- Ahsoka premieres August 23 on Disney+.
- Rosario Dawson stars within the present.
- The official trailer was launched July 11.
Some of the 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+ later this summer time. The official trailer for the collection was launched July 11. The character Ahsoka was launched within the Stars Wars: The Clone Wars animated collection. She not too long ago made her live-action debut in The Mandalorian.
Lucasfilm is producing Ahsoka, an action-adventure, drama, science fiction collection. The present will function the live-action debut of Ezra Bridger from Star Wars Rebels. HollywoodLife has rounded up every thing you must know in regards to 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 position in season two of The Mandalorian and returned for an episode of The Guide of Boba Fett. Her casting in Ahsoka was confirmed in December 2020, when the collection was introduced. Ahsoka was voiced by Ashley Eckstein in The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. The latter collection 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 finest identified 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. H reprised his position 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 road urchin and con artist who joins the Insurgent Alliance of their battle in opposition to evil. Ezra went lacking after sacrificing himself to defeat Grand Admiral Thrawn. Taylor Grey voices Ezra in Rebels.
- Lars Mikkelson as Grand Admiral Thrawn. Mikkelson voiced the character in Rebels. Thrawn is a high-ranking member of the Galactic Empire.
- Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma. Genevieve not too long ago performed the character in Andor. Mon Mothma is the Chancellor of the New Republic.
Further confirmed solid members embrace Ivanna Sakhno (The Spy Who Dumped Me) as Shin Hatiand and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Fargo) as Hera Syndulla. Mary Elizabeth is married to Ewan McGregor, who performs Obi-Wan within the Star Wars universe. Ray Stevenson has been solid because the villainous admiral Baylan Skoll. Ray voiced the character Gar Saxon in The Clone Wars and Rebels. The Rebels character Chopper is about to seem in Ahsoka. Chopper is an astromech droid owned by Hera.
When Will the Ahsoka Sequence Air?
Ahsoka will premiere with the primary two episodes on August 23, 2023. There might be eight episodes whole. Ahsoka was first introduced in December 2020 alongside The Guide 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 collection and can 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, may also be directing a minimum of one episode of Ahsoka, in line 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 objective, in my thoughts, versus being little singular adventures. That’s what I need 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 grasp that every one these children that watched Clone Wars are actually loads older—they’re very enthusiastic about all of the issues they grew up with, as they need to be.”
— Star Wars (@starwars) December 10, 2020
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. “Completely happy Summer season Solstice,” she wrote.
The official trailer for Ahsoka was launched by Disney on July 11. Ahsoka groups up with Sabine and Hera to search out Thrawn. “If we don’t cease Thrawn, every thing might be in useless,” Ahsoka says. She additionally makes it clear that she’s moved on from her “previous” with Anakin. Anakin will not be featured within the trailer.
As soon as a insurgent, at all times a insurgent.
— Ahsoka (@ahsokaofficial) July 11, 2023
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 collection starring Rosario Dawson and government produced by Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau.” The collection is predicted to observe 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 Guide of Boba Fett. All three reveals happen after Return of the Jedi, however earlier than the First Order is ruling the galaxy in The Power Awakens. The upcoming collection Star Wars: Skeleton Crew will happen on this identical timeframe. The present is reported to be a “coming of-age journey movie” starring Jude Regulation, 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 collection. Ahsoka additionally seems in Star Wars Rebels, which is essential since a few of these characters might 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 Guide of Boba Fett. These titles are all obtainable to stream on Disney+.