The production of the first live-action Star Wars TV show has begun. It has been named Star Wars: The Mandalorian. In an evening post, Lucasfilm announced the start of the production of Star Wars: The Mandalorian. It will be the first live-action series and the director of Iron Man, Jon Favreau is gonna direct the show. It was revealed by Jon Favreau that the series will be before the emergence of the First Order and after the fall of the Empire. It will tell the story of a new hero who will rise within the Star Wars universe. Lucasfilm also released the Star Wars: The Mandalorian First Look which is shown below. It also announced Star Wars: The Mandalorian release date which is going to be in 2019.
Jon Favreau will be serving as the executive producer for The Mandalorian TV Show. He will also be writing the show. Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars: Rebels) will be directing the first episode of the series. While additional episodic directors include Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates) and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok). Dave Filoni will be serving as the producers on the series, along with Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson, alongside Jon Favreau. Karen Gilchrist will be serving as the co-executive producer of the show.
Star Wars: The Mandalorian Cast has not yet been revealed by any of the executives of the show or Lucasfilm. However, it is speculated that the actor Pedro Pascal will be taking up the lead role in the series. Since the start of the production has been announced, the announcement regarding the Star Wars: The Mandalorian will not be too far.
Star Wars: The Mandalorian Release date is set in 2019. It will arrive on the Disney streaming service. Stay tuned for further updates related to the show.