Probably the most beloved characters within the Star Wars universe is lastly getting their very own live-action tv present. Ahsoka, that includes Anakin Skywalker’s former Jedi Padawan Ahsoka Tano, is coming to Disney+. The character Ahsoka was launched within the Stars Wars: The Clone Wars animated sequence. She not too long ago made her live-action debut in The Mandalorian.
Lucasfilm is producing Ahsoka, an action-adventure, drama, science fiction sequence. The sequence will even characteristic the live-action debut of Ezra Bridger from Star Wars Rebels. HollywoodLife has rounded up all the pieces you want to know concerning the highly-anticipated present, together with the discharge date, solid, and extra.
Who Is Within the Solid for the Ahsoka Sequence?
There are the solid members confirmed to be starring in Ahsoka:
- Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano. Rosario debuted the function in season two of The Mandalorian and returned for an episode of The E-book of Boba Fett. Her casting in Ahsoka was confirmed in December 2020, when the sequence was introduced. Ahsoka was voiced by Ashley Eckstein in The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. The latter sequence takes place after Revenge of the Sith, when the Jedi are on the run from the Galactic Empire.
- Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Sabine Wren. Natasha is greatest recognized for enjoying Helena in Netflix’s The Society. She was formally solid Ahsoka in November 2021. Her character Sabine is launched in Star Wars Rebels as a younger Mandalorian warrior, Imperial Academy dropout, and a former bounty hunter. She is an ally to Ahsoka.
- Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader. Hayden was formally solid in Ahsoka in October 2021. He simply reprised his function as Anakin/Darth Vader in Obi-Wan Kenobi. Anakin was Ahsoka’s Jedi Mentor earlier than he turned to the Darkish Facet in Revenge of the Sith.
- Eman Esfandi as Ezra Bridger, the protagonist of Star Wars Rebels. Ezra is an orphaned avenue urchin and con artist who joins the Insurgent Alliance of their struggle towards evil. Ezra went lacking after sacrificing himself to defeat Grand Admiral Thrawn. Taylor Grey voices Ezra in Rebels.
Further confirmed solid members embrace Ivanna Sakhno (The Spy Who Dumped Me) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Fargo) whose roles are undisclosed. Mary Elizabeth is married to Ewan McGregor, who performs Obi-Wan within the Star Wars universe. Ray Stevenson has been solid as a villainous admiral. Ray voiced the character Gar Saxon in The Clone Wars and Rebels. The Rebels characters Hera Syndulla and Chopper are additionally set to seem in Ahsoka. Hera is a Twi’lek from the planet Ryoloth. Chopper is an astromech droid owned by Hera. Grand Admiral Thrawn can also be rumored to be showing. He’s an Imperial army chief who Ahsoka is looking in The E-book of Boba Fett.
When Will the Ahsoka Sequence Air?
Ahsoka will premiere on Disney+ in 2023. An actual launch date has but to be introduced. It’s anticipated to premiere after season 3 of The Mandalorian which kicks off in Feb. 2023. Ahsoka was first introduced in December 2020 alongside The E-book of Boba Fett as spinoffs to The Mandalorian.
Who’re the Creators?
Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni are the creators of Ahsoka. They’re additionally government producers with Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy. Dave is writing the sequence and can also be confirmed to be directing a number of episodes, together with the premiere. Peter Ramsey, who directed the Sony animated movie Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, will even be directing not less than one episode of Ahsoka, in accordance with The Hollywood Reporter. In a Could 2022 interview with Vanity Fair, Dave described Ahsoka as “a steady story.” He went on to say, “It’s positively driving towards a purpose, in my thoughts, versus being little singular adventures. That’s what I would like the character to be doing, and I believe that’s what followers need now. They’ve such a relationship along with her. I’ve solely not too long ago began to know that each one these youngsters that watched Clone Wars are actually quite a bit older—they’re very enthusiastic about all of the issues they grew up with, as they need to be.”
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Is There Any Footage So Far?
Ahsoka started filming on Could 9, 2022 in Los Angeles. At Star Wars Celebration on Could 26, Dave and Jon appeared in individual to advertise the present, whereas Rosario appeared by way of video in her Ahsoka costume. The primary footage from the present was shared at Star Wars Celebration and it reportedly featured Ahsoka, Sabine, and Hera. The next month, Rosario shared a behind-the-scenes video of her personal shadow whereas in costume on the set. “Glad Summer season Solstice,” she wrote.
What Will the Sequence Be About?
The official longline for Ahsoka, courtesy of Lucasfilm, reads, “After making her lengthy awaited live-action debut in The Mandalorian, Ahsoka Tano’s story, written by Dave Filoni, will proceed in a restricted sequence starring Rosario Dawson and government produced by Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau.” The sequence is predicted to comply with Ahsoka monitoring down Imperial Grand Admiral Thrawn, in addition to her good friend Ezra Bridger.
What Timeline is the Ahsoka Present?
Ahsoka is about in the identical timeline as The Mandalorian and The E-book of Boba Fett. All three reveals happen after Return of the Jedi, however earlier than the First Order is ruling the galaxy in The Pressure Awakens. The upcoming sequence Star Wars: Skeleton Crew will happen on this identical timeframe. The present is reported to be a “coming of-age journey movie” starring Jude Law, set for launch in 2023.
What to Watch Whereas You Wait
If you wish to meet Ahsoka from the start, watch Star Wars: The Clone Wars, each the animated movie after which the seven-season animated sequence. Ahsoka additionally seems in Star Wars Rebels, which is vital since a few of these characters will probably be in Ahsoka. Then, followers can see Ahsoka’s live-action debut (performed by Rosario Dawson) within the fifth episode of The Mandalorian season 2, adopted by the sixth episode of The E-book of Boba Fett. These titles are all obtainable to stream on Disney+.