Life Day and Boba Fett’s pulse rifle from the reviled Star Wars Holiday Special suggests there may yet be a place for one of the Engines of Destruction to make his mark. Since we’re being hopeful, maybe Kyle Katarn could sneak back into the universe as well.Expect Awesome End Credits(Photo by Disney+)At nearly every press event from last April’s Star Wars Celebration to Wednesday’s premiere, cast members like Pascal and Carl Weathers have been effusive about the artwork they saw in Favreau’s office when first meeting him about the show.“It was wall-to-wall [with] story illustrations of what they were creating and [it was] instantly the most gorgeous Star Wars images you could possibly imagine, Pascal said.From the get-go, Favreau wanted to celebrate and share the art. A few weeks ago at a press conference, it seemed as though this would take the form of an art book or bonus features on the show’s Disney+ page, but at the premiere, Filoni confirmed those design illustrations will form the graphics accompanying the end credits of each episode.“Each week you re going to see some of the images [Pedro] saw, developed by the little team of ours from Lucasfilm,” he said of the artwork, some of which lucky premiere attendees saw in the end credits of the very well received episodes 2 and 3.The Mandalorian airs Fridays on Disney+.
Fan Favorite TV Shows 2019November 12, 2019 will go down in history as the day “Baby Yoda” took over the internet. Disney+ launched with Star Wars series The Mandalorian, and Chapter 1 revealed “The Child” – a 50-year-old baby of the same species as deceased Jedi Master Yoda. Creator Jon Favreau had kept the show’s secret star tightly under wraps – all fans knew was that Pedro Pascal of Game of Thrones and Narcos fame would appear as the titular Mandalorian, along with costars Gina Carano, Carl Weathers, Nick Nolte, Ming-Na Wen, Giancarlo Esposito, and Werner Herzog. And when eager Star Wars fans discovered the gift Favreau had in store for them at the end of the premiere episode – spoilers be damned! – they were going to share their joyful first impressions of the tiny green babe. “I would die for Baby Yoda!” fans gleefully exclaimed – then immediately began arguing with other fans about using the “Baby Yoda” nickname and complaining that they couldn’t buy a Child stuffed toy in time for Christmas. This is what a cultural phenomenon looks like, and Disney reaped the benefits to the tune of almost billion in revenue for the quarter of the streaming service’s launch. No surprises that it won the Fan vote, coming out on top after 42,000 votes were cast. Season 2 is expected in October 2020, and stores will begin deliveries on plush toy preorders in late May.The order below reflects the number of total votes cast for each TV show by users in a poll that ran on RT from January 9 to February 16.« Previous Category Next Category »