The post-credits scene of the final episode of season 2 of The Mandalorian confirms the spin-off on Boba Fett, scheduled for December 2021.
Warning, spoilers. It is advisable to have seen the final episode of Season 2 of The Mandalorian before continuing to read this article.
The last episode of season 2 of The Mandalorian is rich in twists. In addition to the rescue of Grogu, aka Baby Yoda, from the hands of Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito) by a shock team, – made up of Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal), Cara Dune (Gina Carano), Bo-Katan (Katee Sackhoff) and his Mandalorian allies, Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison) and Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen) -, the return of Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) and the recovery of the legendary black lightsaber, this finale revealed information that should thrill fans. from Star Wars.
In the post-credits scene of Chapter 16, titled “The Rescue” and directed by Peyton Reed, we see Boba Fett and Fennec Shand take possession of Jabba the Hutt’s former landmark on Tatooine. Boba eliminates old acquaintances and sits on Jabba’s throne. Then the inscription “The Book of Boba Fett” appears with the mention “in December 2021”. This post-credits scene therefore confirms rumors of a spin-off preparation centered on the famous bounty hunter.
For now, no information on the plot has been released but the first names had already circulated such as Jordan Bolger (Peaky Blinders) and Sophie Thatcher, also announced in the cast of season 3 of The Mandalorian. This suggests that the two series could be connected. In addition, it seems that the series on Boba Fett takes place after the events of season 2 of The Mandalorian. One thing is certain: Temuera Morrison will be there to camp Boba Fett and he will be accompanied by Ming-Na Wen in the skin of Fennec Shand. The actress will also star in the animated series The Bad Batch in which she will lend her voice to a young Fennec Shand.
Star Wars: death of Jeremy Bulloch, the unforgettable bounty hunter Boba Fett
The confirmation of the spin-off on Boba Fett comes as we learn of the death on December 17 of Jeremy Bulloch, who played the bounty hunter in The Empire Strikes Back and its sequel, Return of the Jedi. The actor, who had suffered from Parkinson’s disease for several years, died at the age of 75.