The Mandalorian gets another trailer, but still no UK release date

Disney have released another trailer for the upcoming Star Wars TV series, The Mandalorian - but we're no closer to knowing when we'll be able to watch it (or anything else on Disney+) in the UK.

Featuring some footage from the previous D23 trailer, the latest promo also brings along a lot of new footage giving us a better idea of how the series might develop.

Set following the events in Return of the Jedi, The Mandalorian follows the adventures of a bounty hunter operating in a Galaxy that has seen the fall of the Empire and the supposed death of The Emperor.

The Mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal in the title role and he will be joined by Gina Carano, Werner Herzog, Nick Nolte, Taika Waititi and Giancarlo Esposito. Jon Favreau is acting as showrunner for the 8 episode debut season. It debuts on Disney+ in the US on 12th November.

Star Wars

Star Wars is a science fiction film series created by George Lucas. It debuted in 1977 and the first film was quickly retitled to Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. It was followed by two sequels - The Empire Strikes Back in 1980 and Return of the Jedi in 1983. A trilogy of prequel films were launched in 1999 with The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith. In 2015 Star Wars returned to the screens for a new trilogy under the control of Disney with The Force Awakens directed by J J Abrams. This was follows in the main Star Wars saga by Rian Johnson's The Last Jedi with the final film of the sequel trilogy, Episode IX, due in cinemas in December 2019 with J J Abrams back at the helm,A series of spin-offs were launched in 2016 with Gareth Edwards' Rogue One, which was followed in 2018 by Ron Howard's Solo and a fourth trilogy of films has been announced for release after 2020 which will be overseen by Rian Johnson which will feature entirely new characters and an entirely separate story.In addition, there are the animated TV series The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels along with Star Wars Resistance which starts in late 2018 and finally a new live action series currently being developed by Jon Favreau set some time after the events of Return of the Jedi.

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