The Mandalorian season 2 lines up epic Disney+ crossover with Clone Wars and Rebels

THE Mandalorian season two has lined up an epic Disney+ crossover with Clone Wars and Rebels.

The hit series will return for its second outing later this year, and new reports claim animated character Bo-Katan will be brought to life for the first time.

SlashFilm claims actress Katee Sackhoff has joined the cast of season two as Bo-Katan, who she has previously voiced in both Star Wars: Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels.

Bo-Katan belonged to the Death Watch, a splinter group that opposed the Mandalore's pacifist government.

However the character eventually found herself leading the Mandalore resistance against Sith Lord Darth Maul after he took over the Death Watch.

The news comes after Disney's boss promised the new series of The Mandalorian will not be delayed by Coronavirus.

Most TV in production worldwide has been halted by the outbreak of COVID-19including all Disney shows.

However, amid the standstill the new Walt Disney Company CEO Bob Chapek had good news for fans of the hit American space Western television Star Wars spin-off series.

Chapek revealed that the series wrapped production before the world went into lockdown, and season 2 will be released in October.

Speaking on CNBC he said: “We’ve been in post. There’ll no delays on Mandalorian.

Chapek insisted he was not worried about whether the halting of production would impact Disney+.

He said: “We have a certain amount of inventory for Disney+ that is fuelling the machine.

“Pre-production – the development phase – can still happen during these times of lockdown, post-production can still happen.”

The Mandalorian season one is available to stream on Disney+ now. 

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