There were reports that it would be happening sometime in , but we didn’t expect it so quickly. A major character from the Star Wars franchise made a surprise appearance in the first episode of Season 2, “Chapter 9.”
Warning: The following contains major spoilers for the Season 2 premiere of The Mandalorian. If you’ve yet to watch the episode, stop reading now.
Early on in “Chapter 9,” Mando (Pedro Pascal) meets Cobb Vanth (Timothy Olyphant), the marshall of Mos Pelgo on Tatooine. Vanth is wearing Mandalorian armor that looks suspiciously exactly like Boba Fett’s and reveals he traded for it with a group of Jawas. How the Jawas got it remains a mystery, but regardless, the Boba Fett-related surprises weren’t done yet.