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Dave Filoni on What "The Mandalorian" Helmet Represents

Published November 13, 2019Updated • Written by • Filed under Film & TV

Dave Filoni, an executive producer for "The Mandalorian" who also directs episodes 101 and 105, talks about the most famous Mandalorian helmet of Boba Fett and how the series evolved from there with this brand-new character.

Video interview and silent b-roll courtesy of Walt Disney Pictures via EPK.tv. Video edit by the Boba Fett Fan Club.

Here's a transcript, too:

The Mandalorian, it's interesting. I mean we all know the helmet, but the helmet is Boba Fett.

And that was a big challenge in the beginning of this.

Jon (Favreau) and I went around and around and how do we tell the story and is's not Boba Fett or is it Boba Fett? And we would talk about that.

But a helmet at the end of the day is a helmet and I've shown that helmet quite a bit on "Rebels" and "Clone Wars."

And so there are fans that get the language of it, that it's a tool, it's a piece of equipment.

But to the average person if you show them that helmet, if they say anything, they'll say that it's Boba Fett.

So we immediately start to draw visual differences between the two characters.

Our character is much more bulked up than Boba ever was. His armor is actually quite different if you look at it. His helmet is actually different, little different traits to it. The colors of it. All these things point out little differences.

There are similarities, which are almost unavoidable.

But we wanted to tell a story with somebody where we kinda had more of a blank page to write it.

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Exclusive Interview with "Holiday Special" Boba Fett Animator, John Celestri

Published October 23, 2019Updated • Written by • Filed under Fettpedia

John Celestri has a unique place in Boba Fett history: he animated Boba Fett in his first appearance, which was on television in 1978. The cartoon portion of the "Star Wars Holiday Special" featured Boba Fett before his theatrical debut in "The Empire Strikes Back" almost two years later. This means the voice and mannerisms of the character animation really rested on John's shoulders, as Jeremy Bulloch didn't get involved until afterwards. We spoke with John about his story back then, plus his Kickstarter which is currently crowd-funding (and includes a very cool Boba Fett perk for funders).

Would you share some of your background in animation? Where did you study? Back in 1978, what (or who) were some of your inspirations?

I'm basically a self-taught animator. I have always enjoyed being a cartoonist, telling stories, and performing. But my parents wanted me to pursue more "practical" occupations.

As scholastic aptitude tests scored me extremely high in the areas of math, verbal comprehension, and abstract reasoning, those more artistic interests remained as hobbies as I progressed through my high school and early college years trying to find a field of study that would provide me with an occupation. It wasn't until I reached my early twenties that I discovered I had a natural ability to animate. I quickly learned that the field of animation encompassed use of both my academic and artistic talents. I became passionate about animating.

I was inspired by the work of the early Disney, Warner Brothers, Max Fleischer, and Terrytoons animators (some of whom I wound up working with).

Back in the early 1970s, there were few books on how to animate and fewer schools that taught animation. In NYC, where I grew up, the School of Visual Arts had a six week (one night-class a week) summer course, taught by a former Terrytoons Studio layout/storyboard artist. So I took that. I pored myself into my class project and, by the end of the third week, had shot my first pencil test reel on the school's Oxberry camera stand.

With my instructor's recommendation in hand, I showed that 60 second pencil test to every studio in NYC I could. It's a good thing I loved animating, because job openings were nonexistent and it took me twelve months to get my first freelance gig as an assistant animator on a couple of Hostess Twinkie commercials. But at the age of 25 I gave myself 5 years to see noticeable progress before going in some other direction. I even sent my portfolio to the Disney studio, receiving an encouraging letter but no job offer.

However, six months after that letter arrived, I was hired in 1975 at the New York Institute of Technology as an inbetweener to work on the independently produced feature "Tubby the Tuba." There I met and worked under the master Popeye and Max Fleischer Studio animators Johnny Gentilella and Marty Taras. During the 14 months I worked on that feature, I developed my skills into a Cleanup Assistant Animator (becoming Supervisor of the Inbetweener Department)... which led me to being hired in 1976 by Richard Williams for "Raggedy Ann & Andy: A Musical Adventure" as a Cleanup Assistant Animator with my own crew. (Side note: Richard Williams later on directed "Who Framed Roger Rabbit?")

That experience led to Friz Freleng offering me a job as Animator at his DePatie-Freleng Studios in Los Angeles in 1977, were I animated on that studio’s Saturday Morning shows for the 1977/78 TV season...

