Dave Filoni Shares Update On Ahsoka’s Fate After ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’

Star Wars guru Dave Filoni has shared an update on fan favourite character Ahsoka’s fate after she made a brief vocal appearance in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.

Introduced in the Dave Filoni’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars as Anakin Skywalker’s padawan, Ahsoka has enjoyed immense popularity in the Star Wars fandom over the course of the past few years thanks to her various appearances in Star Wars: Rebels. Created by George Lucas and Dave Filoni, Ahsoka made her live-action debut in the climax of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker when she – alongside other Jedi – helped Rey defeat the Emperor.

Of all the Jedi who spoke to Rey in the finale of The Rise of Skywalker, Ashsoka was the only Jedi who wasn’t confirmed to be dead. However, when included in the same batch as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker, fans were devastated to find out that Ahsoka was most likely dead, passing away sometime after Star Wars: Rebels, which was co-created by Dave Filoni.

Fans should keep their tributes aside for now as Dave Filoni took to Twitter on Christmas afternoon to let fans know that Ahsoka might just be okay for now. Tweeting an image of Gandalf from Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers standing alongside Ahsoka, with the wizard stating “People thought I was dead, too. Look how that turned out too…”, Dave Filoni seems to have confirmed that Ahsoka’s appearance in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker doesn’t solidify her passing.

If you don’t know, Gandalf the Grey passed away as in The Fellowship of the Ring but ascended to the role of Gandalf the White in The Two Towers. Obviously, Dave Filoni hasn’t necessarily confirmed that Ahsoka is in the clutches of death, but he also hasn’t denied it either. It’s not hard to imagine Ahsoka returning in another Star Wars show or movie, especially considering the response that her brief appearance in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker elicited from fans. One thing’s for sure, repeat viewings of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker henceforth won’t be as bittersweet for Ahsoka fans.

Do you want to see Ahsoka return? Did you enjoy Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker? Comment below and let us know!

Here is the synopsis for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: 

Lucasfilm and director J.J. Abrams join forces once again to take viewers on an epic journey to a galaxy far, far away with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the riveting conclusion of the seminal Skywalker saga, where new legends will be born and the final battle for freedom is yet to come.

Directed by J.J. Abrams, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Kelly Marie Tran, Joonas Suotamo, Billie Lourd, Naomi Ackie, Richard E. Grant, Keri Russell, Mark Hamill, Anthony Daniels, Ian McDiarmid, and Billy Dee Williams. Carrie Fisher will appear as General Leia Organa through the use of previously unreleased footage shot for Star Wars: The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is now playing in theaters.

Source: Dave Filoni

New ‘Titans’ Photos Show Off Aqualad And The Original Team

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Titans Aqualad 01DC Universe has released eight brand new images from the upcoming fourth episode of the second season of Titans entitled, "Aqualad".

"Aqualad" will explore the dynamic among Dick Grayson/Robin (Brenton Thwaites), Donna Troy/Wonder Girl (Conor Leslie), Hank Hall/Hawk (Alan Ritchson), Dawn Granger/Dove (Minka Kelly) and Garth/Aqualad (Drew Van Acker) and how four years prior, their tight-knit family dynamic developed only to have their personal feelings bleed more into their work only to be exacerbated by the arrival of a new villain.

These new images give fans a new look at Drew Van Acker as Aqualad as well as a couple of new looks at the original team united together for action. In particular, we get our best look at how the Aqualad suit translates onscreen in live-action form.

You can check out the rest of the gallery for "Aqualad" by clicking "Next".

Here is the official synopsis for season two:

In Season 2, following the aftermath of their encounter with Trigon, Dick reforms the Titans. Under his supervision in their new home at Titans Tower, Rachel, Gar and Jason Todd train together to hone their hero abilities and work together as a team. They are joined by Hank Hall and Dawn Granger aka Hawk and Dove and Donna Troy aka Wonder Girl. Although these original Titans attempt to transition into a regular life, when old enemies resurface everyone must come together to take care of unfinished business. And as this family of old and new Titans – including Conner Kent and Rose Wilson – learn to co-exist, the arrival of Deathstroke brings to light the sins of the old Titans which threaten to tear this new Titans family apart once more.

The series stars Brenton Thwaites as Robin/Nightwing, Anna Diop as Starfire, Teagan Croft as Raven, and Ryan Potter as Beast Boy. Newcomers for its sophomore outing include Joshua Orpin and Esai Morales playing Superboy and Deathstroke, respectively, while Chella Man and Chelsea Zhang have also joined the cast as Deathstroke’s children Jericho and Ravager. Natalie Gumede has signed on to play Mercy Graves and Game of Thrones star Iain Glen is on board as Bruce Wayne.

Titans season two is now airing on DC Universe.

Source: DC Universe

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