Book of Boba Fett: Temuera Morrison On Making the ‘Claustrophobic’ And 'Painful' Sarlacc Pit Scene

Ever since Han Solo despatched Boba Fett tumbling into the stomach of Sarlacc in Return of the Jedi, Star Wars followers have puzzled over whether or not the notorious bounty survived his time within the stomach of the beast.

The Mandalorian confirmed that, sure, Boba Fett is certainly alive, and its follow-up gives extra particulars on how he escaped. In episode 1, we see Fett trapped within the Sarlacc's abdomen, the place he makes canny use of a Stormtrooper's respirator and his flamethrower to flee.

Speaking about making the scene, actor Temuera Morrison described it as "claustrophobic."

"I keep in mind the slime, and I keep in mind not respiration too good in there, and so they had all these individuals shifting these items round me… It was very painful, truly," Morrison stated.

Within the following scene, Fett bursts forth from the sand — a second apparently predicted by Patton Oswalt in a memorable Parks and Recreation scene. It's supposed to replicate Boba Fett's rebirth, Morrison says, because the bounty hunter emerges into the cruel desert shorn of his acquainted weapons and armor.

"It was good to have that as a low level for one thing to develop from and flourish into one thing else and making an attempt to get himself again collectively once more," Morrison says. "So it's about Boba's re-rising once more, popping out of the sand, reemerging."

E book of Boba Fett is presently in the course of its seven-episode run, with the third episode releasing earlier right now. In our evaluation of the primary episode, we known as it a "robust however restrained opening to this new Star Wars spin-off" with some "selection flashbacks that set up Boba Fett"

We additionally talked to Morrison's co-star, Ming-Na Wen, who performs the mysterious Fennec Shand. Within the interview, Shand talks about how Avenue Fighter ready her for roles in Brokers of SHIELD and now E book of Boba Fett.

E book of Boba Fett is streaming by means of February on Disney+.

Kat Bailey is a Senior Information Editor at IGN

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