Highlights from The Mandalorian at Star Wars Celebration

LEGO Star Wars returns to A New Hope with 1,700-piece 75244 Tantive IV [News]

Weathers is Greef, the leader of a group of bounty hunters who hires Pascal's Mandalorian for an assignment.

In the 20th year of LEGO Star Wars, the team is going back to the beginning of the story and releasing 75244 Tantive IV.

Jon Favreau gave fans their first look at the "The Mandalorian" at the Star Wars Celebration in Chicago on Sunday, previewing the most anticipated series yet from the galaxy far, far away. The series premieres on the Disney+ streaming service when it launches November 12.

Favreau has said in interviews that he plans to use the same motion-capture technology that he employed while filming The Jungle Book and The Lion King to create the aliens in The Mandalorian. Join us live from the Fan Stage at Star Wars Celebration Chicago for a spirited discussion featuring key players from the world of LEGO Star Wars animation!

Gina Carano's "Kara Dune" (more pictures here) is playing an ex-Rebel Shock Trooper who is having a bit of trouble getting re-acclimated to civilian life after the war.

Favreau also revealed behind-the-scenes footage that included the titular Mandalorian riding a Dewback, a giant lizard from Tatooine.

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Favreau and Lucasfilm have lined up an impressive slate of directors for the series. The two creatives explained that they met when making Iron Man and Clone Wars, both being the first to see the other's creation.

New: The Mandalorian is a new stand-alone series from the Star Wars franchise.

How does the TV show connect to the Star Wars movies?

The 950 km/h ship was first seen in the opening scenes of Star Wars: A New Hope in 1977.

The Mandalorian takes place in the time between the end of the original trilogy and The Force Awakens.

Part of that came a few tidbits regarding the second highly-anticipated ride coming this year: "Star Wars: Rise of the Resistance". When the mission is over, this wonderful kids' buildable toy also makes a great centerpiece for any LEGO Star Wars collection.

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