#SVOD: @TheMandalorian's Epic Finale, “The Rescue“, Brought Back Two Iconic @StarWars Chatacters

Los Angeles, CA (Variety) — (SPOILER ALERT: Do not read on if you have not watched the finale of season 2 of Disney Plus’ “The Mandalorian.”)  

Season 2 of “The Mandalorian” was full of surprises, but showrunner Jon Favreau saved the biggest one of them all for the epic finale.

Titled “The Rescue” and directed by Peyton Reed, the episode begins with the Mandalorian and Boba Fett kidnapping Dr. Pershing (Omid Abtahi) to get some extra intel on Moff Gideon's ship. They then head to a remote planet and convince Bo-Katan (Katee Sackhoff) and her companion Koska Reeves (Mercedes Varnado a.k.a. pro wrestler Sasha Banks) to help them rescue Grogu (or Baby Yoda if you're still that way inclined).

Together, the crack team (which also includes Fennec Shand and Cara Dune) hatches a plan to stage a fake emergency landing on Gideon's ship, causing a distraction which would give Mando enough time to sneak past the dark troopers and save Grogu. But predictably enough things don't go quite to plan when one dark trooper manages to escape and starts throwing Mando around like a rag doll.

After he bests the mighty droid (Pershing tells them earlier that dark troopers are in … Will Thorne/@Variety

Source: Variety, full story

 

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