Speaking to Collider this week, Giancarlo Esposito revealed that he did all of his own stunts while filming the upcoming two.
: The during season two
The 62-year-old is already considered an incredibly impressive Collider: thanks to his work on Breaking Bad, but to know that he does his own makes him even cooler. Here’s what he told
“I don’t want you to have any spoilers, but I did all my stuntwork on my own, without a lot of rehearsal, even though it’s a fairly big budget, technological piece with the volume and all the things that are going on … Sometimes that leaves less time to pay more attention to, and the stuntwork, by the way, has been with anas well, to do that.”
“Having a, I have a couple different ones, because of the technology that’s involved … They sometimes put the saber in and I have to have a handle only. But in working with that handle, I have to remember that there’s four and a half, five feet more of that saber. So it’s the way you handle it, so I had to practice. And sometimes I have a full saber that lights up, and I hope I’m not giving too much away in regards to the technology of it.”
“So it was a bit complicated, and I have to laugh because I don’t hold back. And so, some of our stuntwork in this season … I remember thecoming to me and saying, ‘Okay, this is our last ,’ because you gotta pull your hits … but you want it to look real.”
: The Mandalorian season two releases in October
The isn’t exactly known for its action (at least not with the level of authenticity found in, say, Mission Impossible) Though the prequels famously introduced more martial arts inspired combat and an emphasis on using a .
fantastic action scenes that harken back to its Western influences. were pleased to see such a well-produced show, and the final ‘s tease of the wielding the Darksaber was the icing on the cool cake. : The Mandalorian also included some
To say this Mandalorian star did his own stunts at the age of 62 is a the need of a particularly when we know that lead Pedro Pascal has two! for the authenticity of the show. It’s also awesome to see an older show that they can play a heavy without
It’s not just the that kicks butt in this Disney+ show!
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