Earlier this week, Lucasfilm finally confirmed that Game of Thrones and Narcos actor Pedro Pascal was cast as the titular lead in the upcoming Star Wars series The Mandalorian, which will be the first live-action series set in the galaxy far, far away and will be available exclusively on Disney+ along with other exciting content.
2018 has admittedly been a rough year for Star Wars following the polarizing fan reception to Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the disappointing box office performance of Solo: A Star Wars Story and the elephant in the room that is the toxic aspects of the fandom has made things a bit difficult for the franchise. But thankfully, 2019 is a whole new year and another incredible opportunity for it to grow.
The Mandalorian is already exciting fans with some of the numerous set photos surfacing online as well as some of the announced directors involved. In particular, Pedro Pascal is incredibly excited to bring the series to life. On his official Instagram, Pascal shared some artwork from Star Wars animation guru Dave Filoni of the Mandalorian himself:
Are you excited to see Pedro Pascal lead this upcoming series from Jon Favreau? Sound off in the comments below, and be sure to continue following Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news in the galaxy far, far away.
The Mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte.
Here is the synopsis for the series:
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 Mandalorian does not have an official release date, however, the series is expected to debut with Disney’s streaming service, Disney+, which is expected to launch by the end of 2019.
Here’s Every Hero Who Appears In The ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Trailer
Today, Marvel Studios released the first official trailer for Avengers: Endgame and revealed which heroes will likely be on hand for the re-match against Thanos.
Avengers: Infinity War united nearly every hero in the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the showdown with Thanos and after a decade of films that proved to be an extensive roster. However, the Marvel Studios epic concluded with Thanos succeeding in his mission to acquire the Infinity Stones and use their power to erase half of the universe’s population, with many of the aforementioned heroes being included among the casualties. Fortunately, the original Avengers teammates survived Thanos’ decimation and it appears they will be joined by a few the new heroes who debuted since the group initially formed when they head into the second showdown with Thanos.
Click “Next” to see a full list of heroes featured in the trailer!