The Mandalorian has added Timothy Olyphant of Deadwood and Justified fame to the cast of its upcoming second season.
Over the past few months, more news regarding the cast of The Mandalorian‘s second season slowly been revealed. The Terminator star, Michael Biehn, was revealed to be joining the show’s roster earlier this year. Temuera Morrison is joining the cast as Boba Fett and there are reports that Rosario Dawson will be playing Ahsoka Tano. But now the second season of The Mandalorian has added one more to its roster.
Earlier today, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Timothy Olyphant had been added to the show’s upcoming second season. Olyphant is a veteran of western-style television, having played the lead in the HBO show Deadwood and the FX series, Justified. Now it appears that the actor will be adding a space western to his resume. It is currently unknown what role he will be playing in The Mandalorian.
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Here is 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 stars Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Werner Herzog, and Nick Nolte. The Star Wars series was written by Jon Favreau, who also serves as an executive producer alongside Dave Filoni, Kathleen Kennedy, and Colin Wilson. Karen Gilchrist is also on board as a co-executive producer.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter