2022 will be a great year for Star Wars. Fans of the franchise should rejoice because they will be getting unprecedented content to enjoy this year. Till now, Star Wars viewers have enjoyed watching The Book of Boba Fett.
And after this will come Obi-Wan Kenobi as well as Andor. But all of these projects were possible on the small screen due to the success of The Mandalorian.
The first two seasons of The Mandalorian were really successful. The show won 14 Emmys and a total of 39 Emmy nominations in 2020 and 2021. Many characters who first appeared in the Mandalorian now have their own spin-off shows.
So Boba Fett, as well as Ahsoka getting their own shows, is all thanks to Din Djarin’s show. In fact, it looks like Bo-Katan Kryze might be getting her own show as well.
These spin-off shows have got everyone excited. But fans are still waiting for season 3 of The Mandalorian. The excitement for the third installment has grown more after seeing Din Djarin in episode 5 and Grogu in episode 6 of The Book of Boba Fett.
Thankfully, it looks like we know when season 3 is set to arrive. And from the looks of it, it too will seemingly have an eight-episode season.
TV Line has said that the release date of season 3 of The Mandalorian is around Christmas 2022.
When asked about the return of the show, the outlet said that it was a safe bet that Lucasfilm will use December to bring Mando back to the screens again.
Here’s their quote on the matter:
“It is a safe bet that Season 3 will premiere this year, probably around Life Day(crossed out) Christmastime.”
In comparison, season 1 of the show debuted on November 12, 2019, and Season 2 debuted on October 30, 2020. Now, the spin-off show, The Book of Boba Fett, also known as The Mandalorian 2.5, debuted on December 29, 2021.
So looking at the dates, it’s easy to conclude one thing. Each of the premiere dates of the first two seasons of The Mandalorian as well as that of the first season of The Book of Boba Fett have fallen between October end and December end.
We haven’t had a new season of The Mandalorian for a year, and if this news is correct then we could be looking at a long wait for season 3 as well. Filming on the series began in September 2021 and has been going on in an on and off manner.
The show took breaks as a result of COVID-19 concerns. But that hasn’t put a damper on the hype. Several Mandalorian stars have shared their excitement for season 3. Also, there have even been reports of fan-favorite directors like Bryce Dallas Howard returning.
As such, the hype for season 3 is building fast. This Christmas timeframe means that the first episode of season 3 of The Mandalorian could debut anywhere between December 14 to December 28.
This is assuming that the schedule where they drop new episodes on Wednesdays remains intact. Doing this should give the show a lot of breathing room after Obi-Wan Kenobi and Andor.
Not to mention the fact that there are also plenty of Marvel Disney+ series coming as well. However, we think that no matter how jam-packed the schedule, fans will always turn up for Din Djarin.
But no matter the date, we should all expect to see a new adventure with Mando and maybe Grogu this Christmas. Season 3 of The Mandalorian is rumored to debut on Disney+ by the end of 2022.
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