I am truly humbled to say I have now had the very rare privilege of directing the biggest star in the universe. @StarWars #TheMandalorian #MayThe4th #StarWarsDay pic.twitter.com/pcmzOHfgaW— Robert Rodriguez (@Rodriguez) May 5, 2020
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.
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.
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+.