• Disney CEO Bob Chapek revealed that there will be no delay in the release of "The Mandalorian" Season 2
  • Chapek revealed that the episodes were shot before the outbreak 
  • The series will be available for streaming in October 2020

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has forced a lot of movies and TV series to halt their productions to prevent the spread of the disease. Disney has changed its full summer calendar, so that people can see the movies on the big screen. Not just movies, some dark clouds are also hovering on the TV shows that were about to start shooting.

One of the shows that fans are really looking forward to is the second season of “The Mandalorian.” Fans were quite nervous about the future of the series due to the pandemic. But viewers can heave a sigh of relief because the blockbuster show will be heading to the streaming service Disney+ as scheduled.

Speaking in an interview, Disney CEO Bob Chapek spilled out the beans on the upcoming season. Addressing the show’s progress, Chapek revealed that there will be no delay in the series’ release. He further stated that all the episodes for the second season were shot before the COVID-19 outbreak.

“The pre-production stuff can still happen in these times and also the post-production. Take for example, ‘The Mandalorian.’ The show was shot before the COVID-19 really hit and so we have been in post-production and there will be no delay,” Chapek said.

The second season will be available for streaming in October 2020 on Disney+.

The first season of the blockbuster series premiered last year and received universal acclaim. The show tells the story of a lone gunfighter (played by Pedro Pascal) who makes his way through the outer reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.

A lot of notable Hollywood celebrities and filmmakers came together to direct certain episodes of the series. Bryce Dallas Howard, Taika Waititi, Debora Chow, and Rick Famuyiwa donned the director’s hat for the series.

“The Mandalorian” was a huge success for Disney and currently holds a score of 93% on review site Rotten Tomatoes.

In related news, it was recently reported that the work on the third season of “The Mandalorian” has already started. Sources close to the show told Variety that Jon Favreau has reportedly been writing the script for a while now. According to insiders, his team has also been working with him these past few weeks despite the lockdown.

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