Though The Guide of Boba Fett mainly served as a technique to highlight the title clone son of Jango Fett following his large return in The Mandalorian Season 2, it turned out that the Star Wars present was additionally fairly integral to The Mandalorian’s story. A quantity notable issues occurred occurred to Pedro Pascal’s Din Djarin through the last episodes of The Guide of Boba Fett’s run, together with reuniting with Grogu after the younger… no matter he’s had left to coach with Luke Skywalker. For these questioning why this reunion occurred on The Guide of Boba Fett somewhat than throughout The Mandalorian Season 3, Jon Favreau, the creator of each exhibits, has offered an evidence.
With The Mandalorian Season 3 only a few weeks away from premiering to Disney+ subscribers, Jon Favreau sat down with Empire to debate the rationale for bringing Din Djarin and Grogu again collectively in a present targeted on a unique character somewhat than within the sequence the place they occupy middle stage. In his phrases:
The Mandalorian followers will recall that within the last minutes of Season 2, Din Djarin bid an emotional farewell to Grogu when his ward left with Luke Skywalker to finish his Power coaching. Once we caught up with Grogu and Luke in The Guide of Boba Fett, the previous had definitely made progress in honing his talents, however the latter was involved that his scholar wasn’t dedicated to changing into a Jedi. Luke in the end gave two decisions to Grogu: take the lightsaber that when belonged to Yoda and proceed on the Jedi path, or take the beskar chain mail Din solid for him and return to the person who’s been his father determine.
Grogu went with the latter possibility and was dropped off on Tatooine to reunite with Din Djarin in the midst of Boba Fett’s battle with the Pyke Syndicate. So now one in every of Star Wars’ most beloved duos is again collectively and off to new adventures of their custom-made Naboo N-1 starfighter. As Jon Favreau defined, whereas this resumed dynamic may be complicated for individuals who didn’t watch The Guide of Boba Fett, it was necessary that The Mandalorian Season 3 start with the present’s “central relationship” again in play. Nonetheless, don’t suppose meaning Grogu’s time with Luke Skywalker didn’t imply something. Jon Favreau continued:
Jon Favreau added that Grogu is an “attention-grabbing character” who blends Jedi coaching “to some extent” with Mandalorian tradition. Given how the Mandalorians have developed “all of these instruments and armour and weapons to have the ability to counteract the Power talents of Jedi,” now we’ve got a person who has his toes in each worlds, so how will that affect what sort of individual he turns into? It may very well be a very long time till that’s proven within the Star Wars timeline given how slowly members of Grogu and Yoda’s species age, however for now, Grogu is again along with his daddy, and there’s loads of pleasure coming their method, as has been teased in The Mandalorian Season 3 trailer.
The Mandalorian Season 3 kicks off on March 1, however when you’re seeking to take pleasure in content material set in a galaxy far, far-off beforehand, you’re can observe together with the still-running Star Wars: The Dangerous Batch Season 2 (which lately confirmed how the Empire totally transitioned from clone troopers to stromtroopers), or just rewatch the Star Wars films so as.