Gina Carano Makes Comeback After Being Fired By Disney

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Gina Carano is set to make a return to the screen, less than a year after she was fired from The Mandalorian over offensive social media posts.

The former MMA star was ousted by Disney following a series of posts she made in February 2021, including mocking the use of face masks and promoting false claims of voter fraud surrounding the 2020 election.

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Lucasfilm announced she would not be returning to the hit series, in which she played Cara Dune, shortly after she shared an Instagram post that compared criticising people with right-wing political views to the holocaust, with the actor also dropped by her talent agency soon after.

Now, some nine months later, she’s found herself a new gig, with Deadline reporting that Carano has signed on to a new film titled Terror on the Prairie, described as a movie about ‘a pioneering family that fights back against a gang of vicious outlaws that is terrorizing them on their newly built farm on the plains of Montana.’

In a twist that is perhaps not entirely unexpected, the film is reportedly being produced and funded by right-wing news site The Daily Wire, which was founded in 2015 by conservative commentator and social media punching bag Ben Shapiro.

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Other details about the film are thin on the ground, though it reportedly began shooting this week, and is slated for a 2022 release exclusively on The Daily Wire‘s website.

Since being fired from The Mandalorian, Carano has continued to promote right-wing views on social media, recently taking to Twitter to share a post criticising vaccine mandates for healthcare workers introduced in some parts of the United States.

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Hannah Smith

Hannah is a London-based journalist covering news and features for UNILAD. She's especially interested in social and political activism.

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