Timothy Olyphant Joins the Cast of Star Wars ‘The Mandalorian’. Season 2 of The Mandalorian is gearing up to cross over with other Star Wars stories including characters from animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels.
Though Disney and Lucasfilm have yet to confirm any new casting choices for the series, sources close to production have confirmed Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano, Katee Sackhoff as Bo-Katan Kryze, and Temuera Morrison as Boba Fett/Captain Rex. the character Sabine Wren from Star Wars: Rebels is also expected to appear in the series. The latest rumor has added Timothy Olyphant (Santa Clarita Diet) to the mix in a mysterious role for the series.
The Mandalorian Season 2 finished filming back in February 2020 and is currently being edited at home thanks to the dedicated VFX artists and editors at Lucasfilm. Disney also recently ordered a third season of the mega-popular Star Wars series, which will likely premiere on Disney+ in October 2021, similarly to how the first two seasons were released via the new streaming service.
Are you excited for season 2 of The Mandalorian? What rumored character appearances are you the most excited for? We would love to hear your thoughts and predictions in the comments! Be sure to check back here at Chip and Co. for all things Star Wars!