Of course, the Client’s real aims are yet to be discovered, but from the nature of the asset, we can speculate. Either this branch of the Imperial Remnant is after control of the Force or they seek to use the asset’s natural longevity to keep their sense of order alive across centuries. Sadly, Herzog, nor any other member of the cast, could speak to the implications of The Mandalorian’s assignment.Nonetheless, Herzog said the story introduces a “new mythology” to fans and people, like him, who are coming fresh to the Star Wars galaxy. “Not very often in the cultural history we have had new mythologies. We have had it in ancient Greek mythology, we had it in antiquity, and very rarely are [there] moments where new mythologies are evolving. And I find it very significant. And it is also full of fantasy, full of fever dreams, full of new characters that you haven t expected. So it s a wonderful possibility for filmmaking.”Was That Jodo Kast?(Photo by Twentieth Century Fox)Moments after the first episode went live on Disney+, eagle-eyed viewers spotted several Mandalorians in Beskar Steel armor lurking in the shadows of the encampment the Mandalorian visits to drop off his cut of recent bounties and the first ingot of Beskar Steel he accepted from the Imperial client. One warrior in particular, seemed to closely resemble Star Wars’s previous iconic Mandalorian, Boba Fett. The mix of green and yellow on his armor seemed striking familiar. But as we always hope to see Expanded Universe character Jodo Kast — a bounty hunter who pretended to be Boba Fett in the years immediately following Return of the Jedi — make his way onto the show, we’re inclined to believe he may be the Mando in question. Then again, would a group of Mandalorians desperate to rebuild their culture tolerate a phony in their midst?The possibility of Kast appearing may seem slight, but back on both Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, Filoni found ways to bring discarded EU characters like Admiral Thrawn and planets like Malachor back into the story or, at least, the galaxy’s history. And Favreau’s gleeful inclusions of
Audiences were not all that interested in the new films offered up to them this weekend. If they had been, something could have actually dethroned M. Night Shyamalan s Glass after just a single week. Instead they were catching up on Oscar nominees and the surprise hit of 2019 while Glass (still a success) may be coming up shorter than expected.