Posted on Tuesday, June 29th, 2021 by Ethan Anderton
Bounty hunter Boba Fett returned to the Star Wars universe in a big way thanks to the second season of The Mandalorian last year. Though the character already had a rich history thanks to the stories that are now being relegated to Star Wars Legends, the new Star Wars canon established by Lucasfilm in 2014 after Disney purchased the company wipes the slate clean. Now those in charge of Star Wars have freedom to take Boba Fett in new directions, and that could include giving his ship a new name.
Even though it’s never been named out loud in the movies, Boba Fett’s ship has always been known as Slave I. However, The Walt Disney Company has now reportedly asked that the vehicle merely be labeled as Boba Fett’s Starship on toys and other merchandise that might reference it. But what does this mean for the name of Boba Fett’s ship in the Star Wars universe, and is ignoring it, or possibly changing it, the right move? Read More »