It was a big disappointment for all the fans when Jon Favreau made it clear that the titular Mandalorian in his upcoming Disney Play series The Mandalorian is not Boba Fett. The fans were excited when they first heard that their beloved bounty hunter is finally getting a solo movie of his own.
However, Erick Weber, made it clear that Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy is focused on The Mandalorian.
Kathleen Kennedy just confirmed to me Boba Fett movie is 100% dead, 100% focusing on THE MANDALORIAN #StarWars
— ???????????????? (@ErickWeber) October 26, 2018
The fans had already lost hope for any more Star Wars standalone movies after the box office failure of Solo: A Star Wars Story. A Boba Fett movie was actually planned to be 2018’s Star Wars Story but Disney forced them to go with Solo.
But as for now, a solo Boba Fett movie is dead and The Mandalorian is the closest we are getting to a Boba Fett “related” project.
Boba Fett became one of the most popular Star Wars characters after he first appeared in just a few scenes in Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi.
The Mandalorian has yet to get a release date.
Directed by Rian Johnson, Star Wars: The Last Jedi stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, and Frank Oz.
Luke Skywalker’s peaceful and solitary existence gets upended when he encounters Rey, a young woman who shows strong signs of the Force. Her desire to learn the ways of the Jedi forces Luke to make a decision that changes their lives forever. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren and General Hux lead the First Order in an all-out assault against Leia and the Resistance for supremacy of the galaxy.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now available on Digital, Blu-ray, and DVD, while Star Wars: Episode IX is set to release in theatres on December 20th, 2019.