Jon Favreau Wants Another Star Wars Holiday Special!

Jon Favreau needs one other Star Wars Holiday Special with Mandalorian character

The notorious 1978 Star Wars Holiday Special is among the most weird and divisive installments of the long-running sci-fi franchise, being thought of among the finest worst makes an attempt at increasing the lore whereas additionally closely criticized for its poor high quality. After jokingly providing up the idea of reviving the particular a couple of months in the past, it seems The Mandalorian‘s Jon Favreau is likely to be severely contemplating the enterprise.

RELATED: Jon Favreau Thinks Another Star Wars Holiday Special Would be ‘Wonderful’

After making a quick reference to the particular within the pilot episode of The Mandalorian by a little bit of dialogue about Life Day from Horatio Sanz’ character, Favreau spoke with Variety at a fan occasion for the sequence to debate the potential for giving the particular one other shot by the eyes of a personality on the Disney+ sequence.

“Oh I would definitely be interested in doing a holiday special,” Favreau mentioned. “And I’m not going to say who I would be interested in. But one of the people is the member of the cast in an upcoming episode of the show. So we’ll leave it at that for now. I’ve been thinking about it. It’s ready, the ideas are ready. I think it could be really fun. Not as part of this, but there’s an excitement around it because it was so fun and weird, and off and not connected to what Star Wars was in the theater. The Mandalorian cartoon, the Boba Fett cartoon, from the holiday special was definitely a point of inspiration for what we did in the show.”

Purchase Rogue One: A Star Wars Story here.

After the tales of Jango and Boba Fett, one other warrior emerges within the Star Wars universeThe Mandalorian is ready after the autumn of the Empire and earlier than the emergence of the First Order. We observe the travails of a lone gunfighter within the outer reaches of the galaxy removed from the authority of the New Republic.

Pedro Pascal (Kingsman: The Golden Circle) will star as a lone Mandalorian gunfighter within the outer reaches of the galaxy and will likely be joined by Gina Carano (Deadpool) who performs Cara Dune, a former Rebel Shock Trooper, having hassle re-integrating herself into society.; and Carl Weathers as Greef, a person who heads a guild of bounty hunters that hires The Mandalorian for a selected job.

Also set to star within the sequence are Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Emily Swallow (Supernatural), Carl Weathers (Predator), Omid Abtahi (American Gods), Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man) and Nick Nolte (Affliction).

Jon Favreau serves as govt producer and showrunner for the sequence, Directors for the primary season embody Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone WarsStar Wars Rebels), who will likely be directing the primary episode, plus Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates) and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok), who can even present the voice for bounty hunter IG-88 within the sequence.

RELATED: Disney+ Unveils The Mandalorian Season 1 Episode Schedules

The Mandalorian will likely be govt produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist will function co-executive producer. The sequence will premiere on Disney+ when the service launches on November 12.

(Photo Credit: Backgrid Images)