Dave Filoni, an executive producer for the series, called the Grogu character a "slam dunk" in an interview with Vanity Fair.
Lucasfilm boss Kathleen Kennedy unveiled the "road map" for future projects, including a new Taika Waititi film and a series from director Jon Watts.
They scored markedly better on one topic.
The Obi-Wan Kenobi actor says it's fun until someone else notices.
The upcoming Disney+ series, which reunites McGregor with Hayden Christensen, finds the Jedi master on the run from the Empire.
Dave Filoni, an executive producer of "The Mandalorian," says the Star Wars creator wanted just one thing addressed for little Grogu.
“I knew that would be the reaction and I didn’t care,” the "Late Show" host said.
"Yes Covid put a strain on our friendship, but we are all good," the "Don't Look Up" star wrote.
The "Star Wars" star says he did Comic-Con once -- and he won't be going back.
Hamill compared the event to the worst "Star Wars" moment of all time.