At occasions, it appears as if the one factor the world can come collectively and agree on is that The Mandalorian is fairly good. After 2 seasons on Disney Plus and doubtless one of many coolest cameos of all time, followers are as keen as ever to see the place the story goes subsequent. Unfortunately, the present is kind of on the again burner proper now because the Star Wars of us focus extra on different upcoming sequence like The Book of Boba Fett, however in response to Giancarlo Esposito, that does not imply viewers should not nonetheless be excited.
Esposito, who embodied the splendidly intimidating villain Moff Gideon throughout season 2 of The Mandalorian, lately spoke out just a bit bit in regards to the present’s subsequent season. Giving simply sufficient info to maintain everybody engaged with out revealing an excessive amount of, Esposito additionally provided the tiniest glimpse behind the scenes in his personal charming and soft-spoken manner. That chill character nonetheless would not cease him from being typecast as a villain like in Far Cry 6, however he is attempting.
“They just finished shooting [The Book of] Boba Fett and soon they will start on season 3,” Esposito stated when talking with WRAL at GalaxyCon Raleigh. During the brief interview, he additionally confirmed that he’ll be returning for the following season of The Mandalorian, although he naturally wasn’t capable of elaborate on how he’ll play into the plot going ahead following Moff Gideon’s seize by Din Djarin (the titular Mandalorian) and his workforce of comrades.
Aside from that relatively agonizingly small bit of information concerning season 3, Esposito then pulled again the curtain a bit to elaborate only a bit on the precise filming of the sequence, particularly on the subject of Pedro Pascal because the title character. “We never have to wait on Pedro,” he stated when requested whether or not Pascal’s present filming schedule as Joel in HBO’s upcoming The Last of Us sequence would intervene with The Mandalorian. “I know he’d love to be more off the helmet, but you know, his job is to be in the helmet.” This refers to how one other actor can play Din Djarin onscreen whereas Pascal provides his voice-over later, permitting for filming to start even when he is not there.
Esposito’s feedback additionally appear to recommend that, though Djarin seems to have turn into extra snug eradicating his helmet over the earlier season, he’ll nonetheless spend nearly all of the time in his full Mandalorian armor. That’s not precisely shocking, in fact, since that placing set of beskar plating is basically the very picture of the sequence itself. Well, no less than that is the case now that Grogu (a.okay.a. Baby Yoda) seemingly will not be a distinguished factor within the present from this level on.
Major particulars concerning The Mandalorian season 3 are nonetheless below wraps as a result of it would not be a Disney manufacturing in any other case. But Esposito’s phrases is perhaps sufficient to place some followers relaxed understanding issues are shifting alongside easily. Here’s hoping manufacturing begins quickly, and likewise that Thrawn and Ezra lastly get an official announcement concerning the Ahsoka sequence. (Hey, if somebody goes to make hopeful needs, they could as properly preserve going.)
The Mandalorian season 3 is presently set to reach on Disney Plus in 2022.