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Could Michael Fassbender Play Boba Fett in the STAR WARS Spin-Off?

There’s a juicy rumor out there folks, one juicier than perhaps any Star Wars rumor in recent memory. I’m serious. This thing is Juicy with a capital J!

So join guest-host Dan Casey on today’s Nerdist News as he delves into the rumored plot of the 2016 Star Wars spin-off, inspects rumors that Michael Fassbender could be leading the flick as none other than Boba Fett, and pitches three likelier candidates for the role of everyone’s favorite Mandalorian. Here’s a hint: one of them would be absolutely Raid-diculous! Sorry.

Thanks for tuning in to today’s show, check out Dan’s top picks to replace Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg in Suicide Squad, and let us know in the comments below who you’d like to see as Boba Fett!

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  1. chris says:

    1 boba feet’s name can’t get passed2 he got of of the pit so yea look it up3 jeremy just did the suns nothing else no voice or anything lol so and one can play boba under the helmet 

  2. Scotty says:

    Temuera Morrison. Seriously. He IS Fett. There are plenty of Clones he could pass this to.

    • Teal says:

      He is Fett?? God you make my head hurt. Jeremy Bulloch Is Fett. The one and only Fett before those stupid prequels fucked everything up . 

  3. Shinn says:

    Boba Fett is a person, not a title that can be passed on.
    I do like the idea of someone using the armor to impersonate him though.

    None of your choices were Maori. If the idea that it may be someone else in the armor is floated or alluded to, you’d help avoid any issues which may arise from recasting his race.

    Personally I think Cliff Curtis would be a great choice for this role.

  4. Nathan Foley says:

    Based on his performance in Frank, I think he could really bring something to the role. He can communicate a lot without the use of his face.

  5. A) Fuck you and your puns you unfunny fuck. Nerdist hires the unfunniest hosts for this show.
    B) Poor Temuera Morrison, no body even considers him.

  6. agirlyman says:

    Damn you Ben Casey!   Where is my Chobot?!?!?  Day Officially Ruined.

  7. Michael Sacal says:

    Temuera Morrison should play Bobba. There’s no need to recast him.

  8. Sarah says:

    I want the Red Viper!! That would be so badass! That actor and character were AMAZING. I’m totally okay with Boba Fett spinoff, because he didn’t die in the sarlac pit. He climbed back out. But even then, it could be over his life after Obi-wan killed his dad up until he started working for Jabba and hunting down Solo. PLEASE have it be the Red Viper!

  9. Kevin says:

    I don’t think that Boba Fett should be a title given to everyone who wears the helmet, but maybe Fett could be. Boba is his actual name so it would be stupid to pass it on to the next bounty hunter. But like they call knight’s “Sir”, judges “honourable”, and monks “Brother”, bounty hunters who wear that helmet could be ____ Fett. 

    • Daniel says:

      Something like that already exists, at least in the now-defunct EU.  Boba Fett eventually took on the moniker of Mandalore, which was a title used by a number of those that were effectively considered the chieftain of the Mandalorian warriors.  I have to agree with you; it’d be nice if they went the Mandalore route instead of “anyone in Mandalorian armor is now Boba Fett”.