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‘The Book Of Boba Fett’ Trailer: Bounty Hunter Arrives To “Make A Proposal That’s Mutually Beneficial”

The Book of Boba Fett

Here it is, finally — the Star Wars series fans have been waiting for: the first trailer for The Mandalorian spinoff The Book of Boba Fett, which drops December 29 on Disney+, making everyone’s snow days significantly more fun and shorter over the holidays.

“I am not a bounty hunter,” Temuera Morrison’s Boba Fett emphatically announces. The actor also voiced the bounty hunter’s father Jango Fett in the 2000s Star Wars prequels.

It’s a post-Jabba the Hutt era, certainly after Return of the Jedi, and Boba is looking to rule the galactic space lord’s former empire with a little more justice and a tad less oppression: “Why speak of conflict when corporation can make us all rich?” he declares to fellow alien bounty hunters.

“Jabba ruled with fear,” says Boba, “I intend to rule with respect.”

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Fennec Shand, Ming-Na Wen’s bounty hunter from The Mandalorian, is along for the ride. So is the previously unannounced Jennifer Beals, who appears briefly onscreen.

The one thing MIA here: Man, how did Boba Fett survive that sarlacc pit?

In the end credits of Mandalorian Season 2 last year, it was revealed that Boba Fett, who made a cameo in that series, was getting his own Disney+ show. For years it was rumbled after Disney took over Lucasfilm that a Boba Fett standalone movie was in the cards, even with James Mangold attached to direct. But following the box office meltdown of Solo: A Star Wars Story, Disney scrapped those spinoff films based on the legacy characters, and in this case went full on Disney+ series.

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