Adam Pally Tells All About The Day He Punched Baby Yoda

Lawrence Kim
January 14, 2020

Although it boasted actors such as Pedro Pascal (Game of Thrones), Deadpool's Gina Carano, and Rocky's Carl Weathers, the most expensive performer on The Mandalorian may have been the show's breakout star: Baby Yoda. At the very least, that's what sequence boss Jon Favreau suggested two very explicit customer stars when it bought right here time to spank "Baby Yoda".

According to Entertainment Weekly, Pally was asked about the scene at the Television Critics Association's Winter Press Tour on Saturday, where he was promoting the upcoming NBC comedy "Indebted".

Amid exchanging banter about their ballbusting boss, Moff Gideon, Sudeikis' trooper repeatedly whacks the saddle bag inside which they've stowed the harassed Child. If you haven't seen The Mandalorian, but want to know how much a real Baby Yoda costs, just know it was $5 million - and when you finally see the final episode you'll get to read this great anecdote about how that huge figure came about. Pally said that his friend and "Mandalorian" showrunner Jon Favreau offered the cameo role to him simply by telling him that he "needed somebody to do something special".

"I remember the first shot I made when I hit him", said Pally. So while I want you to hit it, I just want you to know that'. "Because I think I took a big swing. And the next three takes I missed, because I was so nervous".

During the same press event, Pally also discussed the difficulties of keeping El Niño a secret before his big revelation in the first episode, saying it was "very hard to keep it a secret", before joking that "Baby Yoda is a little diva, just constantly vaping".

Pally will appear on "Indebted" when it premieres on NBC on February 6.

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