- Category: Coming Soon
- Published: Thursday, 13 December 2018 08:38
Disney and Lucasfilm announced Wednesday Pedro Pascal ("Narcos") will be "The Mandalorian" in Disney's upcoming Star Wars live-action series and the full cast has also been revealed. See the names attached to the new series.
Currently in production, Jon Favreau is writing and executive producing Disney's first-ever STAR WARS live-action series, "The Mandalorian."
Pedro Pascal (Narcos) has been cast in the title role as a lone Mandalorian gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy. He is joined by Gina Carano (DEADPOOL), Giancarlo Esposito ("Breaking Bad"), Emily Swallow ("Supernatural"), Carl Weathers (PREDATOR), Omid Abtahi ("American Gods"), Werner Herzog (GRIZZLY MAN) and Nick Nolte (AFFLICTION).
Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels) directing the first episode and serving as executive producer alongside Kathleen Kennedy and Colin Wilson. Additional episodic directors include Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok).
The highly anticipated series will be exclusive to Disney+, The Walt Disney Company’s upcoming direct-to-consumer streaming service, which is set to launch in the U.S. in late 2019.
Go to StarWars.com for more updates.