'The Mandalorian' Tries to mix All Flavors of 'Star Wars', Including the Legends. Once Lucasfilm was bought by Disney, in order to start with a clean slate, all of the books, comics, and more that were written in the years since the conclusion of the original Star Wars trilogy were turned into Legends, meaning they were no longer canon in the Star Wars universe. So did Jon Favreau choose to do that with anything in the first season of The Mandalorian? Favreau spoke with Entertainment Weekly about the possibility of The Mandalorian including characters like Grand Admiral Thrawn, who has appeared in Star Wars Rebels, or the smuggler and Jedi Master known as Mara Jade, who eventually went on to marry Luke Skywalker in the original canon.
I think this show offers an opportunity to bring in….