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Actor Michael Mando Dismissed From A New Apple TV+ Series Due To On-Set Incident

In the wake of a reported incident on the set of the upcoming Apple TV+ series, actor Michael Mando had his role removed from the series.

In the wake of this incident, which has yet to be revealed, the show’s producers have made a difficult decision and decided to terminate Mando.

Michael Mando Has Reportedly Been Fired From Apple TV+

There has been a report that actor Michael Mando, best known for playing Nacho Varga in the Better Call Saul series, has been terminated from a new Apple TV+ series he had been working on.

According to the reports, Michael is reported to have been involved in an incident on set that led to his firing from the company. The new series Sinking Spring is portrayed by former Narcos actor Wagner Moura, who has stepped in to replace him on the show.

As a result of efforts by the producers to smooth things out, it was decided to let Mando go from the series and replace her with a new cast member, the outlet reports. According to reports, the incident involved a confrontation with one of the movie’s co-stars.

A Description Of Mando’s Role

Based on Dennis Tafoya’s book Dope Thief, which was picked up to series in August, the television series will be written by Top Gun: Maverick scribe Peter Craig and is based on the book by Dennis Tafoya. The streamer has a first-look deal with Scott Free, whose banner has an executive producing deal with him and directing the movie.

In Sinking Spring, Brian Tyree Henry (Atlanta) plays a character who is a member of a group of Philadelphia friends who pose as DEA agents to rob a house somewhere in the country. However, their small-time grift is a life-and-death enterprise, as they unwittingly uncover and unravel one of the most significant hidden narcotics corridors on the Eastern seaboard, as explained in the official description of the plot.

There was originally planning for Mando to play Manny, Henry’s friend from the youth authority who had spent time with him while they were both in high school. The film also stars Kate Mulgrew, Amir Arison, Ving Rhames, Dustin Nguyen, and Marin Ireland.

Mando appeared in Better Call Saul for six seasons as low-level criminal Nacho Varga, which concluded last year. Mando played the role of Nacho Varga for the duration of the show. Aside from Orphan Black, he has also worked on Covert Affairs and several other TV shows.

About Michael Mando

A talented hockey player, footballer, and soccer player, Michael pursued a psychology and international relations scholarship instead. Unfortunately, a car hijacking left his mother paraplegic in 2001, and then tragedy struck again when his father died in a plane crash.

A few months later, he was shot in the knee in a separate incident. Over the two years, he spent in rehab, he discovered a deep love of acting and took some time off from university to pursue it. Studying classical and contemporary theatre, he particularly enjoyed Shakespeare and Molière’s works.

Following that, he co-created a video game character that made him an international star. Vaas Montenegro’s performance in Far Cry 3 and The Far Cry Experience was one of the most excellent motion-capture performances in gaming history. As well, as a result of his performances in the TV dramas Orphan Black and Rookie Blue, he was nominated twice for Best Supporting Actor at the Canadian Emmy Awards (C.S.A.).

He followed up by joining the cast of Better Call Saul as one of the original characters new to the Breaking Bad Universe. The prequel went on to have critical and commercial success worldwide, earning multiple Emmy and Golden Globe nominations, including two SAG Awards Nominations for Best Ensemble.

Michael reprises his role as fan and critic’s favourite Nacho Varga in the sixth and final season of the saga (2022). In Marvel’s blockbuster Spiderman franchise, Michael has also been teased as Mac Gargan, aka The Scorpion.

It is unclear what impact this dismissal will have on the series or its consequences on Mando’s career. We can only hope that this turn of events doesn’t derail his future projects and that he learns from this experience moving forward. Please comment in the section below if you have anything to say about the incident.


Abhilasha Shreshthi
Passionate writer on various topics from lifestyle to technology and everything in between. I have been blogging for seven years now, and when I'm not typing away on my laptop, I can be found singing, reading or cooking.


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