Star Wars: Ahsoka starts filming this month

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.

Ahsoka Tano Disney Plus Series Casts Ivanna Sakhno

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.

Natasha Liu Bordizzo cast as Sabine Wren in Star Wars Ahsoka Series

According to Variety, Natasha Liu Bordizzo (Guns Akimbo) has been cast to play the live-action version of Sabine Wren in Lucasfilm’s upcoming Star Wars series, Ahsoka. 

Ahsoka is a spin-off to the critically acclaimed Disney+ series, The Mandalorian. In which Rosario Dawson, reprises her role of Ahsoka Tano.

Sabine was introduced in the animated series Star Wars: Rebels, she’s a young Mandalorian and explosives expert. She also has a love for graffiti, questioning authority and, is a dropout from the Imperial Academy of Mandalore.

After the fall of the Empire, Wren and Tano teamed up on a mission to find their missing friend, Ezra Bridger. It was revealed in The Mandalorian that Ahsoka was on the hunt for Grand Admiral Thrawn.

It has also been reported that Thrawn and Ezra will appear in the series, played by Lars Mikkelsen and Mena Massoud respectively.

Episode 257: Films from 1999

In which Martyn and Gerrod look at the bumper year, which was 1999.

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Episode 214: Simon Pegg MCM Panel

Here is the full Simon Pegg panel from MCM London.

Simon discusses The Dark Crystal, Star Trek, Star Wars, the Cornetto trilogy, Ready Player One and, Spaced.

Simon Pegg is an English actor, comedian, screenwriter, and producer. He came to public prominence in the UK as the co-creator of the Channel 4 sitcom Spaced, directed by Edgar Wright. He went on to co-write and star in the Three Flavours Cornetto film trilogy: Shaun of the Dead (2004), Hot Fuzz (2007), and The World’s End (2013). He and Nick Frost wrote and starred in the sci-fi film Paul (2011).



Big blue box podcast discuss LFCC

In a semi-collaboration, we teamed up with the big blue box podcast to cover London Film and Comic Con.

On the latest exciting instalment of their podcast, Garry and Adam discuss the highs and lows of this summer’s LFCC.

The duo also discuss the Doctor Who story, Snakedance.

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Spoiler-free Review-Rogue One: A Star Wars story

Check out my initial reactions to watching Rogue One and what I thought overall! [NO SPOILERS]

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Episode 161:Star Wars:Rebels press conference

A few weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend the Star Wars:Rebels series 3 press con, at Star Wars celebration. In attendance were Dave Filoni, Sam Witwer and, Tiyer Sircar.

Thrawn is discussed, Tom Baker is radiant.

Star Wars Rebels is a 3D CGI animated television series produced by Lucasfilm Animation.

With its story beginning fourteen years after Revenge of the Sith and five years before A New Hope, Rebelstakes place during an era when the Galactic Empireis securing its grip on the galaxy. Imperial forces are hunting down the last of the Jedi Knights while a fledgling rebellion against the Empire is taking form. The visual style of Star Wars Rebels is inspired by the original Star Wars trilogy concept art by Ralph McQuarrie.

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Episode 150:Gwen Stephanie Awakens

In which two mates get drunk on rum and discuss Star Wars:The Force Awakens. They also touch upon the death of Lemmy (RIP) and the disapointing Doctor Who Christmas special, The husbands of River Song.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (also known as Star Wars: Episode VII – The Force Awakens) is a 2015  epic space opera film produced, co-written and directed by J. J. Abrams.

It is the first installment of the Star Wars sequel trilogy and the seventh installment of the main Star Wars film franchise, following Return of the Jedi (1983).

The film stars Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, and Max von Sydow.

The Husbands of River Song is an episode of the British science fiction television series Doctor Who. First broadcast on BBC One on 25 December 2015, it is the eleventh Christmas special since the show’s revival in 2005. It is written by Steven Moffat and directed by Douglas Mackinnon.

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