#StarWars today revealed the name of its upcoming live-action internet series: #TheMandalorian. They also revealed the first image of the main character. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. The story follows “the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic”.
The series will be written and executively produced by Emmy-nominated producer and actor Jon Favreau. Dave Filoni (of Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels) will direct the first episode. Additional episodic directors include Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok).
The following view update was also released on the official “Star Wars” YouTube channel:
On his Instagram account, Jon Favreau said the following: