Star Wars live-action series 'The Mandalorian' unveiled with exclusive teaser

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A panel at Star Wars Celebration introduced the first footage of the show, which stars Pedro Pascal as a galactic bounty hunter named the Mandalorian who operates in the underworld and takes an important job from an enigmatic new client (Werner Herzog).

The show also draws on George Lucas' original Star Wars inspirations, namely John Ford and Sergio Leone Westerns and Kurosawa samurai movies, with The Mandalorian himself (played by Pascal) said to have a great deal of Clint Eastwood in him.

The show focuses on trainee Jedi Ahsoka, her master Anakin Skywalker and his master Obi-Wan Kenobi as they battle in the titular galactic conflict between the events of Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.

Star Wars fans rejoice! The cast also includes Gina Carano (Deadpool) as Kara Dune, an ex-Rebel Shock Trooper, and TV veteran Carl Weathers as Greef Maga, who leads a group of bounty hunters.

The Mandalorian will be released on Disney's streaming service on November 12, the same day Disney Plus launches.

"The travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic."

This week at Walt Disney World, Disney announced an end date for IllumiNations, the first details about the Beauty and the Beast lounge are revealed, plus a fun new detail is revealed about Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge. Remove the hull plating of this fantastic LEGO Star Wars vehicle to reveal a detailed 2-minifigure cockpit, conference area with table, weapon rack and a control console with 2 seats. Weathers' character is looking for someone to seek a very.exclusive product, and hires The Mandalorian to take care of business.

"A never been told story during a never been seen timeframe", he says.

Check out some never before seen photos (below) of some of the new characters that will be part of "The Mandalorian".

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