Gina Carano v. The Walt Disney Company et al

  1. June 12, 2024

    Disney Says 1st Amend. Dooms 'Star Wars' Actor's Firing Suit

    Disney and Lucasfilm's counsel on urged a California federal judge to dismiss "Star Wars" actor Gina Carano's wrongful firing suit, arguing in a hearing Wednesday that they have a First Amendment right to disassociate their artistic expression from her public statements mocking pronouns and criticizing COVID-19 lockdowns.

  2. May 10, 2024

    Disney Can't Dodge Biased Firing Suit, 'Star Wars' Actor Says

    An actor featured in "Star Wars" spin-off series "The Mandalorian" urged a California federal judge to reject Disney's bid to dismiss her suit alleging she was illegally fired for sharing her political views on social media, arguing the company hasn't shown that her posts impeded its artistic expression.

  3. April 10, 2024

    Disney Defends Right To Fire 'Star Wars' Actor Over X Posts

    The Walt Disney Co. and Lucasfilm Ltd. asked a California federal judge to toss Gina Carano's claims that she was unlawfully fired from "The Mandalorian" for her social media posts, arguing they have a constitutional right as artistic creators to decide which actors to employ to express their artistic messages.

  4. February 06, 2024

    Musk's X Corp. Helps 'Star Wars' Actor Sue Disney Over Firing

    Actor Gina Carano, who played mercenary Cara Dune in the "Star Wars" spinoff series "The Mandalorian," claims Disney unlawfully fired her from the role in retaliation for posting her personal political beliefs on social media, according to a lawsuit filed in California federal court Tuesday with financial backing from Elon Musk's X Corp.