‘Star Wars: The Mandalorian’ season 2 returns to Disney+, old cast on board

The anticipated space western adventure series, Star Wars: The Mandalorian season 2 will finally arrive this October. Moreover, the recently released Twitter photos tease the return of avid fans’ favorite characters.

Based on the iconic Hollywood film, Star Wars: The Mandalorian is created by Jon Favreau.  The television show follows the life and exploits of Din Djarin, the Mandalorian bounty hunter, beyond the New Republic. Central to his exploits is his capture of the Child and the adventures they unravel in each episode as Djarin seeks to deliver him to the Client.

“Star Wars: The Mandalorian” season 2 plot

In the second installment, Din Djarin and the Child or Baby Yoda will continue their quest to the vast far reaches of the universe as they are being pursued by Moff Gideon. Each episode reveals the power of the Child as he too seeks to fulfill his destiny to become Master Yoda. Additionally, season 2 may shed light on the origin of Baby Yoda.

Season 2 also unravels the beginning of the Darksaber wielded by Moff Gideon in season 1. Significantly, even the saber has its own story to tell. Furthermore, season 2 will reveal the power of the Darksaber as an instrument of epical change in various kingdoms in the galaxy. On top of that, season 2 hints of Lothal as the location of the War Rebels.

Star wars cast and their roles

Pablo Pascal (Din Djarin) and Giancarlo Esposito (Moff Gideon) are reprising their roles.  Other members of the original cast are also joining them and taking on their roles from Season 1. Gina Carano returns as Cara Dune, and ex-rebel turned mercenary from Alderaan. Carl Weathers (Greef) and Taika Watiti will play the voice of robot IG-88. Moreover, villainous bounty hunters are played by Michael Bien and Temuera Morrison.

Newcomer Rosario Dawson will play the Star Wars fan-favorite, Ahsoka Tano. Looking back, Ahsoka Tano is a former Jedi, turned spymaster for the Rebel Alliance. Another newcomer is Katee Sackhoff who reprises her role from the animated series The Clone Wars and Rebels as Bo-Katan Kryze. Also joining the cast for the first time is Timothy Olyphant as Cobb Vanth. Vanth is a former slave as featured in the Star Wars: Aftermath trilogy.

Season 3 is in the works

Giancarlo Esposito announced that at the end of April 2020, season 3 material is ready to roll out. Disney+ and Lucas Films are already talking about the plot for the fourth installment of Star Wars: The Mandalorian.

Disney+ will start streaming eight episodes of Star Wars: The Mandalorian season 2 on Oct. 30, 2020.

Image Courtesy of Star Wars/YouTube Screenshot

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