The Boba Fett Book

The Boba Fett Book

Unlike Las Vegas, what happens at the Sarlacc Pit doesn’t stay at the Sarlacc Pit, which is good news for Disney + and “Star Wars” fans. Enter “The Boba Fett Book.

which has returned to where it all began on the sands of Tatooine with a near-silent premiere episode filled with a dizzying arsenal of callbacks to the franchise’s past. Despite being left for dead in “Return of the Jedi,” the armored bounty hunter escaped that fate, a story told in a series of flashbacks that opened the episode. In fact, executive producers Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni.

Robert Rodriguez seem to have gleefully reached into the grab bag and unearthed as many references as they could muster in 40 minutes or so, shamelessly catering to the appetites of the fans. fanatics largely. They did so by incorporating the character in The Mandalorian.
Those scenes developed what Boba Fett (Temuera Morrison) endured in the wake of his defeat and loss of his armor.

Before jumping into the present, where he and his fellow assassin Fennec Shand (Ming-Na Wen) they assumed control of the criminal. empire once presided over by Jabba the Hutt.
Jabba ruled in fear Boba Fett tells him. I intend to rule with respect. What respect in Tatooine’s nature means remains to be seen, but the duo are almost immediately faced with an assassination attempt.

So resting on their laurels and throne doesn’t seem to be on the cards. Like “The Mandalorian”, “Boba Fett” approximates the texture of an old western, although, as it was constructed, its roots drawing on the lore of “Star Wars” are even more direct. As a bonus for sci-fi and fantasy fans, in addition to the familiar creatures seen, the premiere featured what looked like a tribute to special effects wizard Ray Harryhausen.

The premiere didn’t contain many clues, frankly, about where the story is headed in general, but with so much action and “Star Wars” nostalgia, it wasn’t really necessary either.
More than anything, “The Boba Fett Book” conveys the impression that a group of people weaned in “Star Wars” have the opportunity to essentially transform children’s action figure play into a real series.

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