“The Mandalorian” Season 2 Trailer Introduces the Jedis
And here it is, our first look at The Mandalorian‘s season two trailer. Disney+’s hugely popular Emmy-nominated series, the first-ever live-action Star Wars show, wrapped filming its’ second season before COVID-19 shuttered productions around the globe. This means we get a fresh season this October, and frankly, who doesn’t want to be on another planet right now? The trailer opens with an eerily familiar image, however—an Earth-like planet (blue, green, beautiful) in the distance, followed by the Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal)’s ship the Razor Crest zooming into view.
The bit of plot we get in this very lush trailer is that thanks to the Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal)’s decision to save The Child (baby Yoda, obviously) in season one, he’s now got to reunite the little guy with his people. The problem for the Mandalorian is that the Child’s people are, apparently, a fairly dangerous lot. They’re known as the Jedi. “You expect me to search the galaxy and deliver this creature to a race of enemy sorcerers?” he asks. “This is the way,” he’s told.
If you were looking for a break from the terrifying news cycle and the sense that everything is falling apart, well, you won’t do much better than this nearly two-minute long taste of The Mandalorian season two. We were already told that creator Jon Favreau and his team were aiming for a bigger, more expansive story now that they’ve got the technology—known as The Volume—locked in for their production teams. This trailer speaks to that. The Mandalorian will come into direct contact with the Jedi, among other troublesome characters, expanding his world considerably.
Some returning stars from season one include Carl Weathers, Werner Herzog, Omid Abtahi, Nick Nolte, Taika Waititi, Gina Carano, Ming-Na Wen, and Giancarlo Esposito. Season two will see two more big-name directors, Robert Rodriguez and Peyton Reed, helming episodes. So, tool, will Carl Weathers.
The Mandalorian season two premieres on Disney+ on October 30. Check out the trailer here:
Featured image: The Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal) and the Child in The Mandalorian, season two. Courtesy Lucasfilm.