The Mandalorian

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The Mandalorian
The words "The Mandalorian" in gold on a black background.
Created byJon Favreau
Based onStar Wars
by George Lucas
StarringPedro Pascal
Composer(s)Ludwig Göransson
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons3
No. of episodes24 (list of episodes)
Executive producer(s)
Production location(s)Los Angeles, California
Running time32–54 minutes
Production company(s)
DistributorDisney Platform Distribution
Original networkDisney+
Original releaseNovember 12, 2019 (2019-11-12) –
present (present)
Related showsThe Book of Boba Fett
Other websites
Production website

The Mandalorian is an American space western set in the Star Wars fictional universe. The show is created by Jon Favreau and is the first live-action Star Wars show. The Mandalorian takes place five years after Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi and twenty-five years before Star Wars: The Force Awakens.[1] The show follows lone bounty hunter Din Djarin as he travels the galaxy with Grogu, protecting him from the grasp of the remaining Galactic Empire. Jon Favreau was announced as the series' series writer in March 2018 as the first Star Wars show to premier on Disney+.[2] The show has received immense praise for its take on Star Wars which promoted the green light for a second season which premiered on Disney+ October 30, 2020.

Plot[change | change source]

Din Djarin is a lone bounty hunter that does his business in the outer reaches of the galaxy. But when he takes a bounty for the Galactic Empire, he instead protects the bounty, Grogu from the threats that face him. The Mandalorian is tasked with reuniting Grogu with the Jedi, while they are being hunted by Moff Gideon.[3]

Production[change | change source]

In November 2017 then The Walt Disney Company CEO, Bob Iger announced that a new live-action Star Wars show was launching on Disney+.[4] Soon Jon Favreau was brought on and soon other writers to help write and produce the show. Pedro Pascal signed on to play the show's lead character.[5]

Cast[change | change source]

Episodes[change | change source]

The Mandalorian consist of two seasons each with eight episodes. Season three is stated to currently be in development. Episodes premier on Fridays at 12 am PST.[6]

Season one[change | change source]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
11"Chapter 1: The Mandalorian"Dave FiloniJon FavreauNovember 12, 2019 (2019-11-12)
22"Chapter 2: The Child"Rick FamuyiwaJon FavreauNovember 15, 2019 (2019-11-15)
33"Chapter 3: The Sin"Deborah ChowJon FavreauNovember 22, 2019 (2019-11-22)
44"Chapter 4: Sanctuary"Bryce Dallas HowardJon FavreauNovember 29, 2019 (2019-11-29)
55"Chapter 5: The Gunslinger"Dave FiloniDave FiloniDecember 6, 2019 (2019-12-06)
66"Chapter 6: The Prisoner"Rick FamuyiwaStory by : Christopher Yost
Teleplay by : Christopher Yost and Rick Famuyiwa
December 13, 2019 (2019-12-13)
77"Chapter 7: The Reckoning"Deborah ChowJon FavreauDecember 18, 2019 (2019-12-18)
88"Chapter 8: Redemption"Taika WaititiJon FavreauDecember 27, 2019 (2019-12-27)

Season two[change | change source]

No. in
TitleDirected byWritten byOriginal release date
91"Chapter 9: The Marshal"Jon FavreauJon FavreauOctober 30, 2020 (2020-10-30)
102"Chapter 10: The Passenger"Peyton ReedJon FavreauNovember 6, 2020 (2020-11-06)
113"Chapter 11: The Heiress"Bryce Dallas HowardJon FavreauNovember 13, 2020 (2020-11-13)
124"Chapter 12: The Siege"Carl WeathersJon FavreauNovember 20, 2020 (2020-11-20)
135"Chapter 13: The Jedi"Dave FiloniDave FiloniNovember 27, 2020 (2020-11-27)
146"Chapter 14: The Tragedy"Robert RodriguezJon FavreauDecember 4, 2020 (2020-12-04)
157"Chapter 15: The Believer"Rick FamuyiwaRick FamuyiwaDecember 11, 2020 (2020-12-11)
168"Chapter 16: The Rescue"Peyton ReedJon FavreauDecember 18, 2020 (2020-12-18)

References[change | change source]

  1. "Time". Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  2. "EW TV". Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  3. "Deadline". Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  4. "Hollywood reporter". Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  5. "Variety". Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  6. "The wrap". Retrieved 4 January 2021.