Rian Johnson interested in directing episodes of Season 2 of The Mandalorian
After hating him with a certain character and praising this weekend's Knives Out, Rian Johnson is set to return to the Star Wars universe and direct episodes of the season-commissioned second season of Disney's acclaimed The Mandalorian, according to Blend Cinema.
RELATED: The Mandalorian Leads Stranger Things as the # 1 Streaming Show!
In an episode of CB's podcast ReelBlend, Johnson revealed that while The Last Jedi receives a widely divided fan response, he is more than eager to return to a galaxy far, far away, be the next trilogy he can. or not being attached or to the Disney + series.
Dude, if I had time, I'd get there in a heartbeat – Johnson said. “I had a visit scheduled for the first season and it looked amazing.
There is no news of its future with the Lucasfilm franchise, with some considering the lack of news or updates as a sign that it was probably canceled along with the trilogy developed by Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss, but fans of the eighth edition hope their trilogy is still in progress.
Following the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior appears in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is defined after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the work of a lone gunman in the far reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.
Pedro Pascal (Kingsman: The Golden Circle) stars as a single Mandalorian shooter at the ends of the galaxy. Gina Carano (Deadpool), Carl Weathers, Giancarlo Breaking Bad, Emily Swallow (Supernatural), Carl Weathers (Predator), Omid Abtahi (American Gods), Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man) and Nick Nolte (Affliction) also star.
Jon Favreau serves as executive producer and showrunner of the series, directors of the first season include Dave Filoni (Star Wars: Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels), who will be directing the first episode, plus Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates) and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok), who also gives voice to the series's bounty hunter IG-88.
The Mandalorian is produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist will act as executive co-producer. The series is currently airing on Disney +