Star Wars is preparing a much more ambitious project than The Mandalorian and has confirmed that its next series will break a historical record.
As reported The Hollywood Reporter in exclusive, Skeleton Crew It will have a production budget of around 136 million dollars. While that number is already extremely high for a television series in Disney+it becomes even more surprising when compared with the figures that managed the first season of The Mandalorianthe flagship of starwars nowadays.
Business Insider reports published in 2019 put the production cost of the first season of The Mandalorian at 100 million dollars. On the other hand, The Washington Post offered an approximate figure of 15 million per episode, which raised the cost to 120 million. While inflation and rising overheads might account for some of the price difference with the new Star Wars project, the fact is, once you compare the budgets of the first few seasons, Skeleton Crew has surpassed the series Jon Favreau Y Dave Philoni and it has already become the most ambitious project in the galactic saga since he began his adventures in the streaming world.
The importance of the Mandalorian in Disney +
It cannot be overstated at all in terms of the importance of The Mandalorian for Disney+ as a streaming platform. As the first original series to premiere there, its success was crucial to the future of the company. Ultimately, it managed to be both a financial and critical triumph and spawned a cultural phenomenon that breathed new life into Star Wars as an intellectual property. The future of the franchise, in some ways, is still largely being shaped by the success of this series.
What this means is that the stakes were high with the series to show what Disney+ shows could mean. Therefore, the incredible budget that was given was very important. be aware that Skeleton Crew exceeds The Mandaloriana series that currently has no prior ties to other Star Wars series like The Book of Boba Fett either Ahsokagives us an idea of how much faith the company has in this galactic franchise.