After that, I landed at Nelvana Studios in early October of 1977, where I was a senior animator for almost six years.

Clive Smith, the co-founder of Nelvana, told the Star Wars Insider (April 2016) that he "only had two weeks to finish all of the storyboards and character designs." With him presumably in charge of the framing, a rough idea of poses, how was the process working with him? Do you recall any feedback or ideas from either director -- Steve Binder (who finished the job) and David Acomba (who had creative differences and left mid-production)?

Clive was the only director I worked with (no feedback from the live action people). I’d pick up my Boba Fett scenes in a sequence and we’d talk over what needed to be done. In that meeting, I’d get Clive’s thoughts and then I’d make my suggestions for how I thought Boba would act/gesture in a scene. Then I’d go back to my drawing board, work out my thumbnails to plan out the scene, and then animate. We did not have the luxury of doing rough pencil tests, so all my animation was cleaned up, inbetweened, and shot as a final pencil test to make sure there were no screw ups before going to ink and paint.

Frank Nissen did the model sheets for Boba Fett. Besides keeping the character "on-model," so to speak, was anything about the character's design that was your personal contribution, or was it mainly working within those design choices and then "acting" it out? Who were the other animators who worked on the cartoon and how did you all divide up the work?

My contribution to the design was to give Frank Nissen’s "flat" design more of a solid, 3-dimensional feel. I did that in the process of moving the character around.

The animators at Nelvana were cast when assigning characters. I handled all the Boba Fett scenes -- and also did Chewbacca in those scenes and helped on some others.

Regarding the other animators, to the best of my memory they were: Charles Bonifacio (Luke Skywalker), Robin Budd (monsters & Han Solo), John Halfpenny (incidental characters/creatures), Bill Speers (C-3PO & R2-D2), and Ken Stephenson (Chewbacca). The assistant animators were Larry Jacobs and Ralf Palmer. Frank Nissen did the basic background layouts.

Besides the model sheets, since he wasn't ever on screen before this cartoon, were you given any written notes or visual references when animating Boba Fett? Do you recall how he was originally described like traits to give him? (The original Boba Fett actor, Jeremy Bulloch, cites Clint Eastwood's "Man With No Name" character as a reference.) Any other interesting preliminary notes come to mind?

I was given no guidance as how to animate Boba Fett... no notes or description of traits, etc. The animated performance was all mine off the top of my head... we didn’t have much time to experiment.

Don Francks did the voice of Boba Fett in the cartoon. Did you have the voice-over work before animating or did it come in mid- way? Besides having to work without the benefit of facial expressions, what were some of the other challenges that you came across while animating Boba? Any favorite shots to animate?

The voices were all recorded and broken down frame-by-frame and transcribed onto exposure sheets before animation was done. A story reel was rough cut before animation was handed out.

The biggest challenge was how to give a performance without facial expressions. I had to use hand gestures and body attitude...not so broadly as a pantomime artist, but with economy of movement. I approached playing Boba Fett as a Clint Eastwood-style character in a spaghetti western, with mannerisms expressing a sense of extreme self-confidence. I used macho posing, tossed his rifle across his body from one hand to another, and -- in one particular scene -- adjusted the fingers of his glove before gesturing with his hand. I timed tilting Boba's helmeted head to go up and down, side-to-side to change the arc of the helmet's rigid eye-opening to reflect the tone of his dialog delivery... for example: quizzical, surprised, judgmental, etc.

My favorite scene is early on when I had Boba Fett slap his mount -- several times -- with his Tuning Fork Weapon.

Last pre-production question: on your blog in 2011, you shared that the decision was made to go with a graphic style based on the artist Moebius (pseudonym for Jean Giraud). Was that a George Lucas choice or a Nelvana choice? Was there any pre-production time given to consider a different style, where Boba Fett might have looked different?

It was George Lucas who specifically requested that Nelvana design the look of the cartoon in the style of French artist Jean "Moebius" Geraud, whose work could be seen in "Heavy Metal" magazine. That direction and a black and white home movie showing a person wearing Boba Fett's prototype costume were basically all the cues Nelvana had to work with. So, all the colors for the production came from following Moebius' sense of color... in Boba's case blue was the base color. All the color models and basic designs had to be okayed by Lucas before production of the cartoon proceeded.

It was a VERY tight schedule with no time to play around with alternatives. Also, why would you want to waste time when Moebius was the perfect choice animation wise?

