This news came out after Disney chief creative officer and co-chairman Alan Horn was taking at the Variety Business Managers Breakfast this morning in Beverly Hills.
During this little ‘breakfast meeting’ Horn was asked whether Disney+ shows could ever be turned into theatrical movies, and he ended up using The Mandalorian as an example that this could end up happening at some point:
The Mandalorian is already proving to be a big thing, so if that series proves to be so compelling that we reverse engineer it into a theatrical release, a two-hour film or whatever, O.K.
Horn doesn’t sound too thrilled with the idea. It sounds like he was quite annoyed with the question and the idea of bringing these Star Wars TV properties to the big screen.
The Mandalorian movie would sound like quite a good idea to me, however, we’ve only seen one episode so far, and I think I prefer it as a TV show rather than a movie.
Could Disney and Lucasfilm be making a The Mandalorian movie?
That said, the show already looks like a movie. The way it’s directed, the way it’s shot, the acting, the visual effects and the score… All of it is movie-level quality.
The series so far feels a lot like a Western, and I think it would translate really well to the big screen.
We’ll just have to wait and see what Disney and Lucasfilm decide to do with The Mandalorian.
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