Pedro Pascal to Lead Star Wars’ The Mandalorian Series

Pedro Pascal to Lead Star Wars' The Mandalorian Series

Pedro Pascal to lead Star Wars’ The Mandalorian series

Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones, Narcos) will be taking on the lead role of Jon Favreau’s live-action Star Wars series The Mandalorian, Variety has confirmed. The series will premiere on Disney+, Disney’s upcoming streaming service.

Pascal is best known for his roles in HBO’s Game of Thrones as Oberyn Martell, and portraying Javier Peña in Netflix’s Narcos. His other credits include Kingsman: The Golden Circle, The Equalizer 2, and The Great Wall. Upcoming projects include If Beale Street Could Talk, Wonder Woman 1984, and Netflix’s Triple Frontier.

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Jon Favreau penned the series, and the directors for the show that have been officially announced include Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone WarsStar Wars Rebels) who will be directing the first episode. Additional episodes will be directed by  Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok). The Mandalorian will be executive produced by Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist will serve as co-executive producer.

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.

The 10-episode first season will reportedly have a combined budget of $100 million, making each episode worth $10 million. It has also been announced that Disney is currently developing multiple limited series featuring characters from the Marvel Cinematic Universe for their upcoming streaming service.

The Mandalorian does not yet have a release date but the Disney direct-to-consumer platform will launch in late 2019.

The Mandalorian

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