Since The Mandalorian first arrived on Disney+ in 2019, the Star Wars series has seen Mando and Grogu venture to many weird and wonderful worlds and in the process, they’ve crossed paths with a whole host of new and familiar faces.
The latest installment, Chapter 22, is no different as episode 6 of The Mandalorian season 3 welcomes a number of notable new additions to the cast.
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The Mandalorian Season 3 Episode 6 Date And Plot Preview
Episode 6 of The Mandalorian season 3 landed on Disney+ on Wednesday, April 5, 2023.
Titled Guns For Hire, Chapter 22 sees Mando and Bo-Katan begin their search for new Mandalorian recruits to add to their ranks.
The pair head for the opulent world of Plazir-15 where some of Bo-Katan’s former allies have been working as privateers.
However, before they can speak with their fellow Mandalorians, Mando and Bo-Katan are forced to look into the planet’s droid problem, as a number of their robotic servants have been going rogue.
The Mandalorian Season 3 Episode 6 Cast
Ever since The Mandalorian first aired, the series has often featured guest stars in its planet-of-the-week-style episodes and episode 6 of season 3 does just that as several key characters are introduced to the cast in Chapter 22.
Main and recurring cast
Pedro Pascal as Din Djarin / The Mandalorian
Katee Sackhoff as Bo-Katan Kryze
Brendan Wayne and Lateef Crowder as The Mandalorian stunt doubles
Simon Kassianides as Axe Woves
Mercedes Varnado as Koska Reeves
Jack Black as Captain Bombardier
Lizzo as The Duchess
Christopher Lloyd as Commissioner Helgait
Christine Adams as Quarren Captain
Harry Holland as Mon Calamari Nobleman
Dale Dickey as Saifir
Matthew Wood as B-1 Droid Foreman
Seth Gabel as Bartender Droid
Jen Kober as Lab Tech
Guest star spotlight
Simon Kassianides As Axe Woves
We begin our cast rundown for Chapter 22 with Simon Kassianides who reprises the role of Mandalorian warrior Axe Woves after first appearing as the character back in season 2.
The London-born actor has more than 50 credits to his name with notable appearances coming in Marvel’s Agents Of SHIELD, Pearson, Suits, How To Get Away With Murder, Nikita, Geezas and How To Train Your Dragon 2.
Mercedes Varnado As Koska Reeves
Another familiar face in episode 6 will be Mercedes Varnado, who fans may know as WWE wrestler Sasha Banks, who returns as Koska Reeves.
Aside from her glittering career in wrestling, Varnado’s only acting role to date has been in The Mandalorian, with her making her debut in season 2’s third episode.
Jack Black As Captain Bombardier
A surprise inclusion in Chapter 22 is Jack Black who brings his larger-than-life personality to the role of Captain Bombardier, a former Imperial who has been rehabilitated in the New Republic’s Amnesty Program.
Black has had a prolific career and has appeared in everything from TV and movies to video games and even his own band, Tenacious D.
Prior to appearing in The Mandalorian, Jack Black’s other credits include The Super Mario Bros. Movie, Kung Fu Panda, the recent Jumanji films, 2005’s King Kong and The School Of Rock among many others.
Seth Gabel As Bartender Droid(The Mandalorian Season 3 Episode 6 Cast)
Taking on the role of episode 6’s Bartender Droid is Seth Gabel, whose cameo is a notable one as he’s the husband of this episode’s director, Bryce Dallas Howard.
Seth has appeared in almost 40 acting roles and will be best known to fans of Big Sky, Netflix’s The Watcher, Genius, Salem, American Horror Story, Fringe, Dirty Sexy Money and The Da Vinci Code.
Jen Kober As Lab Tech
And finally, we end our cast rundown with Jen Kober who appears as the Lab Technician near the end of The Mandalorian Chapter 22.
The Louisiana-born actress has appeared in an impressive 30 roles throughout her career and has credits in Hacks, The Browns, American Horror Story, Dead To Me, The Purge TV series, Curb Your Enthusiasm and Treme.