If you are pressed hard for time and are unable to watch the full panel for The Mandalorian series that took place earlier today at Star Wars Celebration Chicago 2019, here are several of the main highlights that pertain to the new cast of characters. The YouTube video for the full panel is included at the bottom of the post if you want to check it out after reading through the details supplied below.
Pedro Pascal (plays The Mandalorian)
– A lone gunfighter who has a lot of Clint Eastwood-type qualities to him.
– His moral character is not easily defined.
– Is he a good guy? A bad guy?
– He pilots a ship called The Razorcrest which is packed to the gills with some serious firepower.
Gina Carano (plays Cara Dune)
– She is an ex-Rebel Shocktrooper who struggles to leave the life of a soldier behind her.
Carl Weathers (plays Greef Karga)
– He is the leader of a squad/group of bounty hunters.
– He hires Pedro Pascal’s Mandalorian to carry out a very important (and very dangerous) mission – to bring back an extremely valuable item.
– Jon Favreau confirmed that The Mandalorian series takes place five years after the events of Return of the Jedi.
– Members of the fan-costuming 501st Stormtrooper Legion were utilized on set to help increase the number of Stormtroopers required to pull off certain scenes.