IG-88 Teased for STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN

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The cult-favorite bounty hunter droig IG-88 made a surprise appearance on Star Wars: The Mandalorian showrunner Jon Favreau's Instagram page, leading some to believe it was a tease for the character's appearance in the upcoming Disney+ television series. Take a look:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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This IG-88 model appears in front of a greenscreen, leading some to believe they were using the physical prop has part of some special effects-laden scenes.

IG-88 debuted in 1980's Empire Strikes Back as one of the other bounty hunters hired alongside Boba Fett.

Lucasfilm has not announced a release date for The Mandalorian, although Disney+ is scheduled to launch in late 2019.

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