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Development & Production


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Sep. 21, 2020
Giancarlo Esposito had said 'The Mandalorian' will have a 4th season.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 19, 2020
'The Mandalorian' episode 1 of season 2 was confirmed to include 'Chapter 9' in its title.   (Disney)

Apr. 24, 2020
Episode titles for 'The Mandalorian' season 2 were rumored to have leaked.   (Emre Kaya)
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Sep. 16, 2020
Pedro Pascal was rumored to have walked off the set of 'The Mandalorian' season 2 due to not wanting to wear his Mandalorian suit.   (Grace Randolph)
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Sep. 08, 2020
Jon Favreau said he drew inspiration from 'Game of Thrones' when developing 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 08, 2020
Jon Favreau confirmed that 'The Mandalorian' season 2 will have eight episodes, each with varying run-time lengths.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 26, 2020
Rosario Dawson was rumored to have recently shot footage as Ahsoka Tano, possibly for marketing for 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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Aug. 25, 2020
Giancarlo Esposito said he did all of his own stunts on the set of 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 03, 2020
Pedro Pascal was rumored to have worn his Mandalorian suit a lot more on the set of season 2 compared to season 1.   (Bespin Bulletin)
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May. 01, 2020
The animation supervisor for 'The Mandalorian,' Hal Hickel, said that post-production work for season 2 will "get all done" while working remotely.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 01, 2020
Director Rick Famuyiwa said 'The Mandalorian' season 2 will have "a little shy of 4,000 visual effects shots."   (Cast/Crew)
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Apr. 21, 2020
'The Mandalorian' season 3 was reported to be in development.   (Variety)
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Mar. 08, 2020
'The Mandalorian' season 2 had finished filming.   (Set Photo(s))
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Mar. 06, 2020
Gina Carano said she wrapped filming for 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 19, 2019
Jon Favreau said filming for season 2 of 'The Mandalorian' has begun.   (Cast/Crew)

Crew


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Oct. 04, 2020
Jon Favreau was reported to have written episodes 1, 2, 3, 4, 6, and 8 of 'The Mandalorian' season 2. Dave Filoni was reported to have written episode 5 of season 2, while Rick Famuyiwa was reported to have written episode 7 of season 2.   (Writers Guild of America)
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Jun. 08, 2020
Sam Hargrave said he worked as a second unit director for 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 07, 2020
Dave Filoni said he was the writer and director of one episode for 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 04, 2020
Peyton Reed confirmed he will be involved in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)

Mar. 02, 2020
Peyton Reed was rumored to direct 2 episodes of 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Murphy's Multiverse)
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Mar. 22, 2020
Robert Rodriguez confirmed he will be directing an episode of 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)

Mar. 22, 2020
Robert Rodriguez was reported to direct one or two episodes of 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (SlashFilm)
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Feb. 29, 2020
James Mangold said that he is not directing 'The Mandalorian' season 2 and that such a prospect was "never discussed."   (Cast/Crew)

Feb. 29, 2020
James Mangold was rumored to have directed parts of 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Star Wars News Net)
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Dec. 05, 2019
J.J. Abrams said that he would be open to directing a future episode of 'The Mandalorian' if Lucasfilm asked him to.   (Cast/Crew)
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Nov. 30, 2019
Rian Johnson expressed interest in directing a future episode of 'The Mandalorian.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Oct. 19, 2019
Carl Weathers said that he will be one of the directors for 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)

Cast


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Oct. 04, 2020
An official listing indicated that Rosario Dawson will appear as Ahsoka Tano during the fifth episode of 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Writers Guild of America)
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Oct. 03, 2020
Timothy Olyphant and Rosario Dawson were officially confirmed for roles in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Disney)
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Sep. 15, 2020
Sasha Banks was confirmed to appear in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)

Feb. 16, 2020
Sasha Banks was reported to appear in 'The Mandalorian' season 2 in an unknown role.   (Collider)
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Jun. 13, 2020
Bill Burr denied that he will appear in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)

Mar. 24, 2020
Bill Burr was rumored to reprise his role as Mayfield in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Making Star Wars)
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Jun. 06, 2020
Jon Favreau casted doubt on Boba Fett appearing in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)

May. 08, 2020
Temuera Morrison was reported to reprise his role as Boba Fett in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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May. 21, 2020
Simon Pegg expressed interest in playing Dengar in a future episode of 'The Mandalorian.'   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 19, 2020
Timothy Olyphant was reported to potentially be playing Cobb Vanth in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (SlashFilm)
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May. 15, 2020
Timothy Olyphant was reported to have been cast In 'The Mandalorian' season 2 in an unspecified role.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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May. 12, 2020
Katee Sackhoff was reported to reprise her role as Bo-Katan in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (SlashFilm)
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May. 11, 2020
Temuera Morrison was rumored to reprise his role as Boba Fett in 'The Mandalorian' season 3.   (The Direct)
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May. 09, 2020
Sabine Wren was rumored to appear in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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May. 09, 2020
Temuera Morrison was rumored to play more than just Boba Fett in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Jordan Maison)
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Apr. 21, 2020
Jamie Lee Curtis' involvement in 'The Mandalorian' season 2 was rumored to have fallen through, despite her appearing on set and was fitted for costume.   (Making Star Wars)

