Slashfilm, who recently reported that Rosario Dawson would be portraying the character of Ashoka Tano in The Mandalorian, and now reporting that acclaimed director, Robert Rodriguez has directed at least one episode of season two.
Not too long ago, there was an unsubstantiated rumor going around that Logan director James Mangold and Alita: Battle Angel director Robert Rodriguez would be directing episodes in the second season of the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian. However, since James Mangold flat out debunked the story and Robert Rodriguez never said a thing, it didn’t sound like any of it was true. But today, we have word that half of that story was accurate after all: Robert Rodriguez has directed at least one episode in the second season of The Mandalorian.
HN Entertainment was first to legitimize news of Robert Rodriguez directing The Mandalorian for season 2. While we can’t completely confirm this, we’ve also heard the same exact thing recently from our own independent sources. We don’t know for certain whether or not he’s directing a single episode or perhaps two episodes this season.
The Mandalorian executive producer Jon Favreau and Robert Rodriguez have been friends for a long time thanks to their experiences as indie directors turned blockbuster filmmakers, so it only makes sense that the Desperado director was brought in to take a crack at The Mandalorian. Rodriguez has a knack for creating incredible action sequences, so we can’t wait to see what he does in the Star Wars universe.