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[08/23/19 - 11:03 PM]
Development Update: Friday, August 23
Updates include: Michael Shannon cast as Jerry Buss in HBO's "Showtime" pilot; Ming-Na Wen cast in "The Mandalorian" at Disney+; and Jonny Umansky to bring "Serendipity" to NBC.

[08/23/19 - 05:49 PM]
Video: Official Trailers - Disney+ - Streaming November 12
Get your first look at "The World According to Jeff Goldblum," "Encore!," "Lady and the Tramp," "Lady and the Tramp," "The Mandalorian," "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" and more!

[08/23/19 - 06:43 AM]
Disney+ Confirms November 12 Launch Slate: Three Series, Two Movies
"The Mandalorian," "High School Musical: The Musical: The Series" and The World According to Jeff Goldblum" will be joined by movies "Lady and the Tramp" and "Noelle."

[04/11/19 - 05:01 PM]
Disney Spotlights Comprehensive Direct-to-Consumer Strategy at 2019 Investor Day
The Walt Disney Company's highly anticipated Investor Day provided an extensive overview of Disney's comprehensive direct-to-consumer strategy, and included presentations on Hulu, Hotstar, ESPN+ and the upcoming Disney+ service, which will launch in the U.S. market on November 12, 2019, at $6.99 a month.

[12/12/18 - 12:01 PM]
Pedro Pascal Leads a Most Impressive Cast in "The Mandalorian," The First Ever Live-Action "Star Wars" Series, Coming to Disney+
He is officially joined by Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte.

[11/30/18 - 11:06 PM]
Development Update: Friday, November 30
Updates include: Nick Nolte signs onto "The Mandalorian" at Disney+; Rupert Grint tapped for Apple's "Servant"; and "Cosmos" host Neil deGrasse Tyson under investigation for sexual misconduct.

[11/14/18 - 11:28 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, November 14
Updates include: Netflix commissions second season of Vox's "Explained"; CBS to stage crossover between "The Big Bang Theory," "Young Sheldon"; and Gina Carano tapped for "The Mandalorian" on Disney+.

[11/13/18 - 11:30 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, November 13
Updates include: Netflix cancels "The Good Cop"; Pedro Pascal on track to lead "Star Wars" live-action series on Disney+; and Hulu looks to bring George R.R. Martin's "Wild Cards" to the small screen.

[11/08/18 - 02:00 PM]
The Walt Disney Company's New Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Service Will Be Called Disney+, Launching in the U.S. in Late 2019
Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger also confirmed that Marvel Studios is developing a series based on Loki, the god of mischief, to star Tom Hiddleston.

[10/04/18 - 04:36 PM]
Production on "The Mandalorian," Star Wars' First Live-Action Series, Has Begun!
The series will be written and executive produced by Emmy-nominated producer and actor Jon Favreau, as previously announced, with Dave Filoni directing the first episode.

[10/03/18 - 11:22 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, October 3
Updates include: Jon Favreau reveals first details about the live-action "Star Wars" TV series; Netflix renews "Marcella"; and Chelsea Peretti to depart "Brooklyn Nine-Nine."

[03/08/18 - 07:04 AM]
Jon Favreau to Executive Produce and Write Live-Action Star Wars Series
"I couldn't be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and write for the new direct-to-consumer platform," says Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy.

[02/06/18 - 11:20 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 6
Updates include: ABC's "Once Upon a Time" to end after seven seasons; Arnold Schwarzenegger set to star in Amazon's "Outrider"; and Lake Bell-led "Bless This Mess" gets off-cycle pilot order from FOX.

[11/09/17 - 11:15 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, November 9
Updates include: Ellen Page to star in Netflix's "The Umbrella Academy"; HBO eyes second season for "Big Little Lies"; and Sony Pictures Television looks to revive "Good Girls Revolt."







MANDALORIAN, THE (DISNEY PLUS)
Premieres Tuesday, November 12
BROADCAST HISTORY:
11/12/19 - ???
STATUS:
new this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
tuesdays from 3:01 AM-4:00 AM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from Disney+'s press release, August 2019) The first ever live-action Star Wars series is written and executive-produced by Emmy(R)-nominated producer and actor Jon Favreau, with Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars) directing the first episode. The highly anticipated series features an all-star cast that includes Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Carl Weathers, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte. Set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order, the series follows a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Carl Weathers
· Emily Swallow
· Giancarlo Esposito
· Gina Carano
· Ming-Na Wen
· Nick Nolte
· Omid Abtahi
· Pedro Pascal
· Werner Herzog
CREW INFORMATION:
· Bryce Dallas Howard as EP
· Colin Wilson as EP
· Dave Filoni as EP/DIR (Pilot)
· Deborah Chow as EP
· Jon Favreau as CRTR/EP
· Karen Gilchrist as CO-EP
· Kathleen Kennedy as EP
· Rick Famuyiwa as EP
· Taika Waititi as EP
GENRE(S):
· based on a feature film
· drama
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Lucasfilm