When In The ‘Star Wars’ Timeline Does ‘The Mandalorian’ Take Place?

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With the launch of Disney+ this week, the galaxy far, far away continues to expand, as the Disney+ original series The Mandalorian will be the first live-action television series set in the Star Wars universe.

The Mandalorian — which will take place after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order — is set in the year 9ABY (after the Battle of Yavin in A New Hope), placing the story approximately 25 years prior to the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The series — which will consist of eight episodes in its first season — stars Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones, Narcos) in the titular role alongside Giancarlo Esposito, Gina Carano, Nick Nolte, Carl Weathers, Bill Burr, and Werner Herzog.

Here’s a detailed first look that aired during the Monday Night Football game between the Seahawks and the 49ers just prior to the launch of Disney Plus:

The first episode of The Mandalorian is now live on Disney+. The following seven episodes will then be released once a week.

Disney+ is live for streaming on practically any device of your choice. Just so you can check it out, there’s also a Disney Plus free trial for the first seven days – it’s $6.99 a month afterwards. Also: You can sign up for the Disney Plus bundle, offering Hulu, ESPN+, and Disney+ streaming services for just $12.99/month


With unrivaled content from classics, new releases, and originals from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, National Geographic, and much more all for just $6.99/mo, who wouldn’t be interested in signing up?

There’s also a Disney Plus free trial for the first seven days – it’s $6.99 a month afterwards. Also: You can sign up for the Disney Plus bundle, offering Hulu, ESPN+, and Disney+ streaming services for just $12.99/month


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