The Star Wars universe expanded in new and exciting ways late last year with the premiere of The Mandalorian. The first live-action series set within the franchise boasts a stellar cast and crew with big-name actors and directors helping bring the story to life. As first reported in THR’s Heat Vision Newsletter, Timothy Olyphant will join the cast during the upcoming second season.
Per the initial report, the manner of Olyphant’s role remains a mystery. However, the western setting will be a familiar environment for the Justified star. Additionally, the actor is known for his roles in films like, Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Live Free or Die Hard, and Hitman. Moreover, Olyphant has stretched his acting muscles in memorable comedic roles in TV shows like The Office, The Good Place, and The Mindy Project.
Recently, season two of The Mandalorian has begun taking shape in the form of various news and rumors. Over the last week, iconic characters like Boba Fett, Sabine Wren, and Bo-Katan have been rumored to play a role in the upcoming series. Furthermore, Disney CEO Bob Chapek confirms season two of The Mandalorian will release on Disney+ on time.
Season two of The Mandalorian is shaping up to be rather ambitious. For example, series star Giancarlo Esposito recently teased some major Lightsaber action in season two. Moreover, Daredevil star Rosario Dawson will appear as the fan-favorite character from the Star Wars animated series The Clone Wars and Rebels Ahsoka Tano. Additionally, WWE Superstar Sasha Banks and the legendary Jamie Lee Curtis will reportedly appear in the upcoming season as well.
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The Mandalorian Season 1 is currently streaming on Disney+. The series stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Carl Weathers, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte.
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