Disney+ casts openly trans actress Talisa Garcia in upcoming series ‘Willow’
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Disney+ has cast an openly transgender actress to star in the highly anticipated fantasy series “Willow.” Chilean-born British actress Talisa Garcia will play a queen in the Lucasfilm adaptation of the 1998 film of the same name, according to the series’ IMDb page. Garcia, best known for the BBC thriller “Baptiste,” is the first openly trans actor cast in a production by Lucasfilm, the Disney-owned film and TV production company, which was founded by George Lucas and is best known for the “Star Wars” and “Indiana Jones” franchises. The series, which is set to premiere on Disney+ later this yea...