At the end of the final episode of The Mandalorian S2 (see "'The Mandalorian' Trailer S2 "), Star Wars fans were treated to post-credit scene where Boba Fett and Fennec Shand storm Jabba's Palace and claim it for themselves. At the end of this sequence, Disney announced that The Book of Boba Fett was coming in December 2021. Follow-up details regarding the announcement were released on December 21 via the Star Wars Twitter feed.
Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett will be a spin-off series of The Mandalorian starring Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen in the lead roles as Boba Fett and Fennec Shand. Also, it will be executive produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, and Robert Rodriguez, the famed director of Dusk Till Dawn, Spy Kids, and El Mariachi. Rodriguez came on board in S2 of The Mandalorian to helm an episode that featured the main character of the new series, Boba Fett, in multiple action sequences (see "Rodriguez Directs 'The Mandalorian,'").
Disney also dropped 10 announcements for Star Wars TV series and movie projects at their Investor Day on December 11 (see "Disney Drops 10 'Star Wars' Project Announcements at Investor Day").