‘Star Wars’: Will ‘The Mandalorian’ Make Revan Canon Again?

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Season one of many Star Wars sequence The Mandalorian noticed us comply with a lone Mandalorian warrior named Din Djarin. The bounty hunter has a job to usher in an costly asset, solely to search out out it’s however a baby. He goes on the run with the child, defending it from nefarious forces throughout the galaxy.

During his adventures, the viewers be taught a bit extra concerning the bounty hunter himself in addition to the mysterious Mandalorian folks. In season two, the Mandalorian will try to search out the Child’s residence, and viewers anticipate to be taught much more concerning the Mandalorians. 

Plenty of Star Wars lore has been talked about or seen within the present. Fans are excited to see what season two will carry. They even assume that one retired piece of Star Wars historical past, a person referred to as Revan, might even make a comeback of kinds. 

Other ‘Star Wars’ legends the Mandalorian has crossed paths with

Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau of 'The Mandalorian'
Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau of ‘The Mandalorian’ | Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney

In season one in all The Mandalorian, Star Wars followers noticed loads of references to the unique movies in addition to facet characters and settings from these movies. Just a couple of examples embody: 

  • Many of the droids and ships had been featured within the unique trilogy. 
  • The Child (aka “Baby Yoda”) makes use of his Force energy to heal a personality, paying homage to Rey’s therapeutic energy in The Rise of Skywalker.
  • One episode takes place on Tatooine, a pivotal location within the Star Wars universe. It was the house planet of each Anakin Skywalker and his son, Luke.
  • The Imperial AT-ST walker (relative to the Imperial AT-AT) is featured in a single episode, very like those featured in Return of the Jedi.

Season two is about to have extra acquainted Star Wars locales and characters. Rosario Dawson is rumored to be taking part in former Jedi Ahsoka Tano, beforehand featured on the Clone Wars. Temuera Morrison, the actor who performed Jango Fett, can also be set to look.

This has led followers to imagine he’ll seem both as Boba Fett or an older Clone Trooper.

With loads of references to previous Star Wars packed in and extra on the way in which, it’s led followers to take a position on whether or not there can be one other one that’s not canon. 

Is Revan canon in ‘Star Wars’? 

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According to Wookieepedia, Revan is the principle character from the online game Knights of the Old Republic. At totally different instances, he serves as each a Jedi and a Sith, combating within the Mandalorian Wars. When Disney purchased Lucasfilm in 2012, they acquired the rights to all Star Wars property. They determined to make many of the Star Wars “expanded universe” non-canon, shuttering it beneath the label of “Star Wars Legends.”

This included all media outdoors the Skywalker saga resembling books and video video games. As a result of this, Knights of the Old Republic was not canon. 

Will Revan present up in ‘The Mandalorian’? 

Fans on Reddit noticed the season two trailer and at the moment are hopeful that Revan might grow to be canon once more in season two of The Mandalorian. One fan commented: 

“I mean they hit Tattooine, a water planet that COULD be Manan, not saying they are but what if they stumble on bits of the Star Forge and learn of the [Mandalorian] wars?”

The Star Forge, in keeping with the Star Wars wiki, is a shipyard used to create a strong military from Revan’s time. Revan might not present up within the sequence as he’s lengthy useless on this timeline. But a reference to him isn’t out of the query. The Mandalorian looks as if it’s prepared to enter the Mandalorian lore that’s solely been hinted at earlier than within the Star Wars universe. 

Depending on how deep of a dive the present needs to do into some Mandalorian historical past, Revan might fairly presumably make a comeback into the universe, even when he doesn’t present up in individual. 

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