"The Mandalorian" recently surprised fans with two cameo guest star
appearances: Lizzo and Jack Black.
The two actors were featured in Wednesday's episode, "Chapter 22: Guns for
Hire." The popular "Star Wars" spinoff stars Pedro Pascal as the titular
character in the Disney+ series.
Lizzo and Black played the Duchess and Captain Bombardier, a married couple
ruling a planet named Plazir-15, which is being terrorized by its droids. Din
Djarin (Pascal), Grogu, and Bo-Katan (Katee Sackhoff) meet the duo on their
The episode also featured "Back to the Future" star Christopher Lloyd playing
Social media users shared their reactions upon seeing the "School of Rock"
star and "Truth Hurts" singer appearing on the show.
"What are lizzo and jack black doing here?" one Twitter reaction asked,
echoing what so many others were saying.
what are lizzo and jack black doing here ?? #themandalorian
-- cyn (@lacriimas) April 5, 2023
"It was so bad my 3 kids couldn't even watch these scenes. They've seen
enough good movies to instantly recognize just how awful it was in every
aspect. The first 2 seasons were not great - but enjoyable. Season 3 feels
like Disney handed the reins over to their college interns," another account
"Never shocked by what Disney decides to do," a third account chimed in.
Lizzo, who has dressed as "Star Wars" characters before for Halloween, posted
on Twitter about the cameo.
"As a kid my dad showed me Star Wars like a rite of passage. When I got the
role of The Dutchess [sic] I cried all day. Dad I wish u were here to see
this! Thanks to everyone in the Galaxy I am now part of the ever-expanding
saga of the stars," she wrote. "This is The Way... May the Force be with U."
Black also commemorated his cameo by sharing a post of himself and Lizzo in
full makeup and costumes to his Instagram. He wrote in the caption, "So fun
working. with @lizzobeeating on @themandalorian as the king and queen of
While some viewers admitted that Black and Lizzo weren't horrible in the
episode, their cameos still confused fans.
Let's go Brandon!