Variety reports that actress Gina Carano has joined the casts of Star Wars TV Series “The Mandalorian”
Gina Carano will joins the leading actor Pedro Pascal. Carano’s role in the series remains under wraps.
With Jon Favreau as the executive produser, “The Mandalorian” will set in the time period between “Return of the Jedi” and “The Force Awakens,” follows a Boba Fett-like character, described as “a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic…” In “Star Wars” lore, Mandalorians made the iconic armor that bounty hunter Boba Fett, and his “father” Jango Fett (he was technically an unaltered clone of Jango) wore in the films.
Gina Carano known for her role in superhero film “Deadpool’, “Fast and Furious 6” and “Haywire”. Carano was formerly a mixed martial artist as well.
“The Mandalorian” will air on Disney’s upcoming streaming service Disney+ that is expected to launch toward the end of 2019.