Pedro Pascal, who won the hearts of many fans with his role as Joel in The Last of Usreturned to the screens of Disney Plus at the beginning of March. The Mandalorian premiered its third season where we will see Pascal give life to the bounty hunter Din Djarin who will return accompanied by Grogu.
Despite the great expectations generated by this new season and the wide fan base that moves the world of Star Warsthe first three episodes of this season have presented low audience levels that concern the producers of Disney. Will this be the end of this charismatic duo? And it is that the specialized American medium The Wrap pointed out that the premiere of the first episode only registered 1.6 million viewers, 2% less than “The Book of Boba Fettfrom the same franchise.
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The comparison raises even more concern when a comparison is made with the first few episodes of other series, in case “Obi Wan Kenobi“There is a drop of up to 28% and if you compare it with one of the latest successes, in terms of Marvel series as it was”Loki“, The Mandalorian it had a viewership record 35% below.
It is believed that one of the reasons why the third season of The Mandalorian has lost its audience has been the decision from Disney Plus to start releasing one chapter per week, which for many people generates conflict and they wait for the entire season to be on the platform to be able to consume it ‘in one sitting’. Another reason may be the lack of ‘movies’Star Wars‘ that renew mythology: currently, all the series resort to the “already existing” to tell their stories.
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Does Disney ‘suffocate’ its viewers with a large number of series and movies?
One of the latest criticisms that have been generated against Disney and its production companies is the rate of distribution and production of content based on both Star Wars like in Marvel, which has generated a kind of fatigue on the part of the audience or a feeling of obligation to see all the new content of their favorite worlds. Only in 2022, disneyplus it released three new series and two special ones for the Marvel universe, while for Star Wars there were four.