Though fans were expecting some kind of Star Wars event on May 4, the pandemic has probably stopped Lucasfilm from making any plans. Nothing is stopping Disney+ releases though, and Disney is set to come out with a docuseries on the making of The Mandalorian.
The show is apparently called Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian and will run for eight episodes (via The Verge), chronicling the work that went behind one of 2019’s most celebrated shows. Seeing that Mando has been celebrated for also being a technical achievement, I would love to see the ins and outs of the technology that was used to bring the show to life. Besides that, there’s ton of material to explore, from story to production design, and action setpieces.
While a lot of people praised The Mandalorian upon release, I can say that it’s not really a perfect show. Sure it’s dazzling visually, but I think that 30 minutes is too tight for episodes. If anything, I would prefer if the series had hour-long installments instead, giving more time for character development and letting the setting breathe. I mean, if this show is going all out, might as well take the time as well.
I don’t even mind how some episodes are ‘filler.’ I mean, the show is about being an adventure series, so it would make sense for the Mando to meet all these types of kooky characters. I guess if there could be improvement, they could try and make the settings a bit more cohesive.
Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian is set to come out on Disney+ on May 4. You can watch the first season of The Mandalorian out now.