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James Mangold to Direct a Boba Fett Solo Movie

According to The Hollywood Reporter, James Mangold - director of Logan, 3:10 to Yuma and Walk the Line - has been chosen to write and direct a stand-alone movie about Boba Fett. Sources are also reporting that Mangold will re-team with his Logan producer, Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Martian, Deadpool 1&2) who will act as co-writer and producer on the project. The galaxy's most infamous Bounty Hunter made his first appearance in an animated segment of the equally infamous Star Wars Holiday Special, although most fans first saw him in The Empire Strikes Back. Played by Jeremy Bulloch in Empire, the character quickly became a fan favourite after he tracked the Millennium Falcon for the Empire and delivered Han Solo - frozen in carbonite - to Jabba the Hutt. Despite this popularity, Fett suffered what most consider to be a poor, almost slapstick end in Return of the Jedi. When George Lucas was working on the prequel trilogy he took opportunity