‘The Mandalorian’ season 3 starts filming, Disney is casting for Ezra Bridger’s role

The Mandalorian season 3 is confirmed to start filming before the year ends. Moreover, Disney is, reportedly, casting for Ezra Bridger’s role.

Showrunner Jon Favreau is very much enthusiastic about filming The Mandalorian season 3 amid the global pandemic. Although there are COVID safety protocols to follow, Favreau confirms that it should not affect the filming schedules.

The Mandalorian season 1 premiered on Disney last year in November and received high praise from Star Wars followers. Moreover, season 2 will continue the journey of the Mandalorian, played by Pedro Pascual, in protecting The Child.

“The Mandalorian” season 3 might arrive in 2021

Favreau will immediately start filming after Pedro Pascual Pascal wraps shooting in Europe on the feature film, The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent with Nicolas Cage. The production team is dealing positively with COVID.

One of the things that Favreau points out that most of the series’ characters are wearing masks and don’t show their faces on screen. Furthermore, the actors are not required to be on set at all times because the scenes are shot using VR backdrops.

In an interview with Variety, Favreau shares information on how the filming operates. He said:

“We’re operating under the assumption that we’ll be able to go forward. We’re in very small situations and oftentimes we have a lot of characters in masks. And we also have a lot of digital work that augments things. So we’re a show that’s probably well-equipped to be flexible based on the protocols that are emerging surrounding work restarting.”

Season 3 will feature the character of Star Wars Rebels’ Ezra Bridger

When season one finally ended, people have been speculating on the character of Ezra Bridger to join the series. Although nothing is confirmed yet, Disney is, reportedly, casting the role.

Ezra Bridger appears on the animated Star Wars Rebels series on Disney. For some time now, Disney wants to bring the character on a live-action show, and The Mandalorian series would be the perfect show.

As seen in the animated series, Ezra Bridger is a young boy from the planet Lothal. He encounters the Ghost Ship and meets with Jedi Kanan Jarrus. Kanan realizes that Ezra is force sensitive and has the potential to become a Jedi knight.

The character has gained so much popularity that his character will play a key role in season 3. Small Screen reports on the possibility of Ezra Bridger joining the third installment. It states:

“The Mandalorian season 3 is already in early development. Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, and Rick Famuyiwa  have been finalising the scripts and there’s one character who’s heavily involved in the season. That character is Star Wars Rebels’ Ezra Bridger and he will be playing a key role in the third season.”

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