Jon Favreau, actor, writer, director, producer, and the man credited by many as single-handedly making Star Wars great again, has been talking to GMA about his raft of upcoming Star Wars projects.
No stranger to big-budget blockbuster Disney productions, Favreua’s back-catalogue over the last decade is nothing short of prolific and the future is set to be more of the same with multiple Star Wars projects bearing the Favreau rubber stamp currently in the pipeline.
The Book of Boba Fett takes the current number of Star Wars projects under Favreau’s guidance up to four, with Fett and Mando coming late next year, followed by Ahsoka and Rangers of the New Republic, both expected sometime in 2022.
Talking to Good Morning America, Favreau gave eager fans some more details of upcoming shows, confirming that production on The Mandalorian and Boba Fett spin-off is underway and Ahsoka is not far behind.
‘I’m working with my partner, Dave Filoni, who is a fantastic producing partner…writer who I met when I did a voice in The Clone Wars,’ Favreau told GMA hosts. ‘We met at the Skywalker Ranch and we’re working together on this show [The Mandalorian.] He’s doing Ahsoka, which he’s writing right now…’
He also went on to talk about the full circle journey Star Wars has taken him on over his life. The Mandalorian showrunner worked as an usher in a movie theatre in New York as a youngster during the release of The Return of The Jedi. ‘I saw the dozens and dozens of times at work and now it’s so fun to be continuing the story.