The fiction starring Temuera Morrison and Fennec Shand premieres this Wednesday, December 29 on the streaming platform and will be broadcast weekly.
We may have sorely missed this year The Mandalorian, but the truth is that 2021 does not say goodbye without giving us a new galactic adventure from the archetypal franchise Star Wars: The Boba Fett Book, a series that was confirmed by Disney+ by means of a post-credits scene in the episode that put the finishing touch to the second season of the series starring Pedro Pascal.
It will not be until 2022 that we can know how the story of Din Djarin (and who knows if Grogu too) continues, but we are looking forward to meeting, at least, two of the characters of the successful series in their new adventure: Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison), who reappeared in the franchise in the second installment of The Mandalorian after being presumed dead in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi, and his right hand Fennec Shand (Ming Na Wen). Both starred in the aforementioned post-credit scene, in which they reached Tatooine and claimed the old palace of Jabba the Hutt.
Leadership in Tatooine and its relationship with the Hutt crime syndicate will not be an easy task, as revealed by the first trailers and different trailers for The Boba Fett Book that have been released to date. However, he is willing to do so.
The first -and only, at the moment- season of the new Star Wars series It consists of seven episodes, which will be broadcast weekly on Disney +. The first of them comes out today, December 29, 2021, and, if you still need reasons to sink your teeth into it, We have compiled some promises that have already been made about the series and that will undoubtedly feed your ‘hype’ both for the first chapter and for those to come.
1. UNKNOWN STORIES ABOUT BOBA FETT
Boba Fett’s appearance in the second season of The Mandalorian It was a surprise, the order of the ‘spin-off’ The Boba Fett Book it was another and, now, the series itself will be another big surprise. Especially for fans of the most famous galactic franchise.
As explained by Robert Rodriguez in a recent interview with The Hollywood Reporter, Boba Fett himself was a surprise to him. The famous director goes behind the scenes of several episodes of the Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau series and, by his own admission, it is a rare thing for him to enter already explored and so popular terrain, with the dangers of not pleasing the public. However, in the case of Boba Fett, the character is so unknown that it was a box of surprises for him. As it will be for the viewers.
“He was a neglected character. He was a much more popular character than he should have been, so it’s almost like starting with an original character. You can do whatever you want, as long as you do it great and don’t make him a buffoon,” he noted. Rodriguez. “[La apariencia de Boba] it tells of a bigger story and adventure. It was always fun to imagine what those adventures were. Now we can count some of them. “
2. UNEXPECTED CAMEOS
Obviously they are not going to reveal them to us, but the information that Rodriguez and Filoni give to The Hollywood Reporter Regarding the possibility that Boba Fett gives us to connect with new and old characters in the franchise, it speaks for itself.
“Boba offers us a direct connection to the Star Wars saga since he was involved in the story. That creates a great crossover point for both classic and new characters,” explains Filoni. “A lot in The Mandalorian it was new or it hadn’t been seen on screen. Through Boba Fett, we can bring together some of those characters and stories that we know but don’t know much about. “The character, according to Rodriguez,” invites a whole world from the underworld to come out with him. “
Things happen in a way that you don’t expect. You see things you couldn’t believe we would do. Each episode has great surprises [Robert Rodriguez]
3. THE ANSWERS FANS NEED
Promised by Temuera Morrison himself, who returns as the character to lead this project that we are so eager to enjoy:
There will definitely be a number of answers. Some long answers. Some short and clear answers. Some colorful responses. We are filling many gaps
This is how the actor told SFX Magazine, when the publication asked him about the time that separated his undeath in Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi and his reappearance in The Mandalorian. What does everyone want to know? How he survived the Saarlac, but we will know, since one of the advances in the series sees him recently rescued and recovering with his savior.
4. EPIC BATTLES
The promise of epic battles comes directly from the previews, especially from the official trailer that leads this news, since in it we can see a staging of the most epic and constant moments of action.
Why talk about conflict when cooperation can make us all rich? Asks the protagonist. However, the Jabba the Hutt Crime Syndicate has not accepted his arrival well and is not making it easy for him.
But Boba Fett and Fennec Shand are clear: they will rule the territory “with respect and without fear.” All with large doses of galactic action on the Tatooine stages.
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‘The Book of Boba Fett’ (Disney +): 4 promises about the long-awaited new Star Wars live action series