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Sigourney Weaver in talks to join the cast of ‘The Mandalorian & Grogu’

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The Mandalorian and Grogu is the first Star Wars film that has been going to theaters since 2019 Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. While not much is known about this film yet, a few details are starting to trickle out. It is known that Jon Favreau, the creator of The Mandalorian, will direct it. It is also known that Kathleen Kennedy and Dave Filoni will be executive producers of the film. Pedro Pascal is also expected to return as Din Djarin.

ANAHEIM, CALIFORNIA – SEPTEMBER 10: Sigourney Weaver attends the 2022 D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California on September 10, 2022. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)

Now there is news about who could join Pascal in the cast. The Hollywood Reporter reports that Sigourney Weaver is in talks to join the cast of this next film Star Wars movie. Weaver is a legend when it comes to science fiction franchises. She has appeared in the Ghostbusters films, Avatar movies, and even Alien movies to name just a few. She hasn’t visited a galaxy far away yet. However, if the conversations go well, this could change.

The Mandalorian originally debuted in 2019 on Disney+. It followed the story of a bounty hunter and a young character commonly referred to as Baby Yoda. It turns out there were some pretty important connections to the larger one Star Wars universe. While the show started in a fairly concentrated part of the Star Wars universe, it has expanded quite a bit over the course of three seasons. It has also led to spin-offs, including Boba Fett’s Book And Ahsokawith a second season currently in development.

It is expected that The Mandalorian and Grogu will film later this year. The film will then be released in theaters on May 22, 2026. The film continues the story from which the third season started The Mandalorian stopped. Now Din Djarin will work for the New Republic. It wouldn’t be surprising if other members of the series’ cast join the film. It is also expected that this will pit the New Republic against Grand Admiral Thrawn and the Imperial Shadow Council.

What do you think about Sigourney Weaver potentially joining the cast for this film? Do you like this idea? Share your thoughts and opinions in the comments below!