BOBA FETT RULES
TV Guide Magazine|December 20, 2021 – January 02, 2022
Star Wars’ mysterious bounty hunter Boba Fett and ruthless mercenary Fennec Shand take over Tatooine’s criminal underworld
JIM HALTERMAN

IN A STAR WARS Universe that has found great glory in returning favorites (Young Han! Old Luke! Baby Yoda!), there may be no resurrection more welcome than The Book of Boba Fett. As faithful fans of the franchise know, stoic bounty hunter Boba Fett is the space-set canon’s ultimate quiet masked antihero, a character who piqued great interest in the 1980 film Episode V—The Empire Strikes Back, met a ridiculous end in 1983’s Episode VI—Return of the Jedi and had his backstory told in the prequel films that followed. Finally, he’s back.

The badass fighter played by Temuera Morrison was technically reintroduced during the second season of The Mandalorian to help the heroic Mando (Pedro Pascal) rescue a kidnapped Grogu, aka Baby Yoda. But now, after a return that fans have waited nearly four decades for, Boba snaps on his fiery wrist rockets— and tries to run an underworld empire—in the Disney+ spinoff (turn the page for even more), next in the long line of Lucasfilm’s onscreen space Westerns to come.

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