First Look: The Mandalorian!

Sometimes all you need is a simple image to sell something. Thus is the story for director Jon Favreau’s Star Wars live-action series, The Mandalorian.

BB58B4DB-2887-4B32-95A7-98C6A0D81DD9The image above is the first one from the upcoming Disney Play streaming service exclusive. The image depicts a Mandalorian warrior stalking the streets of a place looking very similar to Tatooine.

The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic,” says the series’ official synopsis.


As previously revealed, Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars: The Clone Wars mastermind Dave Filoni is directing the first episode of the series, and he’ll be followed by Taika Waititi of Thor: Ragnarok fame. Bryce Dallas Howardcontinues to follow in the footstep of her father by joining the Star Wars galaxy, as she’ll also be directing an episode.

Other directors include Deborah Chow, who helmed episodes of Jessica Jones, and Rick Famuyiwa, who directed the critically acclaimed Dope and was at one point going to direct The Flash movie for DC Comics and Warner Bros.

Favreau and Filoni are serving as executive producers alongside Colin Wilson and Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. Karen Gilchrist is being credited as co-executive producer.

There’s no word yet on when The Mandalorianis set to premiere on Disney’s new streaming service.