The red carpet Hollywood premiere for “The Book of Boba Fett” has been delayed due to Covid concerns over the Omicron variant. The event was originally supposed to take place on January 4 at the El Capitan Theatre and has now been pushed back to February 8, 2022.
The Star Wars spinoff show premieres on Disney+ on Wednesday, December 29th, with new episodes arriving every Wednesday through February 9, 2022. The delayed premiere will reportedly celebrate the season finale instead.
Stars that were expected to attend the event were Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Robert Rodriguez, Kathleen Kennedy and Ming-Na Wen, with more to be announced in the future.
“The Book of Boba Fett,” a thrilling Star Wars adventure teased in a surprise end-credit sequence following the Season 2 finale of “The Mandalorian,” finds legendary bounty hunter Boba Fett and mercenary Fennec Shand navigating the galaxy’s underworld when they return to the sands of Tatooine to stake their claim on the territory once ruled by Jabba the Hutt and his crime syndicate.
“The Book of Boba Fett” stars Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen. Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Robert Rodriguez, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson are the executive producers. Karen Gilchrist and Carrie Beck serve as co-executive producers, with John Bartnicki producing and John Hampian as co-producer.
You can watch a teaser for the series below: