Gotham Actor Plays Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order’s Main Character

Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order follows the story of a Padawan that escaped the Emperor’s ruthless extermination of the Jedi, and developer Respawn Entertainment has brought in actor Cameron Monaghan to portray its main character, Cal Kestis. Fans were introduced to Kestis and Monaghan during the Jedi Fallen Order panel held at this year’s Star Wars Celebration.
Monaghan is known for starring as Ian Gallagher in the TV series Shameless and, more recently, has made a name for himself playing Jerome and Jeremiah Valeska, a version of DC’s iconic villain Joker in the Batman prequel series Gotham.

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His character, Cal Kestis, is on a journey to overcome the tragic events of his past while also attempting to complete his training to become a full-fledged Jedi. Of course, he’s also fighting for his life, as the Empire and its Inquisitors have been empowered by Order 66 to wipe out the Jedi, and they’re after him.

During the panel, developer Respawn Entertainment also confirmed that Star Wars: Jedi Fallen Order’s release date as November 15. The game will be available on PS4, Xbox One, and PC through publisher EA’s Origin service.

Star Wars Celebration also gave us the first trailer for next entry in the movie franchise and confirmed that the film will be titled Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker. You can watch the trailer here. If that wasn’t enough Star Wars for you, Disney revealed that The Mandalorian, a spin-off TV series from Iron Man, Jungle Book, and The Lion King director Jon Favreau will be available when the Disney+ streaming service launches later this year.

Star Wars Celebration is sure to keep on delivering exciting news and tidbits about the future of the beloved franchise. You can stay up-to-date with all of it using our Star Wars Celebration roundup, which is being updated as and when new information is revealed.

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