The Disney+ series is on its way, and it's time to refresh your memory of season one. The Sci-fi television series The Mandalorian is considered one of the most exciting shows of last year. On its release, it took the internet by storm, and it received an overwhelming charming response from the audience as well the critics. Its impeccable storyline and amazing visual effects made everyone fall in love with this show. This show won seven Emmy awards and is considered one of the best things that have come out of Star Wars.
The second season of the series also released this year. This season is also highly anticipated and appreciated by the
However, if you haven't watched the second season, and are about to hit the new season, here are some interesting facts to make your memories of season one more special.
1. The season was a collaboration of all the directors.
The season was a magic of the hard work of all the five directors. Deborah Chow, Dave Filoni, Taikka Waitti, Bryce Dallas Howard, and Rick Famuyiwa have worked together to develop ideas for the episodes and give the series a unique perspective.
2. The Baby Yoda is practically a puppet.
Like the trilogy, Yoda, one of the most popular characters, Baby Yoda is also a puppet. This greatest character has been created using very less computer-generated- imagery by two technicians. Baby Yoda's character was very popular and trendy in social media. It won everyone's hearts and was king of memes after the release of the show. You will find it interesting to know that the puppet costs around 5 million dollars, but we all know that our love is priceless when it comes to Baby Yoda.
3. Darksaber was a practical effect.
Yes, you read the right! The Darksaber in the show isn't just a cool lightsaber. It is the result of practical effects using real environments. It is made with strong visual effects after filming.
4. The Mandalorian and Skywalkers ranch connection
The story of the show has a very intriguing story behind it which very rare people know about. The creative minds behind this fantastic show are Dave Filoni, and John Favreau and the story started ten years ago on George Lucas's Skywalker ranch. Dave and John, who were secretly working on Iron Man and The Clone Wars respectively eventually ended up sharing their stories, and there is where the history of The Mandalorian began.
5. The cutting-edge technology in the series
The magic behind the spell-bounding visual effects in the show is the use of high definition and cutting-edge technology. To give that mysterious galaxy view in the show, an extremely advanced and new technology stage- The Volume- is used. It is the first-ever show where real-time rendering and video wall in-camera set extensions and effects are used.
6. The surprise of easter eggs
If you are a Star War fan, then this show has a lot of secrets and surprises for you. For all those who have grown up with Stars Wars, John and Dave have put many Star Wars easter eggs for you in the story.
7. The face behind the entry of Werner Herzog
You must have enjoyed Werner Herzog's role in the Mandalorian, but do you know who brought Werner in front of the camera? Well, it's none other than director John Favreau. It is John who pushed Werner to play the character of the mysterious Client in the show.
8. The Visit of George Lucas to The Mandalorian set
Not a lot of people know that George Lucas has The Mandalorian set. John Favreau revealed that George came to visit the set to see Dave. After working ten years on Star Wars, George and Dave have developed a strong bonding of friendship, and George was proud to see Dave taking the next step. And hence, because of Dave, George was on the sets of The Mandalorian.
9. The Mandalorian and the Return of Jedi
Do you know what The Mandalorian is based on? Well, the story of Mandalorian is based on the five-year story of Return of Jedi and the fall of the Galactic Empire.
10. Theft on The Mandalorian set
You will be surprised to know that a major theft occurred in The Mandalorian set during the filming of the show. Someone stole many items from the set, and the case is still under investigation.