The Book of Boba Fett Guide: News, Easter Eggs, Reviews, Theories and Rumors
An ongoing guide to Disney+’s Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett including news, Easter eggs, rumors, reviews, theories and more.
WARNING: The following contains constantly updated spoilers for Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett, now streaming on Disney+.
After the success of The Mandalorian’s first two seasons, Lucasfilm is going all in on its Star Wars content on Disney+. Its newest project, The Book of Boba Fett, is streaming now, and the response has been somewhat positive. The series’ main timeline picks up shortly after the famed bounty hunter killed Bib Fortuna in the surprise mid-credits scene from The Mandalorian. From there, Boba has been looking to solidify his control of Jabba the Hutt’s former criminal empire but has encountered a lot of resistance along the way. Meanwhile, dream sequences have been filling in some story gaps post Return of the Jedi.
Boba Fett has been a fan-favorite character ever since his big-screen debut in The Empire Strikes Back, but following his “death” in Return of the Jedi, he didn’t receive any canon attention until his part in The Mandalorian Season 2. Now, he’s finally getting his due. The first of the series’ seven episodes aired on Dec. 29, as a late Christmas present for fans of the galaxy far, far away, and it was a perfect lead-in to an exciting, 2022 for Star Wars. So, to keep up to date with the latest news, reviews, Easter eggs, theories and rumors involving The Book of Boba Fett, here’s a guide to the Star Wars series.
Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett’s Crew and Cast
The Book of Boba Fett acts as a sequel to The Mandalorian, and as such, Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni are at the helm as executive producers. Each of them also directed an episode. Additionally, Ludwig Göransson is back from The Mandalorian as the series’ composer and is joined by Joseph Shirley.
Other than getting more details about Boba Fett’s character, the best part about the series is that Temuera Morrison is back in a lead role. He played Jango Fett in Attack of the Clones and did voice work as Boba in 2004’s DVD release of the Original Trilogy. Joining Morrison is Ming-Na Wen, who plays Fennec Shand – a master assassin who owes her life to Boba. Additionally, Chapter 3 debuted a speeder-riding, cybernetically-enhanced street gang with Sophie Thatcher as their leader, and it didn’t take long for Boba to recruit the gang members as his latest bodyguards. In it’s most recent episode, Pedro Pascal returned to play Din Djarin — the Mandalorian.
Other members of the cast include David Pasquesi as Mayor Mok Shaiz’s Majordomo, Jennifer Beals as Garsa Fwip — one of Jabba’s former lackeys — Matt Berry as the droid 8D8 and Carey Jones as the Wookiee bounty hunter Black Krrsantan. Additionally, Danny Trejo made his Star Wars debut as Boba’s rancor trainer. To learn more information about these actors and their characters, take a look at these articles.
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Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett’s Story
The Book of Boba Fett’s has been two-fold. The series’ main timeline has shown Boba and Fennec Shand working together to take over what was once Jabba’s criminal empire. However, it’s been five years since Jabba’s death, and having just killed Bib Fortuna, they’ve had their work cut out for them. While seeking to consolidate power, more and more people have opposed Boba’s takeover, including: Mayor Mok Shaiz, some Hutt Twins and, most recently, the Pyke Crime Syndicate.
In addition to that, flashbacks have been giving a look at what Boba has been up to since Return of the Jedi. In a series of dream sequences, that Boba has while submerged in a bacta pod, fans have seen how Boba escaped the Sarlacc Pit and assimilated with a peaceful tribe of Tusken Raiders. During that time, he commandeered some speeder bikes from Tosche Station in order to help the Tusken’s defend themselves from the Pyke Syndicate. Unfortunately though, the speeder bikes belonged to the Kintan Striders, who retaliated and killed all of the Boba’s Tusken friends, although there are rumors of outside involvement.
The Tusken Massacre was where the two timelines started to meet in the middle. After finding his tribe dead, Boba wandered alone until finding Fennec Shand wounded. He saved her life, and together, they reclaimed his Firespray Gunship from Jabba’s Palace and used it to exact revenge on the Sarlacc and the Striders. Then, they started to look for his missing armor, which he found in The Mandalorian.
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Chapter 5 was kind of a surprise in terms of storyline because Boba Fett didn’t even make an appearance. Fennec Shand went to recruit Din Djarin to help in Boba’s war with the Pykes. However, that only took the last few minutes of the episode. It’s primary focus was connecting the Season 2 finale of The Mandalorian to The Book of Boba Fett by showing what Djarin had been up to in the intermediate and how he acquired a cool new ship. Hopefully, Grogu will make an appearance in the series’ last two episodes, but the main timeline’s focus will be showing Boba warring with the Pykes. Maybe some of Boba’s other bounty hunter “friends” will show up as well. To keep up with The Book of Boba Fett’s latest plot developments, check out the articles below.
- The Book of Boba Fett Solves One of Star Wars’ Greatest Mysteries – Again
- The Book of Boba Fett Reveals How He Lost His Armor in a Legends Callback
- How Long Was Boba Fett Actually in the Sarlacc Pit?
- The Book of Boba Fett Flips the Script on Star Wars’ Most Brutal Moment
- The Book of Boba Fett’s Nasty Betrayal Officially Ignites Tatooine’s Civil War
- The Book of Boba Fett Just Confirmed What We’ve Always Known About Wookiees
Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett’s Easter Eggs and References
Like ever Star Wars project, The Book of Boba Fett has had countless Easter eggs and callbacks to other Star Wars material. For one, Fennec Shand’s character was a huge connection to The Bad Batch and The Mandalorian. On top of that, there have been multiple Original Trilogy references. Boba killed a huge sand creature like Leia killed Jabba; there was a a nod to C-3PO, and Boba a return the the fabled Tosche Station. Additionally, there was also the return of a massive, Wookiee bounty hunter, the appearance of Jabba’s Hutt kin and the emergence of Boba’s new pet rancor. If all of that wasn’t enough, Chapter 5 was one big Mandalorian Easter-egg as Din Djarin took center stage. There’s sure to be a lot more in the last two episodes, so you can find an updated list of those Easter eggs here.
- The Book of Boba Fett Confirms Another Classic Character Survived Jabba’s Barge
- The Book of Boba Fett Homages Princess Leia’s Most Famous Kill
- Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ Maul Voice Actor Has a Secret Book of Boba Fett Cameo
- Book of Boba Fett’s Latest Episode Has a Sneaky Return of the Jedi Easter Egg
- Book of Boba Fett’s Hilarious Return of the Jedi Callback Proves Jabba Still Looms Large
- Book of Boba Fett Fans Think They Spotted a Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Cameo
- Book of Boba Fett’s Newest Droid Gives General Grievous a Run for His Money
Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett’s Theories And Rumors
Given that the series is part of the Star Wars franchise, speculation is a must. Even though, The Book of Boba Fett only has two more episodes, there are still rumors flying around. Chapter 5 featured Din Djarin, so many Star Wars fans believe that there is a good possibility that Grogu and Luke make an appearance before before it’s said and done. On top of that, there are still rumors that Han Solo will show up at some point. One other thing on many fans’ want is more action — specifically more bounty hunters. So, the Cad Bane hopeful still want an appearance, along with Dengar, Bossk, Zuckuss and Tasu Leech. To keep up with the latest information on the rumor mill, check out these articles.
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- The Book of Boba Fett May Have Set Up Cad Bane’s Live-Action Debut
- Book of Boba Fett Star May Have Spoiled Another Big Star Wars Cameo
Created by Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau, Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett stars Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen. New episodes are available on Disney+ every Wednesday.