The first season of the upcoming Star Wars series The Mandalorian hasn’t aired yet and the streaming service has yet to launch, but the writer and executive producer of the series is already looking ahead to what’s next.
During his recent appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live where he was promoting The Lion King, which he directed, Favreau revealed that he is working on the second season of The Mandalorian.
“We’re done with the first season and I’m actually writing part of the second season now,” he said during his appearance. Favreau is the writer, creator and showrunner for what will be the first live-action Star Trek series in the franchise’s history and he seems to enjoy the experience. According to Favreau; “It’s like turning over your toy chest and playing with all the Star Wars toys together. We’re having a great time.”
He went on to confirm many of the details of the post Return of the Jedi series saying; “The Empire is gone and all hell is breaking loose on the outer rim. It’s about the scum and villainy now that, once you take out the rule of law what happens is chaos takes over.”
Disney fans will be the first to see footage from the new series when it is presented at this years D23 expo.