Disney released a first-look trailer for the first live-action Star Wars series; “The Mandalorian.” The series is helping to launch the new Disney+ streaming service and stars Pedro Pascal (Narcos), Gina Carano (Deadpool), Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Emily Swallow (Supernatural), Carl Weathers (Predator), Omid Abtahi (American Gods), Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man), and Nick Nolte (Affliction).
“The Mandalorian” was written and executive produced by Jon Favreau, with Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels) directing the first episode and serving as executive producer. Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson also served as executive producers on the project, and additional episodic directors include Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok).
The new Disney+ streaming service is scheduled to start on November 12th, andthe service will cost $69/year or about $6/month. Disney+ will also be home to an exclusive new season of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” and a special bundle will be available with Hulu, ESPN+, and Disney+. Disney is also working on an untitled Cassian Andor series starring Diego Luna and Alan Tudyk for the Star Wars Universe.
Fans of the galaxy far, far away can watch the first official trailer for the live-action series below.
The next Star Wars film is still on track to release on December 20th. J.J. Abrams is returning to direct the final installment to the new trilogy, he also wrote the script with Chris Terrio. The final installment to the Skywalker sage stars Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, and Oscar Isaac. The four stars are joining Domhnall Gleeson, Keri Russell, Lupita Nyong’o, Billie Lourd, Kelly Marie Tran, and Billy Dee Williams in the film.
Star Wars fans will soon get to stream all of the movies, including the prequels, spinoffs, and both the new and original trilogy on Disney+. The Star Wars collection will be available as part of the digital subscription service’s vast library of content.
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