The Death Troopers from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story have been spotted on the set of Disney+’s upcoming live-action Star Wars series, The Mandalorian.
According to a new report from Making Star Wars, Death Troopers were spotted on the set of the upcoming series. It is said in the report that the Mandalorian lone gunfighter will fight the elite Stormtroopers in the series as well. The Death Troopers were first introduced in Rogue One and appeared in the later seasons of Star Wars Rebels. This will be the first time Death Troopers will be seen following the demise of the Galactic Empire, with The Madalorian taking place after the events of Return of the Jedi. You can head over to Making Star Wars, where you can check out some set photos and get a glimpse of the Death Troopers:
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Jon Favreau has written the series and also serves as executive producer along with Star Wars Rebels creator Dave Filoni, Colin Wilson, and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. Karen Gilchrist will co-executive produce. In addition to executive producing, Filoni is directing the first episode with additional episodes helmed by Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok).
Here’s 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 will debut exclusively on Disney+, which is expected to launch by the end of 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the Star Wars franchise as we learn it.
Source: Making Star Wars