Hasbro canceled two upcoming Cara Dune action figures amid the Gina Carano controversy. Earlier this week, it was announced that Lucasfilm and Disney had parted ways with The mandalorian actress after some recent incendiary tweets were posted. A statement issued Wednesday stated that Carano was not currently employed with Lucasfilm and that “they had no plans for her in the future.” The statement continued: “However, your posts on social media that denigrate people based on their cultural and religious identities are abhorrent and unacceptable.”
After it was announced that Gina Carano had been fired from The Mandalorian and future projects, Star Wars fans who had certain Hasbro Cara Dune action figures in stock found out they had been canceled. Popular and respected Star Wars Action figure forum Yak Face confirmed the news. “In light of the recent events surrounding the Cara Dune character, we have received word that planned reissues of the 6 ″ Black Series and Vintage Collection figures have been canceled. Hasbro still intends to release the Retro version. Collection as planned “. said the site.
Other Star Wars fan posted a screenshot of a toy site announcing the cancellation. The Big Bad Toy Store statement reads: “Hasbro has informed us that they have canceled production of Star Wars: The Black Series 6” Cara Dune (The mandalorian) and will not fulfill our request. Unfortunately, this means that we must cancel our pre-orders for this item. We apologize for the inconvenience and greatly appreciate your understanding. “As noted in Yak Face’s statement, the Cara Dune Retro 6 figure” will continue to appear on shelves as planned, although it is unclear whether Hasbro will continue to manufacture and market the figure in the future.
Gina Carano He has since responded to his dismissal and is currently working on a new project. She will produce, develop and star in a film for The Daily Wire. “I cried and my prayer was answered,” Carano said in a statement. “I am sending a direct message of hope to all who live in fear of being canceled by the totalitarian mob.” Carano and her supporters believe the “cancellation culture” has unfairly brought her down. She continued, “I just started using my voice, which is now freer than ever, and I hope it inspires others to do the same. They can’t cancel us if we don’t let them.”
As to whether or not Lucasfilm is moving forward with the Cara Dune character, it’s unclear. The mandalorian Fans have asked the studio to replace Gina Carano with either Lucy Lawless or Sonya Deville from WWE, though it’s unclear if that will happen. It has been reported that the New Republic Rangers The series was supposed to focus on Dune, so we’ll have to wait and see what Lucasfilm decides to do with the character. Yak Face forums was the first to confirm Hasbro’s cancellations.
Topics: The Mandalorian, Star Wars, Toys