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'The Mandalorian' Season 2: Robert Rodriguez to direct an episode

May 5 (UPI) -- Robert Rodriguez has confirmed on Twitter that he will be directing at least one episode of The Mandalorian Season 2.

"I am truly humbled to say I have now had the very rare privilege of directing the biggest star in the universe," the filmmaker said on Monday alongside a selfie of himself with Baby Yoda.

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Rodriguez is best known for helming the Spy Kids series, Sin City and Alita: Battle Angel.

Peyton Reed, the filmmaker behind Marvel's Ant-Man series, will also be directing an episode of the Star Wars action-drama.

Reed uploaded a photo onto Twitter of a Mandalorian helmet sitting in his director's chair.

The Mandalorian Season 2 is set to premiere this fall on Disney+. Season 1 arrived in November.

Pedro Pascal starred as the titular bounty along with Gina Carano, Carl Weathers, Giancarlo Esposito, Nick Nolte, Werner Herzog, Bill Burr and Taika Waititi, among others.

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Disney released on Monday Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian which goes behind-the-scenes of the series onto Disney+.

Disney has also announced that Waititi will be directing and co-writing a new Star Wars film with Krysty Wilson Cairns.

Russian Doll co-creator Leslye Headland will write, executive produce and serve as showrunner on a new Star Wars television series that is set for Disney+.

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