We’ve been looking forward to upcoming Star Wars spinoff The Mandalorian ever since the first teaser image was revealed and Iron Man and upcoming The Lion King director Jon Favreau was confirmed to be helming the project. Now that we have official word on who will be comprising the cast alongside Game of Thrones‘ and Narcos‘ star Pedro Pascal, we’re even more hype.
Per the official Star Wars website:
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).
Talk about a star-studded cast. Disney’s first ever live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian will be written and excutive produced by Jon Favreau and launch exclusively on The Walt Disney Company’s streaming service Disney+ in late 2019.