I’ve been advising those who are happy over the casting of Pedro Pascal, to exhibit some caution, as Pedro may be just one of many leads, rather than the title character.
Now comes word that Gina Carano has joined the casting for The Mandalorian. The Hollywood Reporter tells us:
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.”
Pay particular note to how the official synopsis does not contain any “gender biased” pronouns.
Why is this relevant to my previous warnings?
Because Gina Carano is a former featherweight MMA fighter turned movie action star, who is known for her muscular phsyique.
It should also be noted here that THR stated that Pascal was “still in negotiations,” while also stating that Carano has “joined.”
So who was in the publicity still that was put out in early October? The one who is still in negotiations, or the one who has already joined?
Because Pedro Pascal is still in negotiations, as the Hollywood Reported:
Also, consider the following question. Lucasfilm has already annouced a series based on Cassian Andor. So what are the chances that today’s “gender equality” obsessed Lucasfilm would allow two live action series that both focus on a male lead?
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