Due to the quick 6-8 week turn-around for the project, do you recall if anything was scrapped or if it was all as originally scripted and planned, like where he did something else that was cut from the final show? Would you personally have done anything different for the character's story or design?

No scenes were scrapped. To my memory, we followed the script as it was basically written and I wouldn’t have changed anything.

Were you a Star Wars fan from the start, or did you become one after this all?

I very much enjoyed seeing the first Star Wars film when it came out in the summer of 1977. I watched reruns of the old Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers serials on TV back in the early 1960s, and knew first-hand Lucas' movie references. It was a ton of fun watching cutting-edge effects being layered over a classic storyline. So, I was excited to get a chance to work on a non-Saturday morning animated adventure. I knew we didn't have the budget to produce the quality of the Max Fleischer Superman cartoons, but we could give it our best shot!

I was hoping it would be received well. But back then in 1978, you never knew how the audience would react, especially since we are talking about a TV audience sitting at home in their living rooms... it wasn’t like sitting in the back row in a theater and watching an audience’s reaction. There was no way of gauging their reaction (via ratings) until many months after you had done the work.

Actually, I feel quite proud that the animation stands on its own as being the seed that helped grow the character of Boba Fett. Fact is, the Nelvana Studio staff was very young and inexperienced, myself included. I had been in the animation business a mere three years and had been a professional animator for only a year and a half when I did that animation... what it lacks in finesse is made up for with energy and commitment to doing my best... and then it was the only performance associated with Boba until "The Empire Strikes Back." (I was extremely disappointed that the live-action Boba had so little screen time in "Empire.") Truth be told, I wish the animated sequence in Holiday was officially acknowledged as being part of the Star Wars "canon," but that's not my call.

You've got a project on Kickstarter that just reached its initial funding goal -- congratulations! Tell us more about that and how fans can get involved.

I’ve been a classical 2D pencil-on-paper animator for 45 years. I've always enjoyed capturing quirky personalities with my pencil; and now I want to share some of my favorite character drawings by presenting more than 80 of them in a large-sized 80 page 8.3" x 11.7" landscape portfolio, but I need help to get the funding to lay out and print the book. I’m offering various pledge levels, which on the top tier I'm offering a personally drawn rough sketch of Boba Fett, in my Star Wars Holiday Special style.

My Kickstarter campaign ends on October 30th.

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BFFC contributor Jason D. Ivey co-authored this interview.

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2019 "Force Friday" Checklist of Boba Fett (and Some Mandalorian) Merch

Published October 4, 2019Updated • Written by • Filed under Collectibles

Today is "Triple Force Friday," the latest in coordinated Star Wars merchandise being released on the same day at a whole lot of retailers. Fortunately for Boba Fett fans, there are a handful of new items even though there's a different bounty hunter -- "The Mandalorian" -- due in the Disney+ TV show coming this November. Because Mandos like Mandos, we've included some of the man from "The Mandalorian" merch below too. Enjoy!

Boba Fett Merchandise

The Target exclusive 10" Boba Fett, designed by graffiti artist Futura, has a placeholder page on their site and retails for $29.99. Some fans have found better luck thru the Target mobile app and also having it shipped to their local store for pickup.

Another Target exclusive is the normally sized Funko POP "Futura" Boba Fett, featuring a sort of splatter paint look. He's been in and out of stock all night tonight on Target.com.

Micro Force 2019 Star Wars Advent Calendar
2019, Hasbro
Where To Find This

Boba Fett makes another appearance in the Hasbro Micro Force Advent Calendar line, now for 2019. He's wearing a Santa hat in one of the figures and he's shown on another graphic, as well as the box art. This should be on Amazon, and it's on Hasbro's official checklist of Force Friday merch, but we've yet to find a correct link for it as of the date of publication.

Citizen Boba Fett Watch
2019, Citizen Watch
Where To Find This

The Citizen "Boba Fett" watch is now listed on their website. (We let them know their website says "Bobba," don't worry.) It retails for $375 and can be found on Amazon.

Stance has new socks with Jango and Boba, but guess who else came to the party? The Mandalorian. This is the first item with Fetts alongside the new character. It's available on their website. And, yes, we let them know the typo: Mandalorian, not Mandolorian.

Notable "Mandalorian" Merchandise

Funko POP "Mandalorian" from The Mandalorian is up for pre-order on Entertainment Earth.

