Michael Mando Fired From Apple Series ‘Sinking Spring’ Following Clash With Co-Star

Michael Mando has been fired from the Apple TV+ series Sinking Spring after an on-set incident, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The Better Call Saul alum “was dismissed from the show following a clash with a co-star” on the set of the upcoming drama series, per THR. Producers initially tried to smooth things out, but ultimately, they decided to let Mando go and recast the role. Wagner Moura (Narcos) will now play the role Mando was set to play. (Apple has yet to confirm the firing or recasting.)

Sources said Mando, who played Nacho on all six seasons of AMC’s Better Call Saul, was let go after an on-set incident. Producers attempted to smooth things out, and the decision was made to let Mando go from the series and recast the role. Mando was poised to play Manny Cespedes, a good-hearted friend of Ray’s (Henry), who he first met when they did time together in the youth authority. That role will now go to Moura. Marin Ireland, Kate Mulgrew, Amir Arison, Ving Rhames, Dustin Nguyen, Nesta Cooper, Idris Debrand, Liz Caribel and Will Pullen round out the cast.

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