Ahsoka is finally set to give one of the most beloved Star Wars characters their own solo project. The series is officially confirmed to land on Disney Plus in late August.
Fans first got a hint about when Ahsoka would debut on Disney Plus two months ago during the Star Wars Day Celebration where the first teaser for the show was released. While it was confirmed the Rosario Dawson-led project would debut in August, no specific date was given. It’s now been confirmed the show will release Wednesday, August 23, sticking to the tradition Wednesday release date for Disney Plus series.
Ahsoka is a spin-off from the popular Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series, which followed the adventures of Jedi Knight Anakin Skywalker and his apprentice Ahsoka Tano during the Clone Wars. Ahsoka quickly became a fan favorite, and her character has since been featured in other Star Wars projects, including the animated series Star Wars Rebels and live-action appearances in the second season of The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett.
The creative team cast of Ahsoka
The Ahsoka Tano series is being developed by Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni. The latter co-created Ahsoka alongside George Lucas, with the heroine making her first apppearance in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
The cast of the Ahsoka Tano series includes Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Sabine Wren, Eman Esfandi as Ezra Bridger and Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker, a.k.a. Darth Vader. Ivanna Sakhno and Ray Stevenson are also on board in undisclosed roles.
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