The Mandalorian‘s Second Trailer Highlights Intense Action, Awesome Creatures
If you’re looking to punch up the second trailer to your hotly anticipated new Star Wars show (the first live-action series from the franchise, by the by), you can’t do any better than with dialogue from Werner Herzog. His inimitable German-accented English is the first thing we hear in The Mandalorian‘s second full trailer. He asks whether or not the galaxy is a safer place since the revolution. The question is posed over the image of Stormtrooper helmets on pikes. We then see our titular hero (played by Pedro Pascal) take on some rogues in a cave of some sort. The answer to Herzog’s question appears to be a definitive “no.” At least this edge of the galaxy doesn’t seem terribly safe.
Jon Favreau’s assembled an incredible cast and crew for the series, which is one of the biggest releases on the Disney’s upcoming streaming service Disney +. We’ve already gotten the early reactions—just about all raves—and this new trailer won’t diminish anybody’s excitement. The action, the set pieces, the creatures (you’ll see a massive blurgg in the trailer, a huge beast of burden that can also carry a rider into battle), the cast; everything looks really, really good. Many of the folks who caught 27-minutes of the show have said the scope and feel of The Mandalorian is more like a Star Wars film than a TV show. Yet because this is a series, we’ll get the full breadth of the bounty hunter’s story and get the full measure of the world he lives in.
Some of the directors for the first season are Taika Waititi, Rick Famuyiwa, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Dave Filoni. The series is set five years after the events of Return of the Jedi and before the rise of The First Order—although we’ll likely see the sinister reboot of the Galactic Empire take shape.
Check out the new trailer here. The Mandalorian arrives on Disney + on November 12.
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.
Featured image: Pedro Pascal is ‘The Mandalorian.’ Courtesy Walt Disney Studios/Disney+