Gina Carano isn’t going anywhere.
She may have been tossed from the Disney+ show The Mandalorian, following “abhorrent and unacceptable” social media posts, but that won’t keep the former Strikeforce sensation from making movies, thanks to Ben Shapiro and The Daily Wire.
“The Daily Wire is helping make one of my dreams — to develop and produce my own film — come true,” Carano told Deadline. “I cried out and my prayer was answered. I am sending out a direct message of hope to everyone living in fear of cancellation by the totalitarian mob. I have only just begun using my voice which is now freer than ever before, and I hope it inspires others to do the same. They can’t cancel us if we don’t let them.”
Carano, 38, has enjoyed a steady if somewhat unspectacular movie career in the years that followed her high-profile loss to Cris Cyborg. “Conviction” has also done a good job of living up to her nickname, routinely causing a Twitter ruckus with her controversial tweets.
Don’t expect that to change anytime soon.
“We could not be more excited to be working with Gina Carano, an incredible talent dumped by Disney and Lucasfilm for offending the authoritarian Hollywood Left,” Shapiro said. “This is what Daily Wire exists to do: provide an alternative not just for consumers, but for creators who refuse to bow to the mob. We’re eager to bring Gina’s talent to Americans who love her, and we’re just as eager to show Hollywood that if they want to keep cancelling those who think differently, they’ll just be helping us build the X-wing to take down their Death Star.”
I guess that makes Trump ... Obi-Wan Kenobi?