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Andor: Series star said Forest Whitaker is going to reprise Saw Gerrera

One of the elements that keep the Star Wars universe together are the characters that are repeated between the series and the films. One of them is Saw Gerrera. He was created by George Lucas for a live-action series that never became. After that they decided to revive the character for the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. It was a surprise to many that the character was included as a mentor to the protagonist of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – 85% and to be played by none other than Forest Whitaker.
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Forest Whitaker to return as Saw Gerrera for ‘Star Wars: Andor’

In an interview with a Swedish radio station this week, Stellan Skarsgård revealed he will share a scene in the upcoming Star Wars: Andor series with Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera. Listen to the latest episode of our Star Wars podcast, Talkin' Tauntauns!. I’m fairly certain that Skarsgård wasn’t supposed...
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Forest Whitaker to Reprise Rogue One Role in Disney+’s Andor Series

Following the recent casting of Chernobyl actor Robert Emms, The Playlist brings word that Oscar-winning actor Forest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland) is reportedly making his return to the Star Wars universe in Disney+’s upcoming Andor series. Whitaker is expected to reprise his role as Clone Wars vet Saw Gerrera, reuniting him with Rogue One co-star Diego Luna. Before making his live-action debut, the character first appeared in The Clone Wars and Rebels animated series and was voiced by Andrew Kishino. Saw Gerrera was most recently seen in Star Wars: The Bad Batch which is currently airing on Disney+.

Forest Whitaker (‘Godfather of Harlem’) on the explosive ‘pressure cooker’ of Season 2 of the hit Epix crime drama [EXCLUSIVE VIDEO INTERVIEW]

“It’s a big pressure cooker,” reveals Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker about the much anticipated second season of the Epix crime drama “Godfather of Harlem,” which premiered April 18 on the premium cable network. Season 2 opens with Whitaker’s drug kingpin emerging from three months in hiding after the shocking...
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Academy award winner Forest Whitaker one of five to be honored by SDA at benefit celebrating 75 years of academics and artistry

For over 75 years, the USC School of Dramatic Arts has been considered one of the world’s premier dramatic arts training institutions. To celebrate the triumphs of the past, the excellence of the present and the promise of the future, the School will host a hybrid benefit celebration honoring five of its most committed and illustrious alumni on September 9, 2021.
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New Netflix action thriller casts Forest Whitaker alongside Tom Hardy

Forest Whitaker has joined the cast of Netflix's upcoming action thriller, Havoc. Tom Hardy is already on board to star in the movie from The Raid director Gareth Evans. The movie follows the aftermath of a drug deal gone wrong, when a detective must fight his way through the criminal underworld to rescue a politician's estranged son, as well as tackling the corruption and conspiracy that overwhelms his city.