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  • - [Narrator] Fourteen details revealed in

  • "The Mandalorian" trailer.

  • Disney's D23 Expo has come and gone,

  • but not before they unveiled a veritable smorgasbord

  • of info about all of the properties under their belt,

  • namely Star Wars.

  • There was a new look at "Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker"

  • and confirmation of an Obi Wan Kenobi series on Disney+.

  • Yessss.

  • Pulling out my inner Kip.

  • But one of the things that all Star Wars fans

  • seem to be super hyped about

  • is the first official trailer for the first ever

  • live action Star Wars television show,

  • "The Mandalorian."

  • The trailer was chock full of what

  • makes Star Wars so much fun-

  • interesting characters, alien vistas,

  • cool blaster fights, and hidden within the visuals

  • were fourteen details you may have missed

  • about the who's who in the world of the Mandalorian

  • and the state of the Star Wars galaxy.

  • So let's break it all down.

  • Of course, before we do,

  • we want to give you a slight spoiler warning

  • as we will be breaking down insider news and rumors

  • about the show which might upset a few of the diehard fans.

  • So if you are worried,

  • freeze yourself in carbonite until November.

  • Still here?

  • Great.

  • First up, the trailer opens pretty ominously

  • with busted storm trooper helmets mounted on spikes

  • in a desert city.

  • Ooooh.

  • According to rumors, this will be everyone's

  • favorite Skywalker home world, Tatooine,

  • but there is no official confirmation of that yet.

  • But it's the shot that really sets the time

  • period that the show is set in.

  • According to executive producer, John Favreau,

  • it will take place five years after

  • the death of Emperor Palpatine in "Return of the Jedi."

  • This places the series about four years

  • after the Battle of Jakku,

  • where the empire for all intents and purposes

  • made their last stand and completely surrendered

  • to the New Republic.

  • Obviously things are more complicated

  • than that since the certain remnants of

  • the Empire rose again as the First Order

  • thirty years down the line.

  • But at this point,

  • the Empire is mostly done-zo and the locals

  • don't seem keen to have Imperials around.

  • Then we see the titular Mandalorian's ship.

  • The Razor Crest which is a dual engine

  • gun ship flying over a forest.

  • We see more of this planet later on in the trailer,

  • letting us know that the Mandalorian

  • will be hunting bounties all over the galaxy

  • and won't be sequestered to a single planet.

  • Honestly, this whole trailer is filled with

  • beautiful vistas and it's incredible to think

  • that this is all on the small screen.

  • It's insane.

  • Also, we were stoked to see the Razor Crest

  • battling it out in space.

  • It's high time we got some more

  • Star Wars-y epic space shoot-outs.

  • Pew pew.

  • Sorry.

  • Plus, John Favreau revealed at Celebration

  • this year that they used practical models

  • and effects to film the spaceships.

  • And oh my God, I am so thankful for that

  • because I'm all about the old school way of doing things.

  • And since the Mandalorian is a bounty hunter,

  • he meets up with his boss of sorts,

  • Greef Karga the leader of the bounty hunters guild

  • who is played by king of stews,

  • Carl Weathers.

  • - Baby, you got a stew going.

  • - [Jenny] The trailer also gives us our first glimpse

  • at Gina Carano as the mercenary, Cara Dune.

  • She's a former Rebel shock trooper

  • who fought against the Empire in the galactic civil war.

  • Since the fall of the Empire,

  • we can probably guess that she's finding

  • new people to fight because come on,

  • you don't hire Gina Carano to not beat people up on screen.

  • We then get a few glimpses of some

  • classic Star Wars aliens,

  • like ugnaughts and twi'leks,

  • and we know we will be getting other O.G.

  • creatures and aliens as well.

  • Fingers crossed for the kowakian monkey lizards

  • because Salacious Crumb's laughter is the best.

  • (alien laughs)

  • (Jenny sings) The best.

  • Next we see death troopers.

  • While these elite imperial troopers

  • have shown up in the animated series "Rebels"

  • their only live action appearance was

  • in 2016's "Rogue One."

  • But the important detail to note,

  • is how their clean and shiny armor

  • contrasts with the grimey storm trooper armor

  • we see later in the trailer.

  • The reason being is that these death troopers work

  • for Moff Gideon played by Giancarlo Esposito

  • of "Breaking Bad" and "Better Call Sal".

  • Moff Gideon is a bit of an enigma for the Mandalorian.

  • He's definitely holding onto his imperial glory days,

  • but we don't know if he's trying to maintain

  • imperial order in the galaxy,

  • or if he's using his personal army to become

  • a war lord and take advantage of the lawless times.

  • In fact, Esposito himself told ET Canada

  • regarding Moff Gideon,

  • will he use his power for good or evil

  • is still a question.

  • Another question we have is who does this AT-ST work for?

  • We don't yet know,

  • but it's worth pointing out the stark differences

  • between well-dressed Moff Gideon versus

  • Werner Herzog's character, whose name is still unknown.

  • He's obviously ex-imperial and controls his own

  • storm troopers but they've got a much, much different vibe.

  • Side note, speaking of those storm troopers,

  • producers Favreau and Dave Filoni

  • brought in members of the 501st Legion,

  • the premiere fan organization that creates

  • screen accurate storm trooper costumes

  • to play storm troopers for real in the series.

  • I mean, how cool is that?!

  • But what do we learn about Pedro Pascal's

  • Mandalorian himself in the trailer?

  • One of the most evocative shots

  • is the Mandalorian reaching for his blaster.

  • Favreau first described the character as a gun slinger

  • and this shot is perfect encapsulation

  • of that Western movie vibe.

  • We also see the Mandalorian in action,

  • freezing his quarries in carbonite and capturing his prey.

  • And while this dude totally looks like

  • he's getting cut in half,

  • we don't think that's the case.

  • If you re-watch that sequence,

  • the Mandalorian ropes the dude,

  • then shoots the door controls to close the door,

  • and if he wanted him dead,

  • that's a lot more steps to take than just maybe you know,

  • shooting him?

  • But you know, cutting him in half is a lot cooler.

  • (laughs)

  • Finally, we wanted to end this on one of the things

  • that we're most excited for.

  • The killer droid IG-11

  • who is voiced by Thor Ragnorok director,

  • Taika Waititi.

  • - Over here.

  • The pile of rocks waving at you.

  • Here.

  • Yeah, I'm actually a thing.

  • I'm a being.

  • - [Jenny] A lot of fans have been confusing

  • this droid with IG-88,

  • the bounty hunter droid we see Vader hire

  • to find the Millennium Falcon in

  • "The Empire Strikes Back."

  • And they're not the only ones making that mistake

  • because apparently citizens within

  • the Star Wars Universe will do the same

  • and assume IG-11 is actually the much more famous IG-88.

  • So there you have it.