The video series Actors on Actors from Variety is back this week and in one of them, Star Wars brothers in arms Ewan McGregor and Pedro Pascal interview each other. According to the actor who plays the role of Din Djarin in the series The Mandalorian, the shooting of the third season is still at a standstill.
The “star of Star Wars” but especially of The Mandalorian, Pedro Pascal, affirmed it to our colleagues of Variety : « We did not shoot a third season “. As surprising as it may sound, filming for Season 3 of the Star Wars spin-off series has yet to begin. However, its production was initially to be launched at the end of 2020. The reasons for this delay are not yet known.
Season 3 of The Mandalorian set in a galaxy far, far away?
This week, our colleagues from Variety come back with their show Actors on Actors, where two actors interview each other. Recently, Star Wars brothers-in-arms Ewan McGregor and Pedro Pascal joined in the game. The two have been part of the franchise that has been set in a galaxy far, far away for some time and both have been featured in Star series. Wars on Disney +. McGregor is taking care of the spinoff series on Obi-Wan Kenobi while Pedro Pascal is expected to return soon as Din Djarin for a third season of The Mandalorian.
The rumors all pointed out that the third season of The Mandalorian is expected to start at the end of 2020, then in April of this year. Pedro Pascal therefore finally threw a bucket of cold water on these rumors, explaining that filming hadn’t even started yet. It must be said that season 3 is not expected before 2022, according to Jon Favreau himself. Given the delay, a season 3 release at the end of 2022 or even the start of 2023 is now plausible.
It must be said that the industry is suffering the full brunt of the logistical damage caused by COVID-19. Not to mention the fact that Pedro Pascal was cast in another high-profile TV series, the HBO adaptation of The Last of Us. Pascal will play the rugged Joel Miller, the fan favorite protagonist of the game Naughty Dog. He will star alongside Bella Ramsey, best known for her role as Lyanna Mormont in Game of Thrones. The actress has been confirmed to play Ellie.
“We haven’t shot a third season.” – @ PedroPascal1 responding to Ewan McGregor regarding #TheMandalorian, filmed on an unknown date for @Variety‘s Emmy-winning series “Variety Studio: Actors on Actors.” pic.twitter.com/4NnkYWDdbf
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