Some Star Wars: The Mandalorian fans want Lucy Lawless to replace Gina Carano as Cara Dune after Lucasfilm fired the latter.
Fans of Star Wars: The Mandalorian are calling for Lucy Lawless to replace Gina Carano as bounty hunter Carasynthia (Cara) Dune after it emerged that Carano had been fired from the Disney + series on February 10.
Xena: warrior princess The Lawless star quickly became a fan favorite for taking on the role of season 3 of The mandalorian then Dungeons and Dragons podcasters @SeveredSonsDnD tweeted a side-by-side photo of Lawless-as-Xena and the current photo of Lawless in response to the trending hashtag #CancelDisneyPlus. They wrote in the caption: “Instead of #canceldisneyplus, can you cast Lucy Lawless as Cara Dune and pretend it was her the whole time?”
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In addition to Lawless, fans also supported the idea of replacing Carano with actress Lana Parrilla, who is best known for her portrayal of Evil Queen / Regina Mills on the ABC fantasy drama series. Once Upon a time.
Lucasfilm decided to part ways with Carano after a series of controversial social media posts shared by the 38-year-old actor in recent months. Carano’s latest post, an outspoken conservative, seemed to find her comparing the treatment of today’s Republicans with the suffering experienced by the Jewish people during the Holocaust.
Specifically, Carano shared a post on his Instagram story that detailed how fascist influence in Europe made it easier for the Nazis to persecute Jews by first convincing the rest of the world that Jews were the enemy. The post ended with the question: “How is that different from hating someone for their political opinions?”
Lucasfilm confirmed Carano’s departure from the project to Deadline, saying in a statement: “Gina Carano is not currently employed by Lucasfilm and there are no plans for her to be in the future. However, her social media posts that denigrate people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable. ” Carano was also dumped by her agency, UTA.
A source close to the situation also confirmed that the rumored Mandalorian The spinoff series that was supposed to focus on Cara Dune was removed from the calendar after Carano first sparked controversy in November 2020. At the time, Carano suggested in his posts the possibility of voter fraud in the presidential election of 2020 United States.
Created by Jon Favreau, The mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal, Carl Weathers, and Giancarlo Esposito. Season 3 has yet to receive a release date.
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