Star Wars comes to Disney Plus: Here's what I want from The Mandalorian

CNET | 11/8/2019 | Staff
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Who is that masked Mandalorian?

After more than 40 years, the Star Wars saga comes to an explosive climax next month in The Rise of Skywalker. I'm as excited about that as any lifelong Star Wars fan. But before that, we get to see a tantalizing new chapter begin for Star Wars -- The Mandalorian.

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Inspired by iconic Star Wars character Boba Fett, The Mandalorian is one of the first all-new titles on the Disney Plus streaming service launching Tuesday. Like the infamously taciturn Boba Fett, the show is shrouded in mystery. But I've decided to lay out what I hope to see from the sharp-shooting, western-inspired adventure show.

On your marks, get Fett...

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The main Star Wars saga gives us epic space battles between empires and heroes, and that's the way it should be. The Force Awakens, The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker give us the big adventures for the big screen. But The Mandalorian will stream to smaller screens, which is an opportunity for a different kind of story.

The Mandalorian's protagonist is no star-crossed Skywalker. According to the trailer, he's a sharp-shooting bounty hunter who hangs out in the kind of places where Stormtroopers end up on spikes -- in the shadowy gap between Return of the Jedi and the start of the sequel trilogy. I'm looking forward to shootouts and double crosses with a cast of nasty characters who are quick on the draw, down and dirty, dead or alive.

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The word "Mandalorian" is never uttered in any of the Star Wars movies, but everybody knows it refers to the background of one of the most iconic characters in Star Wars history: Boba Fett.

The Mandalorian is set after Fett apparently slithered to his death in the belly of a giant sand creature in Return of the Jedi. The Mandalorian's...
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