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The Mandalorian & Boba Fett were like Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid, but Star Wars veteran Temuera Morrison has strong opinions on which was whhich

"We had this brotherly love going on."

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If you weren’t in the room for The Mandalorian panel at MCM London, you missed out on some great banter between the Star Wars actors. It felt like there was a tight bond between all of them, but the bond between Temuera Morrison, who played Boba Fett, and Din Djarin’s main body double, Brendan Wayne, ran a little bit deeper.

When asked by a member of the audience what his favorite scenes to film were, Temuera Morrison immediately answered that he loved filming any scene involving Brendan Wayne, which was most of Morrison’s scenes in Disney+'s The Mandalorian. “Well, my favorite scenes were always the scenes with my brother over there, Brendan. It reminded me of a movie – Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. We had this brotherly love going on.”

Morrison quickly clarified which role he played in that duo. “I think I was Butch Cassidy. Of course, I’m a little bit older than Brendan so I had to be Butch and you’re Sundance. Look, Brendan was such a wonderful supporter. He had already been in the outfit for some time before I turned up.”

We got the feeling that the scene where Boba Fett shows up in The Mandalorian is a personal favorite of Temuera’s since he went to great lengths to describe it for the fans. “I did turn up in quite spectacular fashion. You and Fennac Shand looked like you were in deep trouble. And then I turned up in this…” Temuera proceeded to mimic laser and rocket noises for a few seconds before concluding, “And I came to your rescue.”

While Temuera didn’t let Brendan Wayne tell the audience if he reciprocated his feelings on the subject, it is clear that, from Boba Fett’s point of view, the two are great friends.

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