Pedro Pascal, the voice, and sometimes face behind the mask of Din Dijarin in The Mandalorian, sat down with Total Film to discuss what his character will experience in the third season of the show.
According to Pascal, it sounds like Din will be forced in one way or another to truly discover who he is and what he is capable of doing. While Pedro wouldn’t come out and say it in full, Din is more than likely going to be called upon to be a leader in Season 3 as he heads to Mandalore to try and redeem himself for removing his helmet in front of others. Although, it sounds like Din may not really want to lead, but the situation may force him to do just that.
“If he is stepping into a leadership position, he’s reluctant to do so. I don’t think that there’s anything more interesting than a character being forced into discovering what they’re capable of, and who they are. That part has been really, really fun. Also, from my point of view, there’s so many searchable ways to find the tonality of that. I just tried to achieve the subtleties of that kind of character development.”Pedro Pascal
If you’ve tuned into the SWTS, then this assessment of Din is close to what we’ve predicted. The Armorer’s tales she’s recounted to him are more than likely going to come true because of him, and while he may just seem like a skilled foundling turned Mandalorian, there’s a strong chance, like Pedro hints, that Din is capable of much more than we’ve seen, and he’s probably more than meets the eye when it comes to Mandalorian culture.
Katee Sackhoff, who plays Bo-Katan, also had a cryptic comment about her character in Season 3. In particular, she talks about Bo’s state of mind following her realization that Din gained the Darksaber through combat, effectively making him the potential true ruler of Mandalore.
“Anytime you have a goal and you don’t succeed, I think you reevaluate.Katee Sackhoff
If you’ve seen the Celebration footage for The Mandalorian, then Katee’s quote should hit home, because Bo didn’t look well. In fact, she looked a bit crazed, as in she looked ready to do something drastic to get her goals back on track.
Nick and I will talk more about these interviews on next today’s episode of the SWTS, so don’t forget to tune into the Star Wars Time Show on a weekly basis via our podcast platforms or via YouTube if you prefer the livestream angle.