‘The Mandalorian’ Has Many Talking Campbell

Disney’s new Star Wars series, The Mandalorian, has many analyzing the show and bringing up one of Star Wars creator George Lucas’s key sources in creating the original films — Joseph Campbell. Jon Favreau, creator of  The Mandalorian, has been vocal about Campbell’s influence on the series and his own work. Here are just a few places around the web where Campbell has been mentioned in connection with the show and the broader landscape of Star Wars.

Jon Favreau on Star Wars and The Mandalorian: “Through Stories, We Express Our Values to the Next Generation”

‘The Mandalorian’ Creators on the Weekly Release, Choosing Directors, and the ‘Star Wars’ Holiday Special

Star Wars: The Mandalorian Star Says the Show Explores the “Center” of the Difference Between Good and Evil

Star Wars: 10 Cool Ways Mythology & Religion Inspired The Franchise

Behind the Force: Philosophy prof. can talk about mythological foundations of “Star Wars,” depiction of “good vs. evil”

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From Collider on December 11, 2019