The toy maker Hasbro has reportedly canceled its line of Cara Dune action figures – toys based off of actress Gina Carano’s role in Disney’s “The Mandalorian.”
Hasbro scrapped the toy line after Carano was ousted from the Star Wars spinoff last week over a now-deleted social media post that LucasFilm, the Disney studio producing “The Mandalorian,” called “denigrating” of “people based on their cultural and religious identities.” Critics accused Disney of manufacturing a reason to oust the actor, known for posting conservative opinions on social media, over politics.
A spokeswoman for BigBadToyStore told The Hollywood Reporter in a statement on Monday that its order for a shipment of Cara Dune action figures was canceled by Hasbro “due to recent events.”
“The Star Wars Black Cara Dune figure was released in 2020 and sold out not long after the inventory was received,” the BigBadToyStore spokeswoman said in an email. “Hasbro planned for another production run and we were accepting