As the first series of The Book of Boba Fett comes to a close, Lucasfilm is gearing up to begin production on Ahsoka, the upcoming live-action Star Wars series. This is a series that a lot of Star Wars fans are very excited about because we finally get to see Ahsoka in action, in her own series. As she embarks on a quest to find Ezra and Thrawn.
Production on Star Wars: Ahsoka will begin by the end of the month, according to Production Weekly.
The Mandalorian Series 3 wraps production in March. If this is the case, we may expect to see both shows launch before the end of the year.
Rosario Dawson will reprise her role as Ahsoka Tano, with a supporting cast including Natasha Liu, who is said to be playing a live-action version of Sabine Wren. A character who originated in Star Wars: Rebels.
According to Variety, actress Ivanna Sakhno has been cast in the spin-off series to The Mandalorian, for Disney Plus.
Sakhno will star opposite Rosario Dawson, who is reprising her role of Ahsoka Tano, and Natasha Liu Bordizzo. Who was recently announced to be playing a live-action version of Sabine Wren, a character who first appeared in animated form in Star Wars: Rebels.
Details on who Sakhno is playing are being kept incredibly secret, although it seems she will be playing a new character created specifically for the series.
Sakhno recently appeared in a few episodes of the highly underrated series ‘High Fidelity’ with Zoe Kravitz.
“Ahsoka” is one of several live-action “Star Wars” properties being made for Disney Plus. Another spin-off to The Mandalorian, ‘The book of Bobba Fett’ airs next month. Series three of ‘The Mandalorian,’ is expected to arrive in 2022. The streamer is also working on Obi-Wan Kenobi series, starring Ewan McGregor as well as a Rogue One prequel, based around the character of Cassian Andor, with Diego Luna reprising his role.