New Star Wars TV series title revealed

Jon Favreau. (Getty Images)
Jon Favreau. (Getty Images)

Cape Town – The director of Disney's upcoming Star Wars live-action TV series has revealed that the title will be The Mandalorian. 

Director Jon Favreau who is the writer and the executive producer of the show, said on Instagram: "After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic".


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Mandalorians live on the planet Mandalore in the Outer Rim territories, a warrior-like society famed and feared throughout the known galaxy.

Filming recently started on The Mandalorian which is set after the film Return of the Jedi.

The Star Wars drama series that has no broadcasting date yet, will be produced for Disney's to-be-launched streaming service in America, but will likely be available through foreign distribution from The Walt Disney Company for international broadcasters.

The Star Wars TV drama series will reportedly be more expensive than Game of Thrones, one of the most expensive TV productions ever.

According to Making Star Wars, a new rumour indicates The Mandalorian's first season will be eight episodes long, and also showed some long-lensed paparazzi set photos indicating a desert planet.

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