Disney+ has announced that The Book of Boba Fett, a new live action Star Wars series that was teased in an end-credit sequence following the Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian – will premiere on December 29th, exclusively on the streaming service.
The Book of Boba Fett finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett – who made his first appearance in Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back in 1980 – and mercenary Fennec Shand navigating the Galaxy’s underworld when they return to the sands of Tatooine to stake their claim on the territory once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.
The Book of Boba Fett stars Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen. Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Robert Rodriguez, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson are the executive producers. Karen Gilchrist and Carrie Beck serve as co-executive producers, with John Bartnicki producing and John Hampian as co-producer.
Rodriguez has also reportedly directed several episodes of the series, with Filoni, Favreau and Bryce Dallas Howard also taking directing credits for at least one episode.