Robert Rodriguez Knows Boba Fett’s Future But Won’t Reveal It


Robert Rodriguez, frequent director for Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau’s two series under Star Wars, says he knows about Boba Fett’s future. That, however, does not mean he is open to sharing it. …yet.

The Alita: Battle Angel director helmed 1 episode of The Mandalorian season 2 entitled The Tragedy. This was the episode when Boba Fett reacquired his armour and, in the end, helped Din Djarin rescue Grogu.

In The Book of Boba Fett, the director helmed for the first season. However, he is also one of the executive producers for the entire series. Thus, asking Rodriguez about Fett’s future would be getting a definite answer. That is if he chooses to answer.

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As development projects go, things will be in fused tight wraps. iO9 was only able to extract a little information from Robert Rodriguez about Boba Fett’s future in the Star Wars franchise. When asked about the original Mandalorian bounty hunter in the galaxy far, far away, Rodriguez said:

I can’t say. I’m sworn to secrecy. I wish I could tell you. I know all the answers to what you’re asking, but I can’t say.

What do we take from this? Boba friggin Fett still has a story to tell in the Star Wars franchise. Director Rodriguez may not have specified whether it will be a guest appearance to an upcoming series or the movies for Lucasfilm, or a sequel series for himself as the new daimyo of Mos Espa, but a follow-up story is really in the cards.

Robert Rodriguez Knows Boba Fett's Future But Won't Reveal It

Credit: Robert Rodriguez

Personally, I think that is a relief. Fett deserves more challenging situations. Prior to the series, Fett wouldn’t need Fennec Shand to ‘clean house’ for him. He did all the ‘cleaning’ himself. Many of his stories that are still on the pages of novels and comics show the world why he is a badass character of Star Wars.

A follow-up project for the character will redeem him to those who say he isn’t cool enough to be THE Mandalorian. Of course, we love Din Djarin and Grogu, but before they appeared, Fett was the original Mandalorian bounty hunter.

I still remember our glee when we saw him shooting rockets from his knees in The Tragedy of The Mandalorian 2. It was the character’s signature move, and his first appearance as Boba Fett back in his armour was impressive given Temuera Morrison’s 60 years of age at the time.

Robert Rodriguez Keeps Boba Fett’s Future Secret

Robert Rodriguez Knows Boba Fett's Future But Won't Reveal It

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There is also the fact that Lucasfilm purposefully did not mention the coming of the first series for Boba Fett to avoid spoiling the surprise for fans. Even though they had been working on the series before 2020, they knew they had to keep things quiet for a better impact.

Any chances that this could be the same right now? Only time will tell.

In the meantime, The Book of Boba Fett streams on Disney Plus together with all three seasons of The Mandalorian. The Ahsoka series is set to stream in August. Meanwhile, Visions has recently started. One of the most anticipated Star Wars series is Skeleton Crew starring Jude Law.

Rodriguez’s Hypnotic arrives in the global cinemas this weekend, starring Ben Affleck as Danny Rourke, Alice Braga as Diana Cruz, JD Pardo as Nicks and many more. Future projects include Untitled We Can Be Heroes Sequel, Spy Kids: Armageddon, 100 Years, Zorro and Machete Kills in Space.

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