Ming-Na Wen and Temuera Morrison, who play Fennec Shand and Boba Fett, talk about The Streets of Mos Espa, the third episode of The Book of Boba Fett.
After being announced by surprise at the end of the final season of The Mandalorian, boba fett book finally premiered in Disney Plus last December 29. The series is broadcasting a new episode every Wednesday, the last one to arrive on the platform was chapter number 3, entitled The streets of Mos Espa.
East third episode of The Book of Boba Fett brought with it some negative criticism regarding the Sand People. We recommend you not to continue reading from this point if you have not seen The Boba Fett Book because there are spoilers about the series.
After having made an interesting effort to present the Tusken bandits – or sand dwellers – as believable characters, their tragic and abrupt ending did not please critics. Ming Na Wen, the actress who gives life to Fennec Shand in the series, he has spoken out on the fate of the Tusken through The Hollywood Reporter.
“We knew very little about the tuskens Y [la serie] It really gave them an amazing background…Wen explained. “I think all those elements really enrich the Tuskens…”
Wen went on to detail one of the traditions of the sand dwellers consisting of setting fire to the bodies of the dead: “was part of starwars, with A new hope, whether they are Jawas, when they were attacked, there is this ceremonious wish in tatooine to burn the bodies instead of leaving them lying in the open in the desert”.
For her part, Temuera Morrison, who plays boba fett, wanted to position himself in favor of the controversial aspect of the teenage biker gang from Mos Espa, which has been compared to that of the power Rangers or the Spy Kids: “Some of these things are out of our control.”
“We can’t say as performers, ‘We don’t want to work with these people, that’s not good enough’… They brought a lot of meaning to it, I thought… they were great, they were working hard.“, he concluded Temuera Morrison.