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Mandalorian Season 2 fan theory suggests new character will join the clan

Published: 1/Nov/2020 15:51

by Emma Soteriou


The Mandalorian’s first episode of season two premiered on Friday, with the end revelation leaving many fans theorizing what’s in store for this season. The main theory suggests that a major new character is set to join the clan.

The show is set around five years after the events of Return of the Jedi, following a Mandalorian called Din Djarin.

This season opened with the Mandalorian heading to the Outer Rim, looking for more of his people.

With a brilliant start to the second season, earning praise from viewers worldwide,  it’s hard to know where the show can go from here. How could it be beaten? Well, leave it to the fans to find out.

baby yoda in mandalorian season 2
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Baby Yoda in The Mandalorian season 2

Cobb Vanth to join the Mandalorian clan?

As one of the biggest franchises, there’s no surprise that new Star Wars content means new fan theories about what’s to come for the rest of the season. And they have not disappointed.

The appearance of Cobb Vanth, a character who originated in the Aftermath book trilogy, left many wondering if we would see his return. The potential of yet another spin-off is already being discussed among fans.

However, one particular thread on Reddit has drawn a lot of attention, suggesting that Vanth, will play a much bigger role in Season 2 than first expected.

Mos Pelgo and the Marshal from r/starwarsspeculation

This would not only give the opportunity to develop on his story from the books, but also give some answers about his armor.

Although Djarin took the Mandalorian armor from Vanth in ‘The Marshal’, its origin will inevitably pose a lot of questions, especially after a glimpse at the return of a character thought to be long dead.

This could then bring about the question of what actually makes a Mandalorian – is it the person or the armor?

To build on this theory even further, one user (Danlozis) responded, saying: “I think both Cobb and Cara are going to join Din’s Clan as Mandalorians eventually.”

This would be an interesting direction for the show to go in, building on the current clan of two, including Baby Yoda.

While the theories keep rolling in, fans won’t have long to wait for answers, as the eight-episode season will continue weekly. If Chapter 9 is anything to go by, this season is could be a bigger success than the first.

New episodes of The Mandalorian are available to stream on Disney Plus every Friday.

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Doctor Strange director says all versions of Spider-Man exist in MCU

Published: 25/Nov/2020 11:19

by Daniel Megarry


The director of Doctor Strange has added weight to the theory that a Spider-Man crossover is in the works for the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

There have been several iterations of Spider-Man on the big screen over the last few decades. First, we saw Tobey Maguire in Sam Raimi’s original cinematic trilogy, then we had Andrew Garfield in The Amazing Spider-Man, and now we have Tom Holland in the MCU.

For a long time, it was assumed that they all existed in their own separate universes, and the prospect of them crossing over seemed like fan-fiction. But recent rumors have suggested otherwise, with talk of Maguire, Garfield, and Holland joining forces through the multiverse.

Spider-Man Far From Home
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Will Tom Holland be joined by Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire in the MCU?

Doctor Strange director Scott Derrickson has now added fuel to the fire, as he tweeted on November 23 that “all Spider-Man iterations are defacto MCU”.

The comment came after Warcraft director Duncan Jones shared an image of Spider-Pig from Sony’s acclaimed animation Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and a fan questioned whether the character was really a part of the MCU.

Jones asked for confirmation from Derrickson, as “tangential connections through portals” are covered in the Doctor Strange universe, and the director offered up his belief that every portrayal of Spider-Man is part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

Serious or not, the tweet has got fans talking. “My God will I see Tobey [Maguire] again?” asked one fan, while another joked, “MULTIVERSE CONFIRMED!”

Are the rumors of a multiverse in Spider-Man 3 true?

Earlier this year, it was confirmed that Jamie Foxx will return to portray Electro – a role he originally played in the Andrew Garfield-led Amazing Spider-Man series – while Benedict Cumberbatch’s Doctor Strange will also make an appearance, leading to multiverse speculation.

When asked whether Andrew and Tobey would be returning in Spider-Man 3, Sony simply replied, “those rumored castings are not confirmed”. It’s not a confirmation, but it’s also not outright denial, so there may still be hope…

For more on Tom Holland’s upcoming return as the famous web-slinger, check out our guide to everything we know about Spider-Man 3 so far including release date, casting, and plot details.