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Giancarlo Esposito & Carl Weathers Join Cast of 'Star Wars' Spin-Off 'The Mandalorian'!

Giancarlo Esposito & Carl Weathers Join Cast of 'Star Wars' Spin-Off 'The Mandalorian'!

Giancarlo Esposito and Carl Weathers are joining The Mandalorian!

The Breaking Bad actor and the Rocky star are both attached to the upcoming live-action Star Wars series being made for Disney’s streaming service Disney+, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed on Wednesday (December 12).

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Supernatural actress Emily Swallow and American Gods star Omid Abtahi are also joining the cast, which includes previously announced stars like Pedro Pascal, Nick Nolte and Gina Carano.

Here’s a plot summary: 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 series is set to take place five years after the events of Return of the Jedi.

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