The trailer for Boba Fett’s book is here. Late on Monday, Disney+ and Lucasfilm unveiled the first trailer for the second live-action Star Wars series that follows the second season of The Mandalorian. In fact, The Book of Boba Fett is referred to internally as The Mandalorian Season 2.5. It also comes from the same team as The Mandalorian creator Jon Favreau and executive producer Dave Filoni on The Book of Boba Fett. In front of the screen, we have Temuera Morrison returning as Boba Fett, alongside Ming-Na Wen as Fennec Shand – both from The Mandalorian Season 2.
Boba Fett initially claimed, “I’m not a bounty hunter” Boba Fett. book of trailer, to which an unnamed alien replies: “I’ve heard otherwise. I know you are sitting on the throne of your former master.” We see people walking into Boba Fett and Fennec Shand as they stroll, a few other unnamed aliens, and a shot of a giant city that appears to be inside a pit. Fate then says: “Jabba ruled out of fear. I intend to reign with honour,” while we watch him stand guard against enemies, and then take off his helmet elsewhere in a moment of reflection.
“You were all captains of Jabba the Hut once,” Shand says at a meeting at Jabba’s palace. Fett says: “I am here to make a proposal that is mutually beneficial. Why talk of conflict when cooperation can make us all richer.” The Book of Boba Fett trailer gives us a glimpse of the action sequences, alien species we’ve seen before star wars, before hooking up to a couple of Tweelex — tentacle-like tendrils called lekku where you’d expect ears — one of which appears to be key to Boba Fett’s book.
Speaking of Fate, one of the aliens at the meeting asks: “What stops all of us from killing you and getting what we want?” The Book of Boba Fett trailer gives us more action in the meantime, featuring Fett and Shand up against shielded adversaries. The trailer then ends with Boba Fett on the throne in the main room of the castle, and Shand talking to some aliens who have come with a request: “If you had spoken to Jabba with such disrespect, He would feed you his menagerie.” But Fate is trying to be a different ruler, as he tells them to speak freely.
In addition to Favreau and Filoni, Robert Rodriguez, Colin Wilson and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy served as executive producers on The Book of Boba Fett. Karen Gilchrist and Carrie Beck are co-executive producers, with John Bartonicki as producers and John Hampion as co-producers. Rodriguez has directed several The Book of Boba Fett episodes, with Favreau and Filoni also part of the directing team with Bryce Dallas Howard, another Mandalorian Director.
Here’s an official synopsis from The Book of Boba Fett Disney+:
The Book of Boba Fett, a thrilling Star Wars adventure, teased in a surprise end-credits sequence following the season 2 finale of The Mandalorian, finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fenech Shand navigating the galaxy’s underworld. when they return to the sands of Tatooine to claim territory once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.
Boba Fett’s book premiere 29 December Disney+ and on Disney+ Hotstar. New episodes will be released every week on Wednesdays. In India, The Book of Boba Fett will be available in English, Hindi, Tamil and Telugu.
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