I hope the execution works. The story sounds interesting but it could have been anything else than “hey, remember the Fetts?”.

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It’s not at all surprising given Favreau’s connection to the Mandalorians. If they do this right, a lone gunman series could be fantastic.

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MalàStrana said:

Nice idea. Good thing to explore the post-ROTJ era. Only bad idea: Jon Favreau is involved 😕

Why is Favreau’s involvement a bad idea? So far I’ve liked the stuff he’s done.

On a related note I’ve noticed many have expressed their dislike for the Mandalorians over several threads, and the reason given is that it’s because they are a warrior culture and warrior cultures in fiction are boring. How are warrior cultures boring? They’re usually amongst the coolest things that pop up in fiction. I just don’t understand why people are so unenthusiastic about them.

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What has Favreau ever done to you, Mala?

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fmalover said:

On a related note I’ve noticed many have expressed their dislike for the Mandalorians over several threads, and the reason given is that it’s because they are a warrior culture and warrior cultures in fiction are boring. How are warrior cultures boring? They’re usually amongst the coolest things that pop up in fiction. I just don’t understand why people are so unenthusiastic about them.

Though I’m sure there’re exceptions, most tend to be rather one-note. They become tiresome after awhile.

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He’s done far more good than bad.

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