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Gina Carano Will Star in 'Star Wars' Series 'The Mandalorian'

Gina Carano has joined the cast of the upcoming Star Wars series The Mandalorian!

The 36-year-old Deadpool actress and former MMA fighter is in final negotiations to star in the Disney+ streaming service’s new series, Deadline reports.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Gina Carano

The Mandalorian, executive produced by Jon Favreau and Lucasfilm, “chronicles the lone-wolf odyssey of a character who hails from the planet Mandalore,” aka “the home world of the notorious bounty hunter Boba Fett and Jango Fett.”

Gina‘s role is not yet known.

Jon has said that the series will take place “after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. It will follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.”

The first episode will be directed by Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars). Taika Waititi, Rick Famuyiwa, Deborah Chow, and Bryce Dallas Howard will also direct.

Chris Evans & Scarlett Johansson Celebrate 'Avengers: Infinity War' Director Joe Russo's New L.A. Restaurant!

Chris Evans flashes a smile while attending the star studded grand opening of Simone in the Arts District on Saturday (September 15) in Los Angeles.

The 37-year-old actor was joined by his Avengers co-stars Scarlett Johansson and Don Cheadle, as well as former Community co-stars Gillian Jacobs, Joel McHale and Yvette Nicole Brown as they all celebrated Simone, the new restaurant from Avengers: Infinity War director Joe Russo and James Beard-winning chef Jessica Largey.

Also in attendance to show their support was Taika Waititi, Don‘s wife Bridgid Coulter, Marisa Tomei, Modern Family‘s Julie Bowen and Jon Favreau, who helped produce The Avengers and its 2015 sequel, Avengers: Age of Ultron.

The restaurant — which will officially open to the public on Thursday, Sept. 20 — aims to create a relaxed atmosphere while offering guests produce-driven California meals with eclectic flavors.

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Alden Ehrenreich & Donald Glover Look So Handsome at 'Solo: A Star Wars Story' Premiere!

Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover are two studs at the Solo: A Star Wars Store premiere!

The co-stars looked handsome in bright colored suits as they hit the red carpet for the premiere of their new movie on Thursday night (May 1) at the El Capitan Theatre in Los Angeles.

PHOTOS: Check out the latest pics of Alden Ehrenreich

Joining Alden and Donald at the premiere were their co-stars Paul Bettany, Woody Harrelson, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo (who plays Chewbacca!), and Jon Favreau.

Also hitting the red carpet was the movie’s director Ron Howard and Star Wars creator George Lucas.

Solo: A Star Wars Story
hits theaters on May 25.

FYI: Phoebe is wearing an Adam Lippes dress, Gianvito Rossi heels, and Bina Goenka jewelry.

15+ pictures inside of the actors stepping out for premiere…More Here! »

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Jennifer Aniston & Reese Witherspoon Arrive for Gwyneth Paltrow's Big Event!

Jennifer Aniston wears what appears to be a wrist brace to Gwyneth Paltrow and Brad Falchuk‘s black tie event on Saturday (April 14) in Los Angeles.

Also seen arriving to the event were Reese Witherspoon with husband Jim Toth, Chelsea Handler, Rashida Jones, Rob Lowe with with Sheryl Berkoff, director Jon Favreau, Lake Bell with husband Scott Campbell, actor Chris O’Donnell, jewelry designer Jennifer Meyer, and more.

Rumors have been swirling that the event last night was actually Gwyneth and Brad‘s rehearsal dinner or engagement dinner!

If you don’t know, Jennifer and Reese are co-starring in a new show about two morning show hosts! The show was picked up by Apple with a straight-to-series, two-season order for 20 episodes total.

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'Star Wars' Live Action Series In the Works From Jon Favreau!

Jon Favreau is set to executive produce and write a live action Star Wars series!

“If you told me at 11 years old that I would be getting to tell stories in the Star Wars universe, I wouldn’t have believed you. I can’t wait to embark upon this exciting adventure,” Jon said in a statement about the opportunity.

“I couldn’t be more excited about Jon coming on board to produce and write for the new direct-to-consumer platform,” Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy added. “Jon brings the perfect mix of producing and writing talent, combined with a fluency in the Star Wars universe. This series will allow Jon the chance to work with a diverse group of writers and directors and give Lucasfilm the opportunity to build a robust talent base.”

The series will debut on Disney’s new direct-to-consumer platform, and does not yet have a title or a release date. Stay tuned!