The original "Star Wars" was the first film to successfully market an affiliated toy line, leading to an industry now worth billions. "The Mandalorian," Disney +'s hit series set in that universe, is continuing the trend with Hasbro's reproduction of the titular character's fork-pronged rifle.
...I wonder if they'll modify the design to match the events of last week's episode. If so, I imagine it will come in a much smaller box. Which reminds me of my favorite never-actually-made Star Wars toy of all time:
Mando's rifle rings in at $120 and is available for pre-order now--though it won't start shipping until October of 2021. "This is the Wait."