Following her live-action debut within the Star Wars universe, the Ahsoka Disney+ sequence is coming with Rosario Dawson enjoying the titular lead. The Togruta Jedi Ahsoka Tano was Anakin Skywalker’s Padawan throughout the Clone Wars and has been a key determine within the animated Star Wars TV exhibits, first showing within the animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Followers not acquainted with the animated aspect of Star Wars had been possible first launched to Ahsoka in The Mandalorian season 2 the place she appeared within the episode, “The Jedi.” With that profitable live-action debut, Ahsoka is prepared for her personal Disney+ present.
Ahsoka was Anakin Skywalker’s Padawan, and one of many few Jedi to outlive Palpatine’s Order 66. In The Mandalorian, Ahsoka Tano met Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) and Grogu and helped Grogu join together with his internal Jedi. This got here full circle when Rosario Dawson’s live-action Ahsoka appeared in The E book Of Boba Fett, coaching Grogu together with Luke Skywalker earlier than Grogu determined to return to Din. Whereas The Mandalorian season 3 is the subsequent Star Wars journey, there are many thrilling developments with the Ahsoka Disney+ present.
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Ahsoka Newest Information
The most important information from the Ahsoka Disney+ present in latest months is one other thrilling casting announcement for the sequence. Eman Esfandi has signed on to play yet one more fan-favorite function from Star Wars: Rebels as Ezra Bridger (by way of The Hollywood Reporter). One more character from the animated world of Star Wars coming to live-action is thrilling sufficient, however Ezra’s inclusion within the present additionally hints at features of the storyline. Past the casting, the arrival of The Mandalorian season 3 suggests the potential for Ahsoka making one other look, however there is no such thing as a affirmation.
Ahsoka Launch Date
The Ahsoka Disney+ sequence is on its manner and is about to premiere late in 2023. When Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy appeared at Disney Investor Day 2020 to speak about the way forward for Star Wars and different tasks in growth from the studio, she mentioned 10 new tasks based mostly on Star Wars alone. Whereas Ahsoka was introduced alongside exhibits like Obi-Wan Kenobi and The Acolyte, no official launch date was confirmed. Jon Favreau lately confirmed the present was in post-production.
Of all the main points surrounding the Ahsoka Disney+ present, it is the forged that is been revealed with probably the most element. Rosario Dawson was in fact confirmed as Ahsoka and there is been a gradual stream of castings revealed. Natasha Liu Bordizzo will play Sabine Wren from Star Wars Rebels, and Hayden Christensen is reprising his function as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader. In what capability Ahsoka’s former grasp seems is unknown. Christensen might solely be showing in flashbacks, or he might have a extra direct function just like Obi-Wan Kenobi regardless of being useless (an Anakin Skywalker Pressure Ghost is not an impossibility, in spite of everything).
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Ray Stevenson has been forged as an unnamed villain who’s an Imperial Admiral, though there’s a number of hypothesis round Grand Admiral Thrawn, reviews recommend Stevenson is not going to be filling that function. Stevenson voiced Gar Saxon, a Mandalorian and Imperial Commando, in Star Wars Rebels, though since Saxon died in that present, it is unlikely he’ll return right here. Ivanna Sakhno and Mary Elizabeth Winstead are additionally concerned in undisclosed Ahsoka roles. The most recent casting information suggests extra connections with Star Wars: Rebels with Eman Esfandi taking the function of Ezra Bridger. Ezra was final seen in Rebels leaping into hyperspace aboard Thrawn’s ship, hinting at why Ahsoka is trying to find Thrawn.
Ahsoka Story Particulars
It is value noting that the Ahsoka Disney+ sequence was long-rumored earlier than Ahsoka’s The Mandalorian look. Given her in depth historical past as a survivor of the Clone Wars and Order 66, and dwelling via the whole Galactic Civil Conflict, there was rather a lot the present might deal with. Nevertheless, it is now identified that, as anticipated, Ahsoka will likely be set across the similar time as Mandalorian and E book of Boba Fett and can possible happen after The Mandalorian season 3 within the Star Wars timeline, because the Disney+ Star Wars exhibits set after Return of the Jedi have all adopted on from each other (except for Andor).
Ahsoka may even function characters from the animated sequence Star Wars Rebels, together with Hera, Zeb, and the Ghost’s trusted droid, Chopper, as they proceed their endeavor to find the lacking Ezra Bridger. This tracks, on condition that the final chronological look of Ahsoka earlier than she encountered Din and Grogu in The Mandalorian was on Star Wars Rebels. Plus, since Ahsoka herself was a personality that began in an animated present however discovered her strategy to live-action, utilizing Ahsoka as a automobile for Star Wars Rebels characters to do the identical is sensible.
Ahsoka Tano’s Star Wars Rebels hyperlink additionally feeds into the opposite motive many followers are notably excited by Ahsoka. Her The Mandalorian look confirmed she is looking for Grand Admiral Thrawn, who jumped to hyperspace with Ezra on the finish of Star Wars Rebels. Since Ahsoka will likely be set across the similar time as The Mandalorian, its narrative will extra possible revolve round her pursuit of the notorious Chiss tactician. Maybe no character from the Star Wars Legends lore has been demanded for a live-action canon look greater than Thrawn, and carrying on his and Ahsoka’s rivalry from Rebels has enormous implications for Star Wars.
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