The Mandalorian Season 2, whose Episode 1 is now being broadcast on Disney+, will fill the world of the Disney+ spin-off even more. At the season’s premiere, we met new characters played by Timothy Olyphant and John Leguizamo, while rumor has it that in future episodes there will be a few leading actors who will play some characters from the Clone Wars.
All new cast members in Mandalorian Season 2
Timothy Olyphant – Cobb Vanth
Who is Timothy Olyphant: The Emmy nominated star of Deadwood, Justified and Santa Clarita Diet.
Who is he playing? The first episode revealed that Olyphant portrays Cobb Vanth, a character who first appeared in the Aftermath series of canonical Star Wars novels. He is a former slave who has become the sheriff of Tatooine’s Freetown.
John Leguizamo – Gor Koresh
Who is John Leguizamo: The Golden Globe and Emmy nominated star of Moulin Rouge, Romeo + Juliet and When they see us
Who is he playing? Gor Koresh, a member of the green-skinned, one-eyed species Abyssin. In the first episode, he is hung from a lamppost after attempting to attack Din Djarin/the Mandalorian (played by Pedro Pascal).
Temuera Morrison – Boba Fett
Who is Temeura Morrison: A New Zealand actor who plays both Boba Fett and Django Fett in the Star Wars franchise. He has also starred in Aquaman, Speed 2: Cruise Control and The Scorpion King 3.
Who does he play? Boba Fett, the legendary bounty hunter he has played or voiced six times, including in The Mandalorian. He first appeared in Season 2, Episode 1, when he appeared on Din.
Katee Sackhoff – Bo-Katan Kryze (Rumor)
Who is Katee Sackhoff: The Battlestar Galactica, The Flash and Another Life, who previously voiced Bo-Katan Kryze in Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels?
Who does she play? She will replay her Clone Wars character, the leader of an elite band of Mandalorian female warriors, via slash movie to continue the storyline in which she and Ahsoka Tano were searching for the Dark Sword, owned by Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito) at the end of Mandolorian Season 1.
Rosario Dawson – Ahsoka Tano (rumor)
Who is Rosario Dawson: The actor whose recent credits include Luke Cage, Jane the Virgin and Netflix’ The Last Kids on Earth, and whom political junkies may know as Senator Cory Booker’s partner.
Who she plays: Variety reported that the Sin City actor in The Mandalorian appears as Ahsako Tano, the rebel leader of the Jedi Padawan at the heart of the Clone Wars, Forces of Destiny and Rebels, previously voiced by Ashley Eckstein.
Who is Sasha Banks: The WWE wrestler who makes her debut as an actress without wrestling.
Who plays her? So far we have no confirmation on who Banks plays, although we have seen her character as a mysterious hooded stranger in one of the followers of The Mandalorian Season 2. However, one fan theory says that she plays Sabine Wren, the purple-haired graffiti artist who has a claim to the Darksaber in “Rebel”.
Who is Michael Biehn: An actor best known for two roles in iconic films of the 1980s – Corporal Hicks in Aliens and Kyle Reese in The Terminator.
Who does he play? Although we don’t know the names of his characters yet, it is believed that he plays a bounty hunter who rivals Mando.
The Mandalorian Season 2 will be broadcast on Disney+ on Fridays…