Mar. 30, 2020
Jamie Lee Curtis was rumored to be cast in 'The Mandalorian' season 2 in an unspecified role.   (Making Star Wars)
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Apr. 14, 2020
Rosario Dawson commented that she is "very excited to be confirmed" as Ahsoka Tano.   (Cast/Crew)

Mar. 20, 2020
Rosario Dawson was reported to be cast in 'The Mandalorian' season 2 as Ahsoka Tano.   (SlashFilm)
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Apr. 13, 2020
Ming-Na Wen was rumored to reprise her role in 'The Mandalorian' season 2 as Fennec Shand.   (That Hashtag Show)
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Mar. 24, 2020
Michael Biehn's casting in 'The Mandalorian' season 2 was corroborated.   (The Hollywood Reporter)

Mar. 24, 2020
Michael Biehn was rumored to be cast in 'The Mandalorian' season 2 in an unspecified role.   (Making Star Wars)

Release Date


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Sep. 02, 2020
'The Mandalorian' season 2 was confirmed to release on October 30, 2020.   (Disney)
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May. 11, 2020
'The Mandalorian' season 2's release was confirmed to not be delayed despite COVID-19.   (Disney)
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Feb. 04, 2020
'The Mandalorian' season 2 was confirmed to debut in October 2020 on Disney+.   (Disney)
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Dec. 27, 2019
Jon Favreau said 'The Mandalorian' season 2 will debut Fall 2020.   (Cast/Crew)

Plot


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Sep. 08, 2020
Giancarlo Esposito said Moff Gideon will go "toe-to-toe" with Din Djarin in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 08, 2020
Moff Gideon was said to command "a larger vehicle" in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 08, 2020
The introduction of other characters in 'The Mandalorian' season 2 was said to open up opportunities to follow different storylines.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 08, 2020
Giancarlo Esposito said that Moff Gideon will spend one-on-one time with The Child in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)
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Sep. 08, 2020
Pedro Pascal said that 'The Mandalorian' season 2 will "start very directly" after the events of the season 1 finale.   (Cast/Crew)
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Aug. 31, 2020
Giancarlo said there's a possibility that Moff Gideon is Force-sensitive in 'The Mandalorian.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 29, 2020
Giancarlo Esposito said the Darksaber will receive an "explanation" in 'The Mandalorian' season 2 while also being a "key" to the events throughout the season.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 13, 2020
Giancarlo Esposito teased his character Moff Gideon will be force sensitive in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jun. 12, 2020
Ahsoka Tano's appearance in 'The Mandalorian Season 2' was rumored to more closely resemble her look at the end of 'Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Season 7 than her look at the end of 'Star Wars Rebels' Season 4.   (Star Wars News Net)
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May. 19, 2020
Timothy Olyphant was reported to have worn Boba Fett's armor in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (SlashFilm)
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May. 17, 2020
Pedro Pascal said 'The Mandalorian' season 2 will contain "some pretty mind-blowing things."   (Cast/Crew)
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May. 10, 2020
Ahsoka Tano and Sabine Wren were rumored to both be limited to a single episode appearance in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
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May. 08, 2020
Boba Fett was reported to have a small role in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
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Apr. 13, 2020
Sandtroopers and Imperial Gunners were rumored to be part of the Imperial Remnant's forces in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (That Hashtag Show)
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Feb. 21, 2020
Giancarlo Esposito said 'The Mandalorian' season 2 will feature major and epic lightsaber action.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 21, 2020
Giancarlo Espositio revealed Moff Gideon is "trying to put the universe back together" with The Child in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jan. 21, 2020
Moff Gideon was said to have a larger role in 'The Mandalorian' season 2 in comparison to his role in season 1.   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 27, 2019
'The Mandalorian' season 2 was reported to feature several characters from The Skywalker Saga.   (Deadline)
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Nov. 01, 2019
Set photos indicated that Tatooine will be visited in 'The Mandalorian' season 2.   (Set Photo(s))

Promotional


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Oct. 20, 2020
A "Special Look" at 'The Mandalorian' Season 2 debuted on Monday Night Football.   (Disney)
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Oct. 12, 2020
New character posters for 'The Mandalorian' season 2 were released.   (Lucasfilm)
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Oct. 12, 2020
A TV spot for 'The Mandalorian' season 2 was released.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Oct. 01, 2020
A new poster for 'The Mandalorian' season 2 was released.   (Disney)
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Sep. 15, 2020
A trailer for 'The Mandalorian' Season 2 was officially released.   (Disney)
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Sep. 15, 2020
The official first poster for 'The Mandalorian' season 2 was released.   (Disney)
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Sep. 08, 2020
The first promotional stills and magazine covers for 'The Mandalorian' season 2 were released.   (Entertainment Weekly)
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Sep. 02, 2020
The official logo for 'The Mandalorian' season 2 was released.   (Disney)
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Sep. 01, 2020
'The Mandalorian' season 2 trailer was rumored to be delayed to be re-edited because Disney did not like it.   (Grace Randolph)
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Aug. 19, 2020
The first trailer for 'The Mandalorian' season 2 was rumored to premiere during the Lakers' NBA Playoffs game on August 20, 2020.   (Grace Randolph)
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Aug. 06, 2020
'The Mandalorian' trailer was rumored to debut in the NBA Playoffs on August 21st or 22nd.   (LRM Online)