The Mandalorian panel: Watch the Star Wars series, trailer reveals live here

CNET | 4/14/2019 | Sean Keane
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No disintegrations. We're finally getting our first proper look at The Mandalorian, the first live action Star Wars show, at Star Wars Celebration Chicago panel on Sunday.

It'll be released on the Disney Plus streaming service when it launches on Nov. 12, but we've only gotten scraps of info about the show since it was announced. Pedro Pascal (best known for playing Oberyn Martell in Game of Thrones) will play the titular role and wear armor similar to that of classic character Boba Fett.

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Are you ready to meet The Mandalorian?

You'll be able to stream the panel from or the Star Wars YouTube channel, starting at 12 p.m. ET, 9 a.m. PT and 5 p.m. UK.

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So far Executive Producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni have taken the stage to set up how they created the show. The two met at Skywalker Ranch around 2007. Filoni was the first person to see Iron Man and he showed Favreau Clone Wars.

Pedro Pascal takes stage at The Mandalorian panel.

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The Star Wars underworld was a very rich storytelling environment, according to Favreau. He wanted to get back to the tone of the old western and samurai films that inspired George Lucas. The Legends canon is also being looked through as well to create ideas for the show.

Cast members Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano and and Carl Weathers hit the stage, with the reveal incoming on who they are playing.

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Pascal will be playing title character, with the first images of the suit being shown onstage.

"The Mandalorian is a mysterious lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy," said Pascal. "Some might say he...
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