"It's a Complicated Profession" by Cliff Cramp is available Friday, October 4th starting at 12:01AM Pacific in an unsigned paper edition and a signed canvas edition from Acme Archives.

The Hasbro Black Series "Carbonized" Mandalorian figure -- a Target exclusive with a different box and a metallic finish -- is up on their website for $24.99.

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No, That's Not Necessarily Slave I: Firespray Crafts in the Current Canon

Published October 1, 2019 • Written by • Filed under Fettpedia

For a while it seemed that the Slave I was the last of its kind, a Firespray patrol craft that is based on a pre-Clone Wars design. But entries in the new Disney era canon have changed that.

There are now at least three Firespray ships that we know of: Slave I, one in Battlefront II, and the most recent sighting in the comic "Star Wars: Age of Resistance - Rey."

In Star Wars: Battlefront II, there is a map for Takodana, a planet from "Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens" and the home of Maz Kanata's castle. Searching the surrounding forest, players can find a disassembled Firespray. It is partially hidden under a canopy and has a blank, greyish look, like a prototype. I got very excited when I first became aware of this Easter egg, because I considered the possibility of this ship being Slave I. However, that was debunked on Twitter by Matt Martin of the Lucasfilm Story Group.

Also, for whatever unknown reason, that craft is smaller than the Slave I. It becomes obvious when you compare it to the actual Slave I on the Bespin map -- it is noticeably larger than its Takodana counterpart. The smaller Firespray also bears the same scorch markings on its left side as the Slave I, but this is simply a recycled asset by the developers. So despite the Takodana Firespray being listed incorrectly as Slave I on the Wookieepedia page, they are actually two different ships.

Nonetheless, this Easter egg means that the Slave I in current canon is no longer the sole remaining Firespray, as apparently Maz got her hands on one as well. We may never know where it came from or how it ended up in her possession. It would be awesome, however, to see it restored and in action during the "Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker."

The most recent Firespray appearance occurred in "Star Wars: Age of Resistance - Rey." The short story takes place just before the ending of "The Force Awakens." Rey and Chewbacca must stop on a junkyard planet called the Necropolis to acquire parts for the Millennium Falcon. As Rey scavenges among the "bones of the fallen," she is attacked by a large monster. During the ensuing chase, she boards a functioning Firespray and uses it to escape the creature. Sadly, she does not take it with her or ever come back for it as far as we know.

What makes this Firespray further noteworthy is the fact that its color scheme is identical to that of Jango Fett's Slave I in "Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones." Perhaps this is meant to say that the blue and grey is the default appearance of a Firespray. This ship is likely not Slave I either, seeing as it had green and red elements to go with Boba Fett's armor during the Original Trilogy. Although not impossible, it is unlikely that anyone would bother changing the Slave I back to its previous paint job. It is more rational to assume that this is a different Firespray, and that its previous owner was lured to Necropolis and killed for their ship (note: the arachnid villain in this comic admits to conducting this very practice).

Do you think we will see more Firesprays in the future?

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D23 Expo 2019: Boba Fett Merchandise

Published August 25, 2019Updated • Written by • Filed under Collectibles

No convention is really complete without some Boba Fett merchandise, right? From some convention exclusives like Performa, to some newer inventory like BoxLunch, here's a look at what is at the show.

The BoxLunch Boba Fett fanny pack radiates utility. It's got zippers and mesh pockets, plus two PVC patches. You can wear it traditionally around your waist or rock it over the shoulder, as seen here modeled by BoxLunch's Sabrina Torres. You can find it for $34.90 on their website.

The BoxLunch Boba Fett cardholder works as the "cargo hold" for up to four cards and an ID. There's a PVC patch featuring Boba Fett's chest symbol. The product retails for $14.90 and can be found on their website.

The BoxLunch Boba Fett lanyard ($9.90, available on their website) is perfect for all those times you need to share some identification. The detail on this is most impressive, from the strap to the clear ID holder. It also comes with a sticker and PVC helmet charm.

Nixon had their display case alongside BoxLunch. Here's a closer look at their 51-30 Boba Fett watch.

Over at Performa, their convention exclusive Boba Fett tumbler is $20. It also appeared at San Diego Comic Con this year. BFFC will be doing a giveaway with Performa for one of these, so stay tuned!

