THE MANDALORIAN: Jon Favreau Confirms That A Familiar Droid Will Make An Appearance In The Disney+ Series

THE MANDALORIAN: Jon Favreau Confirms That A Familiar Droid Will Make An Appearance In The Disney+ Series

The Mandalorian continues to deliver plenty of surprises, as following the news that IG-88 will be making an appearance in the show, another familiar droid has been confirmed for the Disney+ series...

Executive producer and director Jon Favreau remains hard at work on The Mandalorian and the filmmaker has now revealed the inclusion of yet another character from the classic Star Wars franchise. It's already been confirmed that The Empire Strikes Back's IG-88 will appear in the series that's set after Return of the Jedi, but are you ready to see more of R5-D4?

As you may recall, we first met the droid on Tatooine when Luke Skywalker and his Uncle Owen purchased him from the Jawas. 

Unfortunately, he malfunctioned and they instead bought R2-D2 (changing the Galaxy's history forever). Whether this is just a cameo for hardcore fans or the droid somehow survived his experience on Tatooine and will thereby play a key role here remains to be seen, but it's clear that The Mandalorian isn't going to ignore what's come before despite having a new cast of characters. 

There are bound to be more surprises in the Disney+ show and a first look will probably come our way during Star Wars Celebration in April. What do you guys think of this latest reveal? 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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