THE MANDALORIAN AND GROGU Directed by Jon Favreau Starts Production in 2024

A new Star Wars film featuring The Mandalorian and Grogu has been announced and will begin production in 2024.
The Mandalorian & Grogu

A new Star Wars film titled The Mandalorian and Grogu has been announced to be in development and will begin production later this year.

The film is set to be directed by Jon Favreau who created the original Mandalorian series on Disney+. The film will also be produced by Favreau alongside Kathleen Kennedy and Dave Filoni.

The Mandalorian and Grogu Come To The Big Screen

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“I have loved telling stories set in the rich world that George Lucas created. The prospect of bringing the Mandalorian and his apprentice Grogu to the big screen is extremely exciting,” Favreau shared in a recent press release.

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Kathleen Kennedy, President of Lucasfilm, added, “Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni have ushered into Star Wars two new and beloved characters, and this new story is a perfect fit for the big screen.” 

(L-R): Grogu and Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) with stone crabs in Lucasfilm’s THE MANDALORIAN, season three, exclusively on Disney+. ©2023 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved.

The Mandalorian and Grogu follows three seasons following the titular characters. The film will lead Lucasfilm’s ongoing feature-development slate which includes films helmed by Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, James Mangold and Dave Filoni, who is also currently developing Ahsoka Season 2.

About The Mandalorian

The Mandalorian and Grogu

Premiere Date: November 12, 2019
Series Run: 3 Seasons
Created by: Jon Favreau
Executive Producers: Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, Rick Famuyiwa

Cast: Pedro Pascal and Katee Sackhoff

After the fall of the Galactic Empire, a lone gunfighter makes his way through the outer reaches of the lawless galaxy.

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