- The “Star Wars” creator George Lucas and Baby Yoda finally met.
- The “Mandalorian” creator Jon Favreau shared a photo of the pair on Twitter.
- Fans are going crazy for the photo, even saying they feel they are “witnessing something blessed.”
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— Jon Favreau (@Jon_Favreau) January 17, 2020
Fans were very excited for this image, with Favreau’s tweet hitting more than 300,000 likes and almost 60,000 retweets in under eight hours. One fan called it a “blessed image,” while another suggested the Sistine Chapel could do with a repaint following this photo.
Extremely blessed image passing by your timeline https://t.co/ydwu4QDasZ
— Davi Brantes (@BrantesDavi) January 17, 2020
This really feels like I’m witnessing something blessed, repaint the Sistine chapel with this image pls
— Ant-Cam | #KangIsHere (@planetcameron) January 17, 2020
Fans used the opportunity to get in some classic references prequel memes, too, as Baby Yoda and “The Mandalorian” continue to unite the “Star Wars” fan base.
"Always two, there are. A master, and an apprentice." https://t.co/7xIC0TmJzv
— Austen Alvarez-Bundy (@AustenBundyDC) January 17, 2020
— AJ Gersh (@AJGershTV) January 17, 2020
"no, *I* am your father" https://t.co/osXhNVVjQP
— Dave Itzkoff (@ditzkoff) January 17, 2020
Favreau knows Baby Yoda’s real name and origin, which were not revealed in season one of “The Mandalorian,” but with the director/writer/producer confirming a season two is on the way for fall 2020, we may learn more this year.
This is truly amazing because he looks as if he was looking at his new born child. This photo is legendary. https://t.co/FScmqu3baF
— JMartyr Haa (@JayM_PourBaby) January 17, 2020
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