We have two more names to add to the official cast list for Jon Favreau’s upcoming Star Wars live-action series The Mandalorian as actress Natalia Tena and comedian Bill Burr have revealed their participation in the series. The characters being played by Tena and Burr can actually been seen for a second on screen together in the trailer that was released for The Mandalorian (click the image below for a closer look).
Tena announced on Twitter that she is playing the purple-toned Twi’lek and Burr spoke about his involvement in The Mandalorian (scrub ahead to the 12:53 mark) during his recent appearance on The Rich Eisen Show.
The premiere episode of The Mandalorian (there are a total of eight episodes in Season 1) arrives on Nov. 12 with the launch of the new Disney+ streaming service with subsequent episodes set to be released on a weekly basis. The live-action series which takes place in the official Star Wars timeline about three years after Return of the Jedi has already been greenlit for a second season.