The Mandalorian, the show that gave the world Baby Yoda, is returning with all-new chapters and acquainted faces! Season 3 of the Emmy-nominated, live-action Star Wars series will be coming returned with “the most important character that we all have recognized and loved,” creator Jon Favreau earlier shared on Good Morning America.

The return follows 2020’s epic Season 2 finale, which featured a cameo with the aid of one of the stars of the original Star Wars films: Luke Skywalker (aka Mark Hamill), who took Grogu (aka Baby Yoda) with him more on that below!

“The story unfolded as I wrote it. The Mandalorian inherits a notable deal from current Star Wars stories, and when I write, that context is continually a consideration,” Favreau has told the Writers Guild of America West. “It grew to become clear that, inside the installed continuity, sure things have been possible to transpire.”

Many followers wondered whether or not The Book of Boba Fett would serve as the 0.33 season of The Mandalorian after the upcoming spinoff series was once announced in the post-credits scene of The Mandalorian Season two finale. However, Favreau later clarified that The Book of Boba Fett is certainly “separate from The Mandalorian Season 3.”

Until new Mandalorian episodes arrive, “this is the way” to the whole thing we know so some distance about Season 3 of The Mandalorian.

What is The Mandalorian Season 3 release date?

No release date has been announced, but the spinoff The Book of Boba Fett is scheduled to debut in December 2021. Favreau has said that Season 3 of The Mandalorian would go into production after The Book of Boba Fett, which stars Mandalorian alums, Temuera Morrison, and Ming-Na Wen. Bounty hunter Boba Fett’s journey will continue in the forthcoming show that is set within the timeline of The Mandalorian.

Has production on Season 3 of The Mandalorian started?
Carl Weathers, who performs Greef Karga in the series, published at Steel City Con in August 2021 (via that they had been “gonna begin a new season of The Mandalorian, inside the subsequent month.”

In September, one Twitter consumer shared a picture seemingly from Production Weekly that claimed The Mandalorian would movie from Sept. 20, 2021, thru March 23, 2022:

How to watch Season 3 of The Mandalorian

The Star Wars series is an exclusive Disney+ original. Before the new episodes arrive, catch up with the first two seasons, which are also available on the streaming service.

Is there a Mandalorian Season 3 trailer?

No trailer has been released, but we’ll be sure to update once one drop!

Who plays the Mandalorian?
Narcos star Pedro Pascal plays the titular character, whose real title is Din Djarin. The Game of Thrones alum couldn’t reveal important points about the third installment of the Disney+ series or possible Mando appearances in the upcoming spin-off series all through an interview with IndieWire, however, he said, “They are in the growth of this world, the place there are so many sudden surprises and timelines that are going to be dealt with. If the persona had been to cross over into these worlds, it will be utilized in a way that isn’t meant to be expected. I wouldn’t prefer to spoil the shock of whether or not or now not characters from the show we already are aware of are crossing over.”

Who is in The Mandalorian cast?
Aside from Pascal, the hit sequence stars Weathers as Greef Karga and Giancarlo Esposito as Moff Gideon. Esposito previously teased that he will be reprising his role, telling Entertainment Weekly, “I have a feeling you’ll see extra of me subsequent season. More than probable you’re going to see a lot of Moff Gideon.”

Katee Sackhoff additionally seemed in the second season as Bo-Katan Kryze. “The way that Lucasfilm left me in season 2, one of the roads that ought to be gone down — absolutely, you’d suppose would be the unfinished business,” the actress advised /Film. “But that is so some distance above my pay grade, and you simply don’t know, right? As a fan of the show, I’m simply excited to see what they come up with.”

One personality that followers can rule out returning to The Mandalorian is Cara Dune, performed via Gina Carano. The actress was once fired in 2021 following a post on social media. “Gina Carano is no longer currently employed by means of Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future,” a Lucasfilm spokesperson stated in a statement (via The Hollywood Reporter). “Her social media posts denigrating humans primarily based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable.”

Meanwhile, a new face is becoming a member of the cast. Back to the Future star, Christopher Lloyd will have a “guest-starring” role, in accordance with THR. It’s no longer known who The Tender Bar actor will be playing.

Will Baby Yoda return in Season 3 of The Mandalorian?
Fans can solely hope! While Baby Yoda hasn’t been tested for Season 3, the Mandalorian gave his phrase that he would see Grogu again.

SPOILER Mando’s mission to reunite the child with his very own kind finally got here to a cease after two seasons in “Chapter 16: The Rescue.” The 2nd season concluded with Grogu leaving with none different than Luke Skywalker.

“He is strong with the Force, however Genius without training is nothing,” Luke advised Mando. “I will supply my life to guard the Child, however, he will now not be safe till he masters his abilities.”

Mando motivated Grogu to go with Luke, telling the child, “That’s who you belong with. He’s one of your kind. I’ll see you again. I promise.”

What will appear in Season 3 of The Mandalorian?
With Grogu in the care of Luke, it appears Mando is free for a new quest…perhaps involving the Darksaber? After defeating Gideon in the Season 2 finale, the titular personality got here into possession of the historic lightsaber, which Bo-Katan had had her eyes set on.
“Gideon has a weapon that as soon as belonged to me. It is an ancient weapon that can reduce thru anything,” Bo-Katan stated prior to teaming up with Mando in order to store Baby Yoda. “It can’t reduce thru pure beskar. I will kill the Moff and retake what is rightfully mine. With the Darksaber restored to me, Mandalore will finally be inside reached.”
Mando had told Bo-Katan that if she helped him rescue the Child she should have anything she wanted. However, the Darksaber belonged to Mando following the defeat of Gideon. “She can’t take it,” Gideon informed the Mandalorian. “It should be won in battle.
In order for her to wield the Darksaber again, she would want to defeat you in combat.”
While Mando presented to yield, Gideon pointed out it doesn’t work that way. “The Darksaber doesn’t have power. The story does. Without that blade, she’s a pretender to the throne,” he said, to which Bo-Katan declared, “He’s right.”
Guess we’ll have to wait and see how this storyline performs out!

Will there be a fourth season of The Mandalorian?
Although no announcement has been made, Esposito spoke about a possible fourth season throughout a look on People (the TV Shows!)‘s Emmy Awards pre-show returned in 2020.

“We’re residing in a universe that is massive and there’s so lots to explore,” Esposito said. “So I assume this show is going to lay the groundwork for the depth and breadth that’s gonna come in season 3 and season 4, the place you’re really gonna begin to get answers.”

However, one YouTube channel, StarWarsOnly, claimed in 2021, that Season 3 will be the remaining season of the series.