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Kathleen Kennedy, Jon Favreau Reveal Some 'The Mandalorian' Goodness

"We're trying to make it look like Star Wars. deep in the middle of heavy lifting to complete it," Favreau said during the LucasFilm presentation during the Disney+ first look at the Disney Investor's Day event.

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"Star Wars demands a nod to the history with puppetry and effects and in camera tricks," he continued, but also made sure the audience understood that breaking-edge technology and video game rendering engines will be in play as well.

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A clip was shown, but of course it was only for those in the audience. We're hoping for the same sizzle reel during Star Wars Celebration.

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Favreau also revealed the series will be 8 episodes.

There was a mention of the upcoming Rogue One spinoff as well, which revealed that Alan Tudyk WILL be returning as K2SO alongside Diego Luna as Cassian Andor. Luna is also serving as executive producer on the series, with The Americans Stephen Schiff as showrunner.

The service will launch on November 12th, 2019. $6.99 a month, or $69.99 annually.

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Bleeding Cool News Editor Mary Anne Butler (Mab, for short) has been part of the fast-paced world of journalism since she was 15, getting her start in album reviews and live concert coverage for a nationally published (print) music magazine. She eventually transitioned to online media, writing for such sites as UGO/IGN, ComicsOnline, Geek Magazine, Ace of Geeks, Aggressive Comix (where she is still Editor-in-Chief), and most recently Bleeding Cool. 

Over the past 10 years, she’s built a presence at conventions across the globe as a cosplayer (occasionally), photographer (constantly), panelist and moderator (mostly), and reporter (always). 

 Interviews, reviews, observations, breaking news, and objective reporting are the name of the game for the founder of Harkonnen Knife Fight, a Dune-themed band with an international presence. 

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