Photos: Aaron Proctor (Boba Fett Fan Club)

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D23 Expo 2019: Exclusive Merchandise for "The Mandalorian"

Published August 24, 2019Updated • Written by • Filed under Collectibles

Despite the Disney+ panel reveal of "The Mandalorian" trailer yesterday, which also premiered online, D23 exclusive merchandise for the character was available for sale starting today.

As you can expect, both sold out fast. The Funko POP sold out within a few hours of opening and the limited release pin sold out in the early afternoon. Both will have a wider release, just without the D23 sticker and pin cardback, respectively.

Fortunately for BFFC and the media pass, here's a look at the very last Funko POP in stock and outside the display case. What a treat!

The t-shirts for adults and children (in the photo below on the left and right, respectively) were very much in stock this afternoon, and are all show exclusives. They sport Disney+ and D23 logos on them.

Photos by Aaron Proctor (BFFC).

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D23 Expo 2019: Disney+ Panel Featuring "The Mandalorian"

Published August 23, 2019Updated • Written by • Filed under Film & TV

While the D23 Expo's panel expressed a no video policy, they did permit photos during the non-video portions. Here are some of those moments.

Fortunately, the trailer also premiered online and some photos were also shared in Disney's press kit, which we've shared on BFFC social media tonight.

"The Mandalorian" premiers November 12th on Disney+, their new subscription-based streaming platform.

Photos by Aaron Proctor (BFFC).

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D23 Expo 2019: "The Mandalorian" Costume on Display

Published August 23, 2019Updated • Written by • Filed under Film & TV

On display at D23 Expo was Pablo Pascal's costume from "The Mandalorian." Here's a more in depth look at the details:

"The Mandalorian" premiers November 12th on Disney+, their new subscription-based streaming platform.

Photos by Aaron Proctor (BFFC).

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Exclusive Interview with Sandy Dhuyvetter, aka "Momma Fett"

Published August 19, 2019 • Written by • Filed under Fettpedia

Sandy Dhuyvetter was the artist who painted three of the Boba Fett costumes for The Empire Strikes Back and the helmet used in Return of the Jedi. She worked from the originals done by Joe Johnston, the designer of Boba Fett.

How did you initially get involved with Star Wars?

I have a degree in art specializing in illustration. I then received a teaching degree and taught art for 4 years in Pico Rivera, California at Rivera Junior High. I was motivated to become a working artist and knew to do that I had to leave teaching. In 1977 I moved to San Francisco and opened Daydream Productions where I started producing art for concerts products and companies who wanted original illustrations, logos and designs.

I had a friend who knew of an editor at Lucasfilm and I was able to take some of my portfolio to the Ranch where I was asked to create illustrations and the like for More American Graffiti. I worked on logos for the race cars for the racing scenes and I produced other posters and duplicates of art that was popular in the 70s. The ‘Rat Fink’ and ‘Keep on Truckin’ were some of the work I produced along with the famous Pot Leaf I recreated for the movie.

I was then asked to create a logo for t-shirts that artists (who worked at the ranch and played volleyball during lunch) could wear. I produced the t-shirts with the art on the front saying, "Sprockets, May the Force be with You." This was 1977 and 1978. At that point I was asked to complete 3 Boba Fett costumes, head to almost toe. (I did not produce the shoes.)

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You painted three of the Boba Fett costumes for The Empire Strikes Back and one of the Boba Fett helmets used for Return of the Jedi. What input did Joe Johnston have on your work with Boba Fett's costume?

Hmm, somethings are harder to remember, but there was a rough costume to look at and use for ideas while recreating it. The armor was sent to me from England and resembled the 501st in that it was white and shiny. I don’t think anyone at Lucasfilm thought Boba Fett would raise up and be the star he became, so I was left alone more or less without much direction.

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Could you explain some of your inspiration or thought process into the design of Boba Fett's costume and paint scheme as a whole? Feel free to include any memories of the more nuanced details, e.g. the initial prototype had "eyes" on the helmet, the different shoulder skull design, etc.

I should mention that this was 40 years ago and I worked on other films and TV movies, some included NBC movie of the week programming and Lorimar Productions and Bay Area film makers needing independent Artists. Each job was important but, of course, I had no idea of the outcome or what the future held for the projects I worked on.

I have designed products and "looks" for many including Russian Cola Company, Soft Scrub, and even one of the first computers, The Osborne. I did not keep the records of what exactly happened on each project. I did know though, that each project had potential to be something important but I had not expectations.

