Director Jon Favreau is taking Star Wars fans behind the scenes of his hit spin-off show The Mandalorian in a new docuseries.

The eight-episode Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian will delve into different aspects of the TV show and feature interviews with the cast and crew, roundtable conversations, and never-before-seen footage.

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Favreau, who created the storyline and served as showrunner, will host the new series, which will debut on streaming service Disney+ on May 4 (2020), the date informally recognized worldwide as Star Wars Day, when devotees greet one another by uttering, “May the Fourth be with you” – a play on the famous line, “May the Force be with you”.

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In a statement, he says: “Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian is an opportunity for fans of the show to take a look inside and get to see a different perspective, and perhaps a greater understanding, of how this films came together and some of the incredibly talented contributors throughout Season 1.