By Jenna Anderson – December 27, 2018 10:59 pm EST Share 3 Comments 3 The Mandalorian is set to take the Star Wars universe into a new narrative territory, but it sounds like that will involve some old favorites as well. Executive producer and writer Jon Favreau recently confirmed via Instagram that IG-88 will be making some sort of an appearance in the series. Favreau’s post, which was captioned “Merry Christmas”, showed the fan-favorite droid standing in front of a green screen. View this post on Instagram Merry Christmas! A post shared by Jon Favreau (@jonfavreau) on Dec 25, 2018 at 8:17am PST IG-88 possibly appearing in The Mandalorian was first reported earlier this month, when it sounded like several bounty hunters would be returning in the series. “IG-88 has recently been seen on set, filming his close-ups, and being the star that he is on the set of The Mandalorian.” Making Star Wars reported. “The old time bounty hunter isn’t just standing around either, we’ve had credible reports about blasters being fired and he’s riding speeder bikes and attacking enemies.” While it’s unclear exactly what role IG-88 will have in the series, the droid joins an eclectic group of… Read full this story
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