Ah yes, you loved in him in the Rise of Skywalker and now, the little king, Babu Frik will return in season three of The Mandalorian. The announcement came during “Mando+: A Conversation with Jon Favreau & Dave Filoni” panel on Saturday at Star Wars Celebration.
On thursday, a lively discussion about Season 3 of The Mandalorian ensued, then Favreau and Filoni brought out Katee Sackhoff, who plays Bo-Katan, and treated fans to a surprise sneak peek at Season 3 – created just for the fans in attendance. And as an extra special “thank you” for the fans, Jon Favreau announced The Mandalorian Experience, an exhibit of props and costumes that will be on display for the duration of Star Wars Celebration.
The Mandalorian and Grogu are reunited and continue their journey, facing enemies and rallying allies as they make their way through a dangerous galaxy in the tumultuous era after the collapse of the Galactic Empire. The series will see returning actors Pedro Pascal, Giancarlo Esposito, Carl Weathers, Amy Sedaris, and Taika Waititi (rumored). Newcomers to the cast include Christopher Lloyd and Jim O’Heir.
Season 3 of The Mandalorian is set to launch exclusively on Disney+ in February 2023, and is executive produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Rick Famuyiwa, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson. We also learned yesterday that Bryce Dallas Howard has returned to direct an episode.