Now this is rather cool news but according to THR Gina Carano has joined Pedro Pascal in the live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian.
The series will debut on Disney’s streaming service Disney+, which is set to bow next year.
Jon Favreau wrote the series and is executive producing along with Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson and Dave Filoni. Filoni will also direct episodes, along with Taika Waititi, Bryce Dallas Howard, Rick Famuyiwa and Deborah Chow.
Character details are buried deep in the desert wastes of Tatooine, but the company’s synopsis is thus: “After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.”
I haven’t loved the recent Star Wars movies so hopefully this new series might redeem it; hopefully we can expect some innovative action scenes.