‘Star Wars’: Disney CEO Bob Iger Teases ‘The Mandalorian’ Spin-Offs

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Star Wars The Mandalorian Baby Yoda J. J. Abrams Taika Waititi Jon Favreau Bob Iger DisneyDuring Disney’s earnings call on Tuesday, Bob Iger teased that spin-offs with characters from The Mandalorian are being considered.

The Mandalorian marked a new era in Star Wars due to it being the first ever live-action series in the franchise’s storied history. Various other Star Wars live-action shows are also in development at the moment such as ones centered on Cassian Andor and Obi-Wan Kenobi. A second season of The Mandalorian is also already filming, but Disney CEO Bob Iger has teased that more might spawn from the series.

Disney chairman Alan Horn has said in the past that The Mandalorian series could make the jump to the big screen. Bob Iger has also said that Star Wars will be taking a break from theaters until 2022 with the focus now on television. On Tuesday, Bob Iger revealed during an earnings call that they are considering television spin-offs based on characters in The Mandalorian:

“With The Mandalorian season 2 coming in October, and then more coming from The Mandalorian thereafter, including the possibility of – infusing it with more characters and the possibility of taking those characters in their own direction in terms of series.”

What are your thoughts on Bob Iger’s comments? What character from The Mandalorian would you like to see get their own spin-off Disney Plus series? Sound-off in the comments below!

Here is the official synopsis for The Mandalorian:

After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.

The Mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte. The Star Wars series was written by Jon Favreau, who also serves as an executive producer alongside Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist is also on board as a co-executive producer.

The Mandalorian season two arrives on Disney Plus in October 2020.

Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for more news revealed from Bob Iger during Disney’s earnings and the future of the Star Wars franchise!

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden Scarnato

Ryden's affection for all things DC, Marvel, and Star Wars has led him to entertainment journalism at Heroic Hollywood as a News Editor.