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Feb 4, 2022 • 16 tweets • 5 min read
THREAD: At Disney's Investor Day event on December 10, 2020, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy announced that the "next chapter" of THE MANDALORIAN story would premiere in December 2021.
Shortly thereafter, THE MANDALORIAN's Season 2 finale, "Chapter 16: The Rescue," was released. It included a surprise end-credit sequence that revealed THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT would premiere in December 2021.
May 25, 2018 • 19 tweets • 10 min read
Boba Fett has always been one of my favorite #StarWars characters, so I put together a thread on the character's genesis and why fans have gravitated to him over the years.
The 1979 Kenner #BobaFett action figure, more than any film appearance, is responsible for the bounty hunter's popularity; American media scholar Henry Jenkins suggests children's play helped the character "take on a life of its own."