Who Is Cobb Vanth? Mandalorian Season 2’s Boba Fett Sheriff Explained

Timothy Olyphant is accounted for to join The Mandalorian season 2 as Cobb Vanth, a current Star Wars character. Who is this new sherrif?

Who is Cobb Vanth, the strange character Timothy Olyphant will purportedly be depicting in The Mandalorian season 2? After an amazingly generally welcomed debut on Disney+, The Mandalorian season 2 will include a large group of new players to the board, some of whom Star Wars fans are now acquainted with. Rosario Dawson will play live-activity Ahsoka Tano, while Katee Sackhoff has been given a role as Bo-Katan Kryze. The two characters recently showed up in Star Wars’ energized creations. The new augmentations to The Mandalorian season 2 go on, with Temuera Morrison, broadly known for playing Jango Fett in the Star Wars prequel set of three, coming back to the establishment as his on-screen child, Boba.


Consolidate that with the continuous riddles of Mandalore, Baby Yoda and the Darksaber, and there’s unquestionably no lack of material for The Mandalorian season 2 to dig into. In any case, another current Star Wars character, but an essentially less conspicuous one, has been added to the ever-growing cast. As of late revealed, Timothy Olyphant (Scream 2, Deadwood) is relied upon to play Cobb Vanth when The Mandalorian returns, however he’ll as far as anyone knows be wearing Boba Fett’s famous protective layer at the same time. While many Star Wars fans likely have a smart thought of who Ahsoka and Bo-Katan are, the equivalent can’t be said for Cobb Vanth.

Vanth is yet to show up on-screen in the Star Wars establishment, rather including in the Aftermath books by Chuck Wendig. Outcome has increased more extensive fame since the arrival of The Rise of Skywalker, as the story straightforwardly sets up Palpatine’s “plan B” and his future restoration, giving undeniably more data than the film itself. Cobb Vanth is a human and previous slave on the planet Tatooine. Some way or another, Vanth had the option to get away from his life of subjugation and later volunteered to secure other guiltless residents when the demise of Jabba the Hutt freed his planet up to all way of obscure lawbreakers. Vanth watches a Tatooine settlement called Freetown, fighting off rubbish and villainy, and does so on account of a lot of Mandalorian defensive layer he obtained from a foe coop. This covering is said to have been rummaged by Jawas from the disaster area of Jabba’s canal boat, which is the place Boba Fett was most recently seen being entertainingly thumped into the Sarlacc pit, vigorously suggesting that Vanth is currently utilizing Fett’s celebrated getup to ensure, as opposed to execute.

Vanth doesn’t walk alone as he continued looking for opportunity and agreement on Tatooine. In addition to the fact that he works with the Tusken Raiders, Vanth likewise takes in a youthful Hutt and recruits one of Jabba’s old representatives (Malakili, the topless person crying over the dead Rancor) as the Huttlet’s tutor. In the event that Vanth is the sheriff of Freetown, at that point his representative is Issa-Or, a Twi’lek who may likewise include in The Mandalorian season 2. As a vigilante, Cobb Vanth is principled and moral, however isn’t past a strong portion of brutality or underhand strategies. This is appeared by they way he acquires Boba’s reinforcement in any case, and when he distorts Lorgan Movellan after previously crushing the lowlife.

Cobb Vanth’s quality in The Mandalorian season 2 would open up some fascinating opportunities for the arrangement. Many accepted the figure seen strolling towards Ming-Na Wen’s Fennec Shand in season 1 was Boba Fett, however on the off chance that Vanth has Fett’s covering, he might’ve been the one protecting the fallen abundance tracker. Helping somebody positively fits more with Vanth’s character than Boba’s. What’s more, I don’t get this’ meaning for Temuera Morrison and the real Boba Fett? Will the popular crumbling expert be hoping to recover his protective layer, or would he say he is somewhere else attempting to carry on with a calmer life after the fall of the Empire?

Maybe the most squeezing question, in any case, is the means by which Cobb Vanth fits into the focal story of Din Djarin in The Mandalorian. It’s conceivable that Mando could return to Tatooine in season 2, getting entrapped in the destinies of Vanth and Fett. Or on the other hand perhaps the nearness of another baffling do-gooder in Mandalorian protection provokes Djarin’s curiosity, inciting him and Baby Yoda to research further. In either case, Cobb Vanth is unquestionably an intriguing expansion to The Mandalorian’s subsequent season, and demonstrates Boba Fett’s story probably won’t be as unsurprising as first expected.