Stars Wars TV show, The Mandalorian, weaves magic with VR and video game technology

A still from The Mandalorian starring Pedro Pascal. PHOTO: DISNEY
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LOS ANGELES - When the billion-dollar Star Wars franchise decides to spin off its first-ever live action television series, it is bound to be major Hollywood news.

And so it is almost a rhetorical question when the cast and directors of The Mandalorian, which is streaming on the Disney+ service in Singapore, are asked when they first knew the now-popular series was a big deal.

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