‘The Mandalorian’ and ‘WW84’ Turn Pedro Pascal Into a Full-Blown Star

Stardom never comes overnight.

Take Chilean actor Pedro Pascal, 45.

He has been steadily rising for years now, using his hard-earned theater chops to carve out a character actor career.

And his breakout roles on HBO’s Season 4 of “Game of Thrones” (swashbuckling Red Viper/Oberyn Martell) followed by Netflix’s 2015 series “Narcos” (DEA agent Javier Peña) yielded even more chances to show what he can do.Last year, Pascal exploded.

First, he nabbed the title role in Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni’s “Star Wars” spin-off “The Mandalorian,” which launched on November 12, 2019, skyrocketing to become the first megahit lure for thousands of subscribers of Disney+.

Season Two premiered on October 30, 2020 to even more eyeballs.

Then came “Wonder Woman 1984,” which after several pandemic delays, finally debuted on December 25, day and date in global theaters and on HBO Max.

Due to the global health crisis, it was not possible for the

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