Ahsoka: Every little thing We Know In regards to the New Star Wars Sequence

The Star Wars universe has by no means been missing in ardent followers, however few characters have captured the creativeness and adoration of followers in fairly the fashion of Ahsoka Tano, first launched as Anakin Skywalker’s apprentice within the beloved animated sequence Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Rapidly turning into as necessary to the franchise as a few of its way more established figureheads, Ahsoka lastly made her live-action debut in 2020, when Rosario Dawson slipped on her tentacular wig for the second season of The Mandalorian.

Now, a brand new live-action sequence from the world of Lucasfilm and Disney+ is on the horizon. Ahsoka will observe Dawson as the previous Jedi, reeling after the lack of her once-respected mentor. Right here’s what we all know to date.

Who’s Ahsoka Tano?

A part of an alien race often known as the Togruta from the homeworld Shili, Ahsoka Tano was as soon as the Padawan (a.ok.a. apprentice) of Anakin Skywalker, who would later change into the villain Darth Vader. She fought alongside Anakin through the Clone Wars and finally change into a Jedi in her personal proper. However after she was falsely framed for an explosion on the Jedi Temple, she misplaced religion within the Jedi Council and left the Jedi Order to carve out her personal path. By becoming a member of up with the Rebel, she was finally reunited along with her outdated grasp, who had since donned the enduring black helmet and offered his soul to the Darkish Aspect. Throughout a heart-wrenching battle with Vader, she was rescued by one other Padawan named Ezra Bridger, who later disappeared in a battle towards the Empire.

What’s Ahsoka about?

An alleged casting breakdown provided this logline to explain the present again in 2021:

Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson) is on the hunt for the evil Grand Admiral Thrawn within the hope it’s going to assist her find the lacking Ezra Bridger, the younger Jedi that disappeared with Thrawn a few years in the past. Based mostly on characters from the “Star Wars” franchise. A by-product of the TV sequence “The Mandalorian”.

That description was confirmed with the discharge of the present’s official teaser trailer on April 7, 2023: Ahsoka is on the hunt for Ezra, and is cautious of the looming menace of Thrawn’s return as “inheritor to the Empire.” The sequence is ready 5 years after The Return of the Jedi, through which Darth Vader dies by the hands of Emperor Palpatine. Hayden Christensen, who performed Anakin within the Star Wars prequel movies, is ready to reappear in Ahsoka, which leaves us questioning how he’ll determine into the story. Maybe in flashbacks? As a hologram?

The restricted sequence is written by Dave Filoni, who’s additionally co-producing with Jon Favreau. At the least one episode shall be directed by Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse co-director Peter Ramsey, per The Hollywood Reporter.

Watch the sequence’ first full teaser trailer under.

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Who’s within the solid?

Together with Dawson and Christensen, it was confirmed by Deadline in November 2021 that The Society’s Natasha Liu Bordizzo had been solid within the position of Sabine Wren, initially from the Star Wars: Rebels animated sequence. The character is a “younger Mandalorian warrior and graffiti artist, Imperial Academy dropout and a former bounty hunter” who apparently is aware of so much about blowing issues up.

The remainder of the solid contains:

  • Eman Esfandi as Ezra Bridger, a thief educated as a Jedi who was misplaced together with imperial chief Grand Admiral Thrawn.
  • Winstead as Hera Syndulla, a Twi’lek pilot and one other key character from Rebels.
  • Stevenson as Baylan.
  • David Tennant as Huyang, a droid good friend used to create lightsabers.
  • Christensen as Anakin Skywalker.
  • Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma, the senator most not too long ago seen within the Disney+ sequence Andor.
  • Diana Lee Inosanto as Morgan Elsbeth, a former apprentice of Thrawn.
  • Sakhno in an undisclosed position.

When will Ahsoka come out on Disney+?

Star Wars: Ahsoka formally premieres on Disney+ on Wednesday, August 23, 2023. The streamer introduced the information with a brand new TV spot and three stills from the sequence.

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Disney+ introduced that manufacturing started on Might 9, 2022, shutting down earlier experiences saying it could start in March or April. Lastly, on April 7, 2023, the corporate introduced Ahsoka would arrive in August 2023.

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