Ming-Na Wen Joins 'Star Wars: The Mandalorian'

Ming-Na Wen will be a part of Disney+'s "Star Wars: The Mandalorian."
Ming-Na Wen will be a part of Disney+'s "Star Wars: The Mandalorian." (Image credit: Eugene Powers / Shutterstock.com)

Ming-Na Wen will be a part of Disney+'s "Star Wars: The Mandalorian." Disney CEO Bob Iger announced the casting in his introduction to giving her the Disney Legends award at D23 Expo.

"There's nothing better than having a lightsaber in your hand," Wen said in 2013 to Access Hollywood. "I don't care, I could have a walk on, just like passing Han Solo. I don't care. That's on my bucket list, to somehow get in one of those movies. Wouldn't it be great?"

"The Mandalorian" is scheduled to debut November 12 on Disney+.

Originally published on Newsarama

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Newsarama Senior Editor Chris Arrant has covered comic book news for Space.com sister site Newsarama since 2003, and has also written for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel Entertainment, TOKYOPOP, AdHouse Books, Cartoon Brew, Bleeding Cool, Comic Shop News and CBR. He is the author of the book "Modern Masters: Cliff Chiang," co-authored "Art of Spider-Man Classic," and contributed to Dark Horse/Bedside Press' anthology "Pros and (Comic) Cons." He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards and the Stan Lee Awards. Chris is a member of the American Library Association's Graphic Novel & Comics Round Table. (He/him)