December continues to be a veritable jam-packed Advent calendar full of exciting new surprises for Star Wars fans. Tuesday saw the release of , taking us back to when Star Wars wasn’t yet a sure thing. Earlier this month, at Disney Investor Day, . (This has been part of a bigger pattern stretching at least all the way back to November, when Baby Yoda and Mandalorian .) Now, Disney has announced that on Christmas Day, Disney+ will be getting an hour long Mandalorian special titled Making of Season 2.
While the name pretty much gives it away, a release indicates that this special has “filmmakers and cast provide unprecedented access to the storytelling decisions and innovations that went into the second season.” The new special documentary is intended to “place viewers right in the middle of the filmmaking process… from early concept art through the groundbreaking technology introduced in the series.”
The Mandalorian, Disney+’s Star Wars space western created by Jon Favreau (The Wolf of Wall Street, 2019’s The Lion King) debuted on Disney+ in 2019. Season 2 began on October 30 of this year, and will be airing its season finale on December 18–a week before the newly announced special.
Earlier this year, long before Season 2 premiered, it was announced that . Given that The Mandalorian is getting not one but two spin-offs ( and ), it’s likely a safe bet to assume that the mothership series will not be ending anytime soon.