Pedro Pascal and Carl Weathers, the two main leads in Disney’s hit Star Wars streaming series “The Mandalorian,” have yet to comment on the studio’s decision to fire actress Gina Carano in February over her social media posts. Show creator Jon Favreau has stayed mum as well.
But one of Carano’s former co-stars is now speaking up on her behalf.
Emily Swallow played the Armorer in Season One, and she offered high praise to Carano during a recent panel at Atlanta’s DragonCon.
According to The Direct — a movie, TV, and gaming outlet that attended the convention — when Swallow was asked about Carano, she responded, “All I can say is that Gina, and working with her personally, what impressed me about her from the beginning is that she is so interested in other peoples’ opinions, and is so welcoming of other peoples’ opinions. She wants to have a genuine dialogue.”
Swallow went on, “She’s just like that in her day-to-day life. On