Rosario Dawson Releases First Images Of Ahsoka, Teases Sabine, Chopper And Hera

Ahsoka Tano is finally in the spotlight.

The heroine wielding the double lightsaber has become a key player in star wars the story when she debuted as Anakin Skywalker’s Padawan in the 2008 animation clone wars film. Since then, Ahsoka has appeared all over the galaxy, including the clone wars series, rebels, The Mandalorian, and Boba Fett’s Book. Now she’s finally ready to title his own live showwith Rosario Dawson put on those familiar tailcoats.

Dawson was in attendance at Star Wars Celebration on Saturday, accompanying producers Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau onstage to tease the upcoming series. Ahsoka It’s only been filming for a few weeks, and it’s not slated to hit Disney+ until 2023, but Filoni still brought along a little teaser footage, giving fans their first look at the return of everyone’s favorite Togruta warrior.

“It was such a pleasure and such an honor to bring this character to life and to feel the energy of everyone who wants to see her come to life,” Dawson told the crowd. “As a fan, it was exciting to experience this and see this story continue.”

Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson) in Lucasfilm’s THE MANDALORIAN, season two, exclusively on Disney+, (c) 2020 Lucasfilm Ltd. &TM. All rights reserved.

Lucasfilm Ltd. Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano in “The Mandalorian”

Ahsoka is settled during the same period as The Mandalorian and Boba Fett’s Book, as the galaxy faces new challenges after the events of Return of the Jedi. Through his appearances on The Mandalorian, we know the show will follow Ahsoka as she searches rebels Ezra Bridger character and tries to track the infamous Grand Admiral Thrawn.

Luckily, she has a few allies to help her in her search: footage released at the Star Wars Celebration revealed close ties to rebels, and Dawson was soon joined on stage by beloved droid Chopper and Natasha Liu Bordizzo, who will play rebels fan favorite Sabine Wren. The clip showed Sabine de Bordizzo looking at her painted fresco from the Phantom crew, and audiences also got a glimpse of an unidentified character from behind – one that looked a lot like Captain Ghost Hera Syndulla.

“I feel like I’ve been adopted into a new family,” Bordizzo told the audience. “I can’t say anything, but I know how much Sabine means to a lot of people in this room, and watching rebels it has come to mean a lot to me too. I know how much she means to Dave, so I think you guys are going to be really excited about the journey she’s about to have.”

by Ahsoka the cast also includes Mary Elizabeth Winstead and Ivanna Sakhno. It does not yet have a release date but is expected to air in 2023.

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