Gina Carano, Conservatism, and the Problem with Cancel Culture Critics

The uproar over Disney’s decision to fire the Mandalorian actress highlights some difficult questions

Nicholas Grossman
Arc Digital
Published in
9 min readFeb 19, 2021

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Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano at the premier for The Mandalorian, November 13, 2019 (Jesse Grant/Getty)

Disney and its subsidiary Lucasfilm announced that actress Gina Carano won’t be on The Mandalorian anymore and people got mad. Not just Star Wars fans who like her performance…

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Nicholas Grossman
Arc Digital

Senior Editor at Arc Digital. Poli Sci prof (IR) at U. Illinois. Author of “Drones and Terrorism.” Politics, national security, and occasional nerdery.