The Mandalorian (Disney+) – Chapter One – The Wonderful World of Heroes and Droids Episode 1

Join award-winning filmmaker Christopher G. Moore and John (Doc Rotten) Slattery along with new crew member Chris Slattery as they discuss the original scripted series, new documentaries, and theatrical films headed to the new streaming service Disney Plus. Introducing Gruesome Magazine’s newest podcast, The Wonderful World of Heroes and Droids.

Up first for the trio is reviewing the first episode of THE MANDALORIAN, the first live-action Star Wars TV series. Simply titled Chapter One, the debut episode introduces the Mandalorian (Pedro Pascal) with no name as the lone gunman bounty hunter who takes on a new bounty from the Client (Werner Herzog). The identity of the target may very well change the course of his destiny.

THE MANDALORIAN Season 1 Episode 1

A Mandalorian bounty hunter tracks a target for a well-paying client.

  • Title: Chapter One
  • Director: Dave Filoni
  • Writer: Jon Favreau
  • Cast:
    • Pedro Pascal … The Mandalorian
    • Carl Weathers … Greef Carga
    • Werner Herzog … The Client
    • Omid Abtahi … Dr. Pershing
    • Nick Nolte … Kuill
    • Ryan Watson … Beta Trawler
    • Christopher Bartlett … Ferryman
    • Brian Posehn … Speeder Pilot
    • Emily Swallow … The Armorer

Doc Rotten
Editor-In-Chief / Founder / Podcast Producer at Horror News Radio
Doc Rotten is the founder of Gruesome Magazine. He is also a film critic for Gruesome Magazine and the podcast host & producer for Horror News Radio, Monster Movie Podcast, Decades of Horror: 1970s, The American Horror Story Fan Podcast and Hannibal Fan Podcast. He is also co-host of the Dracula podcast on TV TALK and is a contributing reviewer for HorrorNews.Net and Widescreen Warrior.

Doc a lifelong fan of horror films, sci-fi flicks and monster movies first discovering Universal Monsters and Planet of the Apes as a young child in the 1970's searching out every issue of Famous Monster of Filmland (and, later, Fangoria). Favorite films include Jaws, The Car, The Birds, The Tingler, Vampire Circus and The Exorcist. Still a huge fan of horror films from the 70s, Doc continues consuming horror films to this day for the site, for the podcasts and for the fun of it all.