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Gina Carano Is Included in Lucasfilm's Emmy Campaign For 'The Mandalorian' Despite Being Fired

Gina Carano is being pushed as a possible Emmy nominee from Lucasfilm for The Mandalorian, despite being fired earlier this year.

The 39-year-old actress starred as fan favorite Cara Dune for season two, however, she was fired from the series following various social media posts that compared many of the pandemic protocols to the Holocaust and more.

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Gina Carano Reveals She Found Out She Was Fired From 'The Mandalorian' on Social Media

Gina Carano just revealed that she learned she was fired from Disney+‘s The Mandalorian at the same time as everyone else – when the news broke and spread via social media.

If you missed the news, she was fired from the show last week after a social media post compared being a conservative in modern America to being Jewish in Nazi Germany.

Carano gave statements to New York Times writer Bari Weiss, which were then posted on the writer’s Substack page.

“Earlier on last year before The Mandalorian came out, they wanted me to use their exact wording for an apology over pronoun usage. I declined and offered a statement in my own words. I made clear I wanted nothing to do with mocking the transgender community, and was just drawing attention to the abuse of the mob in forcing people to put pronouns in their bio,” Gina said in a statement.

She continued, adding that Disney then said she would be excluded from all press for season two. “That was heart-breaking, but I didn’t want to take away from the hard work of everyone who worked on the project, so I said ok. That was the last time I was contacted about any type of public statement or apology from Lucasfilm. I found out through social media, like everyone else, that I had been fired.”

Find out which 12 other actors were fired from their television shows.

Disney+ Had Plans for Gina Carano 'Mandalorian' Spinoff, Scrapped Plans After November 2020 Tweets (Report)

Gina Carano was fired from Disney+‘s The Mandalorian this week after a social media post compared being a conservative in modern America to being Jewish in Nazi Germany.

But, according to a source who spoke with THR, they have wanted to fire her for two months after two specific tweets she sent out in November of 2020.

“They have been looking for a reason to fire her for two months, and today was the final straw,” a source with knowledge of the situation told THR.

First, after the 2020 Election, Gina tweeted about believing there was voter fraud in the election of President Joe Biden, which has been repeatedly debunked. She also tweeted an anti-mask sentiment in November of 2020. Masks are being used amid the Coronavirus pandemic to slow the spread and keep everyone as safe as possible amid a deadly virus.

THR added that Disney+ had actually planned to have her star in a spinoff series, portraying her fan favorite character, former Rebel Alliance soldier Cara Dune. The intention was to announce this spinoff in December of 2020, but plans were scrapped after she sent out those tweets weeks earlier.

Find out which 12 other actors were fired from their television shows.

Fans Want Lucy Lawless To Take Over Role of Cara Dune After Gina Carano's Firing

Hours after it was announced that Gina Carano would no longer be part of The Mandalorian and Star Wars franchise, fans have picked their favorite to take over her role – Lucy Lawless.

Carasynthia “Cara” Dune is a former Rebel shock trooper turned mercenary in the popular Disney+ series, who eventually becomes a marshal for the New Republic.

While Gina originated the part, fans on social media are adamant that Lucy would be an even better actor for the role.

Star Wars fans are also suggesting that the franchise write an entirely new character just for Lucy as well.

“I’m 100% on board with @RealLucyLawless joining The SWU! She would be amazing!” one fan wrote in support of the suggestion. “I think I’d rather her be her own new character, though. Let Cara Dune just fade from existence. How about it @Jon_Favreau and @dave_filoni?
#LucyLawlessInStarWars”

Another fan added, “The only acceptable answer to who should now play Cara Dune is Lucy Lawless.”

If you missed it, Gina isn’t the only actor let go over controversy. See who else was here…

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'The Mandalorian' Actress Gina Carano Fired by Lucasfilm Over Controversial Social Media Posts

Gina Carano has been fired.

The 38-year-old actress, who is best known for playing Cara Dune on the first two seasons of Star Wars: The Mandalorian, has been fired by Lucasfilm over her controversial social media posts.

“Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future,” a Lucasfilm spokesperson shared in a statement via Deadline. “Nevertheless, her social media posts denigrating people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable.”

Gina, an outspoken conservative, came under fire after she shared a post from another account on her Instagram comparing the treatment of conservatives in the United States to how Jewish people were treated in Germany during the Nazi era.

Gina also shared a photo of to her Story of a person wearing several cloth masks covering their face and head along with the caption: “Meanwhile in California.” Both posts have since been deleted from her account.

Gina Carano has not yet publicly addressed her social media posts or her firing.

'The Mandalorian' Season Three Could Be Delayed Due To One Of The Spinoffs

The Mandalorian season three might not be debuting in the fall like seasons one and two had in the past.

According to Forbes, showrunner Jon Favreau has revealed that he’ll be working on the Boba Fett spinoff when The Mandalorian was expected to be in production.

“So, this is actually separate from The Mandalorian Season 3, but what we didn’t say in that announcement is that the next show coming up, Kathy [Katherine Kennedy, Lucasfilm President] said the next chapter, and that’s going to be The Book of Boba Fett,” Jon explained on the program.

He added, that after that would be “then we go into production right after that on Season 3 of The Mandalorian.”

Jon added that pre-production on The Mandalorian around Christmas or late in December, just as Boba Fett would be wrapped up and finished.

Forbes reports that according to this timeline, The Mandalorian season 3 might not come until the spingtime or even early summer.

The Book of Boba Fett was the surprise spinoff from The Mandalorian announced just last week.

There are also a few other planned spinoffs that were announced earlier this month, too. See them all here!

Mandalorian Season Finale "The Rescue" Surprise End Credits Scene Explained!

Today the much anticipated season finale of The Mandalorian is out on Disney+.

Chapter 16 is called “The Rescue” and it has a surprise after-credits scene with a huge announcement. We’re here to breakdown what in the world happened during this scene.

Fair warning – SPOILERS AHEAD, so please turn away if you don’t want to find out what happens!

At the end of the credits, we’re back at Luke Skywalker’s home planet of Tatooine. The scene takes place at Jabba the Hutt’s old palace which is still active; filled with those green pig-faced Gamorrean guards and even a Twi’lek slave girl.

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