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“The Book of Boba Fett”: the second episode presents the Hutt twins as villains

The 2nd episode of “The Book of Boba Fett” premiered yesterday on Disney + and introduced several highlights from the “Star Wars” canon.

One was the introduction of the Hutt twins as opponents of Fett’s (Temuera Morrison) reign as the new crime lord on Tatooine, a title he assumed after Jabba’s death in “The Return of the Jedi ”.

It turns out that Jabba’s twins and cousins ​​decide to claim the former properties of the deceased ruler and threaten Fett by introducing Krrsantan, the Wookie gladiator turned bounty hunter while working for Jabba.

Those who follow the saga know that Jabba had a lot of influence on Tatooine and was a big bad in ‘Star Wars: Return of the Jedi’.

However, the Hutt clan has been little explored in cinema, which could be a great opportunity for the plot of ‘The Book of Boba Fett’.

As the Hutts control many illegal businesses on various planets, it is clear that they will not cede their territory to Boba Fett without a fight.

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Remember that the next episode of the series will be broadcast on January 12.

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The first season will have eight episodes:

Episode 1: The Champion
Episode 2: The Assassin
Episode 3: The Syndicate
Episode 4: The Battlefield
Episode 5: Homeworld
Episode 6: The Warlord
Episode 7: The Confrontation
Episode 8: The Hunter

Some titles hint at the plot, like “The Syndicate,” which is expected to follow Fett as the new Underworld King on Tatooine.

Rumors have also hinted that the plot may give Mandalore more attention, as suggested by episode five: “The Homeworld”.

Another interesting detail is that the first episode will be counted as Chapter 17, i.e. it will be a direct continuation of the 2nd season of ‘The Mandalorian’, serving as a sort of season 2.5. from the series with Pedro Pascal.

The series will also explore Fett’s dominance of the criminal underworld after assassinating Bib Fortuna (Matthew Wood) and taking charge of Tatooine.

Fortuna was Jabba the Hutt’s staunch servant and took office after the leader’s death in Return of the Jedi.

“‘The Book of Boba Fett’, a new original series starring Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen, produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni and Robert Rodriguez, set in the same timeline as ‘The Mandalorian’. The premiere has take place at Disney + in 2021.

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