Rumors about The Mandalorian season 2 are ramping up, and whereas we’ve already heard about a number of cameos, the newest takes the cake: Boba Fett will make an look, performed by Jango Fett actor Temuera Morrison.
Morrison will play the famed bounty hunter, in accordance with The Hollywood Reporter, although he’ll reportedly solely have a small position over the Mandalorian season 2.
Morrison performed Jango Fett within the second Star Wars prequel, Assault of the Clones, whereby the bounty hunter was the idea of the Republic’s clone military earlier than he perished on the finish of the movie. Tellingly, Jango’s clone ‘son’ Boba Fett appeared within the film as properly, presumably explaining the simple resemblance for Morrison’s portrayal in The Mandalorian.
However the large query is likely to be how Boba Fett seems within the Disney Plus present set 5 years after Return of the Jedi – which, when you’ll keep in mind, featured Boba’s obvious demise when he plummeted into the Sarlacc. So there’s just a few methods he would possibly seem within the new present.
Theories and proof
Since Disney retconned the whole Expanded Universe to pave the best way for the sequel trilogy, Boba Fett’s destiny has remained a thriller. He hasn’t appeared, nor has his survival been confirmed.
In different phrases, Fett may very well be useless, and return in a flashback, probably from run-ins with the titular Mandalorian or to make clear the combating folks’s tradition. Or he may very well be alive and cross paths with our protagonist. Heck, there’s even fan theories that Fett has already appeared within the first season – both as one of many Mandalorians within the background of the subterranean warrior clan’s covert, or because the mysterious determine on Tatooine within the closing moments of season 1 episode ‘The Gunslinger.’
There’s one other chance, too: Morrison has additionally voiced clone troopers within the third prequel, Revenge of the Sith, and each Fetts in numerous Star Wars video video games through the years. He may play a clone of Fett, or a pretender who has adopted the title.
Regardless of the case, we’ll discover out when The Mandalorian season 2 arrives later in 2020.