The Mandalorian lands Timothy Olyphant for the second season!
The cast of the Star Wars spin-off series, The Mandalorian, from Disney + is growing up with another Hollywood gunslinger in the form of Justified and Once Upon a Time in Hollywood star, Timothy Olyphant, according to The Hollywood reporter.
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Although it is currently unclear whether Olyphant should play a new character in the Star Wars universe or take on the mantle of a fan favorite character, sources confirmed that the 51-year-old Emmy contender will appear in the super secret second season of the series starring Pedro Pascal .
Recent revelations from the second season of The Mandalorian revealed that Temuera Morrison (Aquaman) returns as Boba Fett, Katee Sackhoff as The Clone Wars' Bo-Katan in live action form and will have the Jedi debut live Padawan became Rebel Alliance spy master Ahsoka Tano with Rosario Dawson (Zombieland: Double Tap) in talks to play the fan-favorite character, although the star has recently confirmed that the deal is not yet closed.
In addition to Boba Fett's announcement joining the character list, several directors recently confirmed their involvement in the new season, including Robert Rodriguez (Alita: Battle Angel) and Ant-Man franchise director Peyton Reed, who joined what already includes the returns of Rick Famuyiwa (Narcotics), Dave Filoni, Carl Weathers and Jon Favreau (The Lion King).
After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior appears in the Star Wars universe. Mandalorian is defined after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We followed the work of a lone gunman at the edge of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.
Pascal (Kingsman: The Golden Circle) stars as a single Mandalorian sniper in the far reaches of the galaxy and joins Gina Carano (Deadpool), who plays Cara Dune, a former Shock Rebel Rebel, having trouble reintegrating into society. ; and Carl Weathers as Greef, a man who leads a bounty hunter guild that hires the Mandalorian for a specific job.
The series also features Giancarlo Esposito (Breaking Bad), Emily Swallow (Supernatural), Carl Weathers (Predator), Omid Abtahi (American Gods), Werner Herzog (Grizzly Man) and Nick Nolte (Affliction).
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Favreau serves as executive producer and showrunner for the series. Among the directors of the first season, Dave Filoni (Star Wars: Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels), who led the first episode, in addition to Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope). ), Bryce Dallas Howard (unique companions) and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok), who also gave voice to the bounty hunter IG-88 in the series.
Mandalorian is produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist will serve as an executive co-producer.