The Mandalorian actress Gina Carano stands up for herself after being mocked for being fired from Star Wars. Her response is easily visible to the public through her Twitter account as reported by The Direct.
The former MMA star had a bright future being part of the Star Wars Universe. The last time we saw Gina Carano as Cara Dune was in The Mandalorian Season 2 Episode 8 titled The Rescue. There was even a planned spinoff series starring Cara Dune in Rangers of the New Republic.
Unfortunately, Carano’s public religious and political opinions have clashed with the masses. This got so out of hand that it prompted Disney to fire her. In February 2021, Lucasfilm announced that Carano wouldn’t be returning, nor will Cara Dune be recast. Soon after, United Talent Agency dropped her as a client.
After which, Carano started to rebuild her career. She made one guest appearance for Running Wild with Bear Grylls and two independent films, one of which is Terror on the Prairie. The latter was highlighted in a tweet regarding its box office numbers which only had $804 total.
Gina Carano Mocked For Star Wars Firing
The Hollywood Reporter contributor Richard Newby tweeted a message in regard to Carano’s latest film, Terror on the Prairie:
I’ll never stop laughing at the fact that she could’ve had her own Star Wars series, toys, books, comics, apparel. She was that close. She didn’t just fumble the bag, she dumped it out, put it over her head and cut off her air supply.
Here is a contributor of The Hollywood Reporter who repeatedly joins in an online mob of mostly anonymous accounts harassing me. Are you aware that we released Terror on the Prairie exclusively on the Daily Wire & you didn’t know that? Or are ignorance & spreading hate your only purpose here?
Terror on the Prairie had a limited reach. It was only shown in one theatre, on a single day. And for sure, you can’t blame the actress for that. The film was made for Daily Wire’s own streaming service. Daily Wire didn’t intend to compete at the box office in the first place.
She continued which focuses on being fired from Star Wars:
I didn’t fumble the bag I just didn’t go along with the sell out narrative, the online mob couldn’t handle that so they petitioned to have me fired & won. I’m not sorry for that. I stood for what I believe the right thing to do was & the more time that goes by the better I feel.
Many supporters of the actress have praised her for not backing down. Carano ends her tweet with:
The genuine bag fumble is sell out journalists like you who sold out America and stopped asking questions to be liked by a fickle manipulated mob. That is what you valued, and that will be your legacy.
Gina Carano’s Cara Dune Won’t Be Back
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Gina Carano’s career feels like a very steep difficult uphill battle. Regardless of what I think of her beliefs are, I do hope she gets to find more opportunities for her career. I also do hope that she is happy where she is now.
It’s just sad to see that we won’t see Cara Dune anymore. Some people would have wanted to see the character recast. Some even have suggested casting Lucy Lawless or Lana Parrilla. But since Lucasfilm has formally announced that she won’t appear in the future, our hopes are very low.
Lucasfilm has been forward in focusing on their shows on Disney+. Even though we lost Rangers of the New Republic, we are looking forward to seeing Ahsoka, The Skeleton Crew and The Acolyte. The Mandalorian still continues on which starts showing a new season in a couple of months.
Do you think Gina Carano made the right call with her reply? Or do you think her tweet made things worse than it is now?
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