‘Rocky’ actor Carl Weathers, documentary filmmaker Werner Herzog, ‘Breaking Bad’ star Giancarlo Esposito, the larger than life actor Nick Nolte and rising actors Omid Abtahi (American Gods) and Emily Swallow (Supernatural) have all signed on the dotted line to round out the cast.
The series is set 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.
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Favreau will write, direct and executive produce the series for the Disney streaming