While making Boba Fett, I went to and spent much time in the Army and Navy Surplus stores in Santa Cruz picking up patches, belts, tarps and little accessories to make Boba Fett look the real deal. I went to horse shops and bought horse hair from tails and braided it to look like part of the armor. I also remember dying gloves, belts and the suits to make everything look well used and worn.

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When you were working on the costume in 1978, did you know who the character was and what his role was in the film? Did you have any idea how big of a fan favorite the character would become years later?

I knew he looked good but with no speaking role, it didn’t seem to dawn on me that he would be memorable. I thought I was his biggest fan until I met a 45 year old man who cried when he met me. I guess that is when I knew it Boba Fett was special. The fans have always let me know that it was the way he appeared on the screen. I guess I would like to believe that too!

One interesting short story is that I was a young and "starving" artist and could only afford a Polaroid camera. I took 6 Polaroids of my work at the time and that is it. I still have the original photos and will probably part with them someday. We’ll see.

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How is your relationship with the fans of Star Wars and Boba Fett? Have you done a lot of events/conventions?

I have some wonderful loyal fans that I have traveled with to visit film locations and I have done much to raise awareness for Human Trafficking as I have been a trainer of airport crews on the subject for over 8 years. I have just retired that aspect of my life. Having the Bounty Hunter as an image is always an attention getter and a good way to start the discussion.

I have not attended any comic cons or events for Boba Fett not because I did not want to, but I have been one busy person who has spent my entire career creating. Now I am choosing what I want to do and it might be fun at some point to get more involved.

I did paint another helmet molded from the original about 6 years for Make a Wish. It was auctioned off along with a few others and made over $135,000 for the organization.

What advice would you give to artists who wanted to pursue a career in the film industry like you did?

It is an interesting subject. We are all created differently in terms of our approach to life. I think for me it was important to believe in myself and not listen to anyone who told me different. I was raised to believe I could do anything. I started believing in myself when my parents told me I could be what I wanted. However the game changed when I had some success and misses in business. What I chose to remember were the successes, forget about the misses and use them to gather strength. I figured if I successful just once I could do it over and over. I have been very blessed.

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What are you up to now?

I am still all about art and music and creating cultural bridges with both aspects. The most important aspect to my work is my music and my duet with George Powell called Dolce playing worldly mix of music with the mandolin and accordion. Dolce plays approximately 2 gigs each week and is getting ready for a West Coast Tour in 2020. I plan to travel with other professional musicians to do exchanges and cultural infusions of sounds from around the world.

I will be traveling again to Jordan with fans and other Star Wars designers to sign autographs, visit film locations and attend the upcoming premiere in December 2019. This will be my second Star Wars tour in Jordan where many movies are filmed. In 2017 Lorne Peterson also joined me in Jordan. We attended orphanages, toy stores, the premiere and other events with dignitaries to sign autographs.

I am the Director of Leelanau UnCaged, a one day music festival, held this year on Sept 28, 2019. UnCaged (inspired by John Cage). The event highlights over 35 bands and performers and 100+ vendors, we have over 8,000 visitors to the small village of Northport each year for the event. I am also a new Board of Directors’ member for the Northport Arts Association.

Finally, do you think we've seen the last of Boba Fett, or do you want to see more of the bounty hunter on the big screen like the rest of us?

I want him 100% back on the screen and of course his own movie would be a dream.

BFFC's Aaron Proctor also contributed to this interview.

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Boba Fett Outside Launch Bay at Disneyland

Published August 17, 2019 • Written by • Filed under Follow Fett

You can now find Boba Fett sometimes outside of Launch Bay at Disneyland in California.

They feature this at Disney World in Florida but have previously kept Boba Fett indoors at Disneyland... until now.

On Friday, August 16th, Boba Fett was scheduled for multiple times like normal for his indoor spot at Launch Bay. But as of the last two weeks, he is also coming or going between Star Tours and Launch Bay just like this: walking, stopping, talking like this, and moving on.

All of the lines are pre-recorded, voiced it seems by Dee Bradley Baker, who has voiced Boba Fett in Star Tours as well as multiple video games.

For more about when and where you can officially see Boba Fett, check out our Follow Fett > Costume & Props section. He's currently at Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida and as you can see in our video above at Disneyland Park in Anaheim, California. One of the screen-used costumes is currently at the touring Star Wars Identities exhibit in Tokyo, Japan.

Have you seen Boba Fett walk around at Disneyland or Disney World? Let us know in the comments.

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