For the next season of the Star Wars TV serieson , fans will see a new face in the crowd: Netflix’s actor Timothy Olyphant, according to a Friday report from The Hollywood Reporter.
No official word yet on if Olyphant will be playing a well-known Star Wars character or someone brand new. But considering Olyphant’s talents for playing a gunslinger and cowboy in the TV shows Justified and Deadwood, it’d be great to see him saddle up next to the Mandalorian himself (played by Pedro Pascal) as a sidekick, or maybe even a new nemesis.
Disney and Lucasfilm didn’t immediately respond to a request for comment.
Olyphant will be joining the cast with other newcomers to season 2 of The Mandalorian, including Terminator actor Michael Biehn,actor Rosario Dawson and actor .
New directors will be on hand for the next season as well, including Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) and( ). They’ll be joining director Dave Filoni and show creator . The next season of The Mandalorian debuts on Disney Plus in October.
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