Nick Nolte has joined the cast of Lucasfilm’s first-ever Star Wars live-action television series, The Mandalorian.
Character details remain under wraps. Nolte joins Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano in the series which is set to debut exclusively on Disney’s upcoming streaming service Disney+. Plot details for The Mandalorian are under lock and key however the series is confirmed to take place six years after Return of the Jedi and will explore the Star Wars timeline between the original and sequel trilogies.
The Mandalorian has been written by Jon Favreau, who serves as an executive producer alongside Star Wars Rebels creator Dave Filoni, Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy, and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist serves as co-executive producer.
Production on the series is currently underway. Dave Filoni is directing the first episode of the series with additional episodes will be helmed by Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi, Jurassic World star Bryce Dallas Howard, Dope director Rick Famuyiwa, and Jessica Jones director Deborah Chow.
In addition to The Mandalorian, Diego Luna is set to reprise his role as Cassian Andor in a new live-action Star Wars series which will follow the Rebel spy working as an intelligence operative during the formative years of the Rebel Alliance before the events of Rogue One.
Here’s the official synopsis for The Mandalorian:
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 is expected to launch by the end of 2019, Production on the Cassian Andor series will likely not begin until sometime next year after Luna has finished his work on the second season of Narcos: Mexico.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the Star Wars franchise as we learn it.
Captain Marvel Art Offers Look At Red Suit With Helmet
Previews World has unveiled official Captain Marvel promotional artwork that offers a first look at Brie Larson's Carol Danvers in her iconic costume with a helmet.
Captain Marvel will make her Marvel Cinematic Universe debut in roughly four months and it appears the titular heroine will don more than one version of her costume in her highly-anticipated standalone film. Now, recently unveiled framed art prints offer fans their first look at Carol Danvers in her red costume and helmet.
You can check out first photo below and click "Next" to see the rest of the gallery!
The framed art prints will be available on February 27, 2019. Here's the official synopsis for the upcoming Marvel Studios movie:
Based on the Marvel comic character first appearing in 1968, the story follows Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe’s most powerful heroes when Earth is caught in the middle of a galactic war between two alien races. Set in the 1990s, “Captain Marvel” is an all-new adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
Directed by Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck, Captain Marvel stars Brie Larson, Samuel L. Jackson, Ben Mendelsohn, Djimon Hounsou, Lee Pace, Lashana Lynch, Gemma Chan, Algenis Perez Soto, Rune Temte, McKenna Grace, Clark Gregg, and Jude Law.
Captain Marvel will be released in theaters on March 8, 2019. Stay tuned for the latest news regarding Brie Larson's Carol Danvers and the rest of the Marvel Cinematic Universe1
Source: Previews World