da 5 bloods cast

Da 5 Bloods, the latest Spike Lee Joint, has won considerable acclaim for its cast, particularly the performance from Delroy Lindo as a Trump-voting Vietnam vet with PTSD. But at one time, the cast of Lee’s latest movie would’ve looked very different. And while it’s safe to say that the film ended up with the right cast in the end, it’s hard not to daydream about what could’ve been – a film that would’ve featured Samuel L. Jackson, Denzel Washington, and more.

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the mandalorian season 2

Viewers of The Mandalorian were left with a big shock in the final shots of the Disney+ series’ first season. Giancarlo Esposito‘s Moff Gideon emerged from a destroyed TIE Fighter wielding an ancient weapon that has deep ties to the Mandalorian culture and huge ramifications for the Star Wars galaxy at large. We’re still several months out from the premiere of The Mandalorian season 2, but Esposito is teasing what it’s like to wield that mythic weapon and what it could mean for the hotly anticipated second season of the acclaimed Star Wars show.

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why moff gideon wants baby yoda

Giancarlo Esposito‘s character stayed in the shadows for much of The Mandalorian season one, but the actor made a big impact in the final episode. Turns out that the villainous Moff Gideon has intimate knowledge of protagonists like Mando and Cara Dune, but more importantly, he’s willing to use a whole squadron of soldiers to get his hands on Baby Yoda. (I’m sure /Film readers can relate.) But what is Gideon’s ultimate plan? Esposito provided a hint in a recent interview, and you can read his quote below.
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Moff Gideon in The Mandalorian Season 2

Giancarlo Esposito was on a Television Critics Association panel for season 5 of Better Call Saul. But after the panel, Esposito spoke with journalists further and /Film was able to ask him about his role on The Mandalorian, which is returning for a second season on Disney+.

Esposito plays Moff Gideon in the show set between the original trilogy and the sequel trilogy. Find out what Esposito had to say about his role and some anecdotes about season one.

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Stargirl Trailer

Not to be confused with the forthcoming DC Universe superhero series of the same name, Stargirl is a new Disney+ original movie adapted from Jerry Spinelli’s New York Times best-selling novel. The coming-of-age tale follows an introverted young man named Leo Borlock (Graham Verchere) who likes flying under the radar. But when he meets an outgoing, quirky and confident new girl named Stargirl (Grace VanderWaal), everything changes. See for yourself in the first Stargirl trailer below. Read More »

the mandalorian

Giancarlo Esposito was on a Television Critics Association panel Saturday for the new Epix series Godfather of Harlem. Esposito plays Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. to Forest Whitaker’s Bumpy Johnson in the gangster series. Of course, Esposito’s Breaking Bad character Gus Fring was a memorable gangster, and he lives on in Better Call Saul and he has a brief role as a very different kind of shady character in the first season of Amazon’s The Boys. He’s a busy man.

Esposito is also part of the cast of Disney+’s Star Wars series, The Mandalorian, and did an episode of the Shudder reboot of Creepshow. After his Gangster of Harlem panel, /Film was able to ask Esposito about his other two upcoming series. 

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the mandalorian technology

Jon Favreau is proving to be one of the foremost filmmakers when it comes to testing game-changing technology, from his dazzling visual effects work in The Jungle Book, to the audacious CGI scale of the upcoming The Lion King. And The Mandalorian, for which Favreau acts as showrunner and executive producer, is no exception.

Favreau may have been touting the upcoming Disney+ show’s use of practical effects that pay homage to the techniques used in the original Star Wars films, but The Mandalorian is doing more than just using rigs to shoot miniature ships. According to actor Giancarlo Esposito, who stars in the series alongside the titular Mandalorian, Pedro PascalThe Mandalorian will be using a unique blend of physical sets and digital technology that is unlike anything we’ve seen in a Star Wars property before.

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the mandalorian footage description

While many would argue that modern science fiction fandom was born thanks to television, live-action Star Wars storytelling has existed solely as a big screen endeavor. Until now.

The Mandalorian arrives this Fall on the new Disney+ streaming service and it will be the first live-action Star Wars story to debut outside of a movie theater. The first footage from the series was shown at Star Wars Celebration in Chicago, where /Film got a first glimpse at it. Read The Mandalorian footage description below.

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creepshow TV show cast

Shudder’s Creepshow TV series just announced new cast members for its Stephen King-inspired episode, and the names won’t disappoint. Giancarlo Esposito, an actor who is in almost everything, most notably Breaking Bad and Better Call Saul; Tobin Bell, famous for the Saw series; and, perhaps most exciting, horror royalty Adrienne Barbeau. Barbeau’s addition is especially momentous because she also appeared in the original Creepshow movie. The three will star in an adaptation of King’s short story “Gray Matter”, directed by Creepshow showunner Greg Nicotero.

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better call saul season 4 comic-con

After three seasons, Better Call Saul has managed to cement itself as a show that’s somehow better than its predecessor, Breaking Bad. The cast and creator of the AMC series gathered at Comic-Con to discuss the upcoming season, which takes Jimmy McGill further down the path to becoming Saul Goodman. During the course of the panel, creator Vince Gilligan confirmed that neither Walter White nor Jesse Pinkman will pop-up in the upcoming season. More on the Better Call Saul season 4 Comic-Con 2018 panel below.

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