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    People Are Universally Praising "The Mandalorian" Episode 3 And Its Director Deborah Chow

    Time to get even more excited for the Obi-Wan series!

    The Mandalorian is a really good show — that's just fact.

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    Seriously, if you didn't fall in love with Baby (not) Yoda from moment one there's something very wrong with you.

    But after "Chapter 3: The Sin" we can now say it's a really DAMN. GOOD. SHOW. And, frankly, that's all thanks to director Deborah Chow. Chow, who is no stranger to good television*, also happens to be the first woman to direct a live-action Star Wars production. And that's a BIG deal.

    Today, Deborah Chow is the first woman to ever direct a live action Star Wars with Chapter 3 of #TheMandalorian.

    *Chow's other directing credits include American Gods, The Man in the High Castle, Better Call Saul, Snowfall, Jessica Jones, and many more cool shows.

    'Cause, you know, it's only taken oh...42 years for a woman to get into that exclusive Star Wars director's chair.

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    She joins the short list of live-action directors including creator George Lucas, Irvin Kershner, Richard Marquand, J.J. Abrams, Ron Howard (replacing Phil Lord and Chris Miller for Solo), Gareth Edwards, Rian Johnson, and also Dave Filoni and Rick Famuyiwa, who directed the first two The Mandalorian episodes. (Famuyiwa, BTW, is also the first POC to direct a live-action Star Wars!)

    And fans are absolutely gushing over Chow's episode of The Mandalorian:

    Good morning to Deborah Chow and only Deborah Chow.

    Me, on more than one occasion: “Star Wars may never again be as good as ‘The Last Jedi,’ and honestly I’m okay with that.” Deborah Chow: “I accept your challenge.”

    Just go ahead and give Deborah Chow the director’s chair for any and all Star Wars projects going forward. Thx. #ThisIsTheWay #TheMandalorian #Chapter3

    And it immediately left fans excited about the fact that Chow is also going to be directing on the highly-anticipated Obi-Wan Kenobi series:

    If you watch Deborah Chow’s episode of #TheMandalorian and you’re not 100 - 200% more excited for #Kenobi than you were before you watched it, I’ll be amazed.

    Chapter 3 of #TheMandalorian was directed by Deborah Chow, who is helming the Obi-Wan series

    #TheMandalorian Chapter 3 was by far the best yet. My god I wasn’t expecting it to be *THAT* good. Deborah Chow will be so great for the #ObiWan series 🤩

    I’m still drying my tears after Chapter 3 of #TheMandalorian. Deborah Chow nailed it. I can’t wait to see what she does with #Kenobi.

    Seeing a lot of people praise The Mandalorian part 3 as the “Best episode yet!” Well that episode was directed by Deborah Chow, who is helming the Obi-Wan series.

    And even had some fans hoping she'll get to direct a film, too:

    After #TheMandalorian episode 3 you can go ahead and put DEBORAH CHOW on the top of every ‘who should direct the next #StarWars film’ list. “This is the way”

    Either way, it's clear the Force is strong with Chow!

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