With just two weeks to go before season two of The Mandalorian drops, the show’s producer Jon Favreau and the Mando himself Pedro Pascal joined Variety to talk about the upcoming season as well as future plans for the show.
“We’re operating under the assumption that we’ll be able to go forward,” Favreau said about shooting the show’s third season before year’s end despite the ongoing pandemic. He goes on to explain that most characters wear masks and that sets are relatively small because of the shooting technique they use, paired with “a lot of digital work that augments things” which makes it possible for them to return to shooting despite social distancing guidelines.
When asked about a possible feature film based around the beloved series, both Favreau and Pascal said they’d be open to the idea, but there aren’t any plans to do so just yet. “I think that the work is so beautiful that I would love for that to be held by a big-screen experience,” Pascal said. “But it seems to work so well that also I’m not sure it’s something that I would want corrupted by any kind of change, you know?”
“The line is blurring now,” added Favreau. “Things that you would have only seen in the movie theater, you’re seeing on streaming, and I think it could go the other way as well.”
Season two of The Mandalorian arrives to Disney+ October 30.
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