If you’re a or and the Disney+ hit fan, you know Jon Favreau. He’s the mind behind numerous The Mandalorian. Now, he has recently spoken out about how he believes it is crucial for creatives to listen to the fandom’s opinion when it comes to the overarching storyline within the universe.
Favreau recently granted an interview to THR about multiple Walt Disney Company projects he’s worked on, including The Mandalorian, Marvel Studios’ Iron Man, and the live-action version of The Jungle Book.
During the interview, Favreau talked about how show business isn’t a “one-way street” and how crucial the ability to “read the room” is to success, something he learned performing improv comedy in Chicago years ago. He stated:
“You put something out in the world, and then it echoes back at you. You have to listen. It’s not a one-way street. It’s a two-way street. You have to feel the energy of the audience. But when you come from comedy — and when I was doing improv back in Chicago — that’s it: You have to read the room, you have to feel the room. You have to be in community with the audience. You have to be part of it.”
When it comes to the upcoming second season of The Mandalorian, Favreau has definitely heard the fan base loud and clear. Although we don’t know many solid details about the storyline of Season 2, we know that many fan-favorite characters, specifically from the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars are returning in live-action form.
Favreau also knew that fans have long wanted more of bounty hunter Boba Fett, so he cast Temuera Morrison in the role for Season 2 of The Mandalorian.
The sophomore season of The Mandalorian is slated to air on Disney+ in October 2020. Season 3 of the streaming series has already begun development, so we’ll have to see what and the rest of The team have in store for the fan base in 2021.
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