The Skywalker Saga may have ended already, but there are still more stories to tell about the galaxy far, far away. While the movie branch of Star Wars is currently on hiatus, the streaming side of the franchise is like a well-oiled machine right now in terms of producing new content to expand the narrative even further.
Throughout its two-season run, The Mandalorian started the Disney+ era of Star Wars on a strong note, and as a result, things are looking up for Lucasfilm. It was confirmed during Disney Investor Day that spinoff shows, Ahsoka and Rangers of the News Republic, will be released and the storylines will happen within the timeline of The Mandalorian.
On top of that, another offshoot was announced during the tail-end of the massive Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian, and it will focus on Temeura Morrison's Boba Fett. Set to be released in December 2021, The Book of Boba Fett will feature Morrison alongside Ming-Na Wen's Fennec Shand, and the show will be executive produced by The Mandalorian showrunners Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni as well as Robert Rodriguez.
Not much is known as to whether other characters from The Mandalorian will appear, but at least one actor from the prequel trilogy has thrown his hat into the ring to potentially join the highly-talked-about spinoff.
In a tweet, Daniel Logan, who played Boba Fett during the prequel trilogy of the Skywalker Saga, shared that he would be willing to return “in some way” in next year's The Book of Boba Fett. Logan then expressed his heartfelt gratitude towards fans and the Star Wars franchise in general.
I am overwhelmed & touched by all the ideas, comments & support you are all showing for me to, in some way, return as #BobaFett. I hope to! But know, if I don’t, I am so honored to have been a part of such a loved character & to be a part of #StarWars. Thank you everyone! MTFBWY pic.twitter.com/oOCwxJlyKc— Daniel Logan (@Daniel_Logan) December 21, 2020
WHAT THIS MEANS
To recap, Logan played the young version of Boba Fett during Attack of the Clones, and he was then joined by Morrison who portrayed his father, Jango Fett. More so, the actor also voiced Boba Fett during Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Given that, it would be fitting to see Logan return in some capacity in the upcoming spinoff since it would pay homage to the original father-son duo of the Fett family.
Admittedly, there are many ways for Logan to return in The Book of Boba Fett since Star Wars is home to a plethora of interesting characters. Plot details for the spinoff are still being kept under wraps, but it would make narrative sense for the series to showcase how Boba Fett survived his apparent fall in the Sarlacc Pit.
By doing that, Logan could end up being one of the residents of Tatooine who helped Boba Fett during the aftermath of the events of Return of the Jedi, and this gives the actor a compelling arc to close out his Star Wars journey that started during the prequels. Logan's appearance could also end up as a suitable tribute to the Boba Fett character in general.