Season 3 of The Mandalorian does not feature former MMA fighter Gina Carano.
In February 2021, Carano was let go from the Disney programme due to divisive comments. Let’s delve deeper into the tweets that led to Carano’s firing from the business two years ago as the third season of the show is currently airing.
Former Strikeforce championship contender Carano has a history of posting contentious opinions on social media. The trans community expressed outrage over “Conviction’s” contentious status, which was posted alongside anti-mask conspiracy theories.
Although Gina Carano received a lot of backlash for the aforementioned tweets, her Disney job was unaffected. Finally, “Conviction” went too far by equating America’s current political climate with Nazi Germany and discrediting the Holocaust. In a since-deleted post, the former fighter stated:
Jews were attacked in the streets by their neighbours rather than by Nazi troops. Most people today are unaware of this due to the editing of history, but for thousands of Jews to be readily rounded up by Nazi soldiers, the government had to first incite hatred among their own neighbours. What distinguishes that from detesting someone for their political beliefs?
The hashtag #FireGinaCarano began to trend on Twitter after Carano’s tweet was deemed to be anti-Semitic, which eventually resulted in her termination from the Star Wars project. Disney CEO Bob Chapek gave this explanation for Carano’s termination: “She didn’t align with corporate values.”
How The Mandalorian season 3 explain Gina Carano’s absence?
Gina Carano played Cara Dune in the first season of The Mandalorian. She was a staunch friend of Din Djarin, who was portrayed by Pedro Pascal. The narrative of Carano’s departure from season 3 was not given much time in the programme.
Din Djarin returns to Nevarro in the first episode with the intention of bringing the assassin droid IG-11 back to life and using him to explore the ruins of his native world Mandalore.
Din Djarin is offered the position of a Marshall on the planet by his former friend Greef Karga, who is now the High Magistrate of Nevarro, in exchange for helping to maintain order. He declines it and advises Karga to choose Cara Dune instead, who is a similarly skilled and seasoned fighter as those we’ve seen in earlier seasons. Karga clarifies that would not be feasible as she was now working for the Special Forces of the New Republic after hauling in Moff Gideon. Given that it is unlikely that viewers will ever see her again on film, it is a fitting farewell to the character.