Book of Boba Fett’s first trailer teases an underworld civil war

Spoilers comply with for The Mandalorian season 2 finale.

The primary trailer for The E-book of Boba Fett has landed on-line – and evidently the enduring bounty hunter might have a struggle on his palms to claim his authority on Tattooine’s felony underworld.

Launched on Star Wars social media channels on Monday, November 1, the primary footage from The E-book of Boba Fett suggests {that a} civil warfare is about to interrupt amongst Tattooine’s varied gangs.

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Having taken Jabba the Hut’s throne from Bib Fortuna on the finish of The Mandalorian season 2, Boba Fett and sidekick Fennec Shand seemingly have ambitions on transforming the hierarchy of Tattooine’s seedy underbelly. 

Whereas the duo declares that they’re going to rule via respect fairly than concern, it seems that Tattooine’s different gang leaders aren’t enamored with that concept. What’s prone to comply with, primarily based on the above footage, is all-out warfare as a direct consequence of the facility vacuum left within the wake of Bib Fortuna’s loss of life.

The E-book of Boba Fett will comprise of eight episodes and can see Temeura Morrison and Ming-Na Wen reprise their roles as Boba Fett and Fennec Shand respectively. No different forged bulletins have been revealed forward of the collection’ launch.

Launching solely on Disney Plus, The E-book of Boba Fett will premiere on December 29.


Evaluation: The wild west of the Star Wars universe

Temeura Morrison as Boba Fett in The Mandalorian season 2

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The primary of three deliberate spin-offs from The Mandalorian, The E-book of Boba Fett seems prefer it’ll lean closely into the wild west vibe that The Mandalorian launched to the Star Wars universe in December 2018.

After all, there’s all the time been a western sensibility to numerous components of Star Wars via the a long time. This, although, has solely been touched upon in live-action initiatives, with most film and TV productions selecting to primarily deal with the sci-fi side of the franchise.

The Mandalorian opted to hone in on the lawless backwaters of the Star Wars universe, nonetheless, which helped it to develop into one of many most-watched TV exhibits on Disney Plus. Given its reputation, it is unsurprising that we’re getting extra of those smaller-scale tales on the streamer.

The E-book of Boba Fett, then, will look to inform a suitably entertaining story akin to The Mandalorian. It should not wrestle to draw viewers, given its ties to The Mandalorian and Star Wars’ world fanbase.

Nonetheless, The E-book of Boba Fett’s grittier, extra grounded narrative, in addition to its iconic Tattooine setting, will set it aside from its contemporaries and produce one thing new to the Star Wars universe. This is hoping that it will ship on that entrance.

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