Birds of Prey star Mary Elizabeth Winstead has joined the cast of Rosario Dawson’s upcoming Ahsoka series.
Ahsoka, starring Rosario Dawson, is expected to follow The Mandalorian‘s season three production, currently filming in Los Angeles. Leading up to Ahoska‘s principal photography, we’ve learned that Hayden Christensen will return as Anakin Skywalker, while Natasha Liu will play Sabine Wren from Star Wars Rebels. Ivanna Sakhno recently joined Ahsoka as an unknown character and per The Hollywood Reporter, Mary Elizabeth Winstead has become the latest addition to the show’s cast.
Mary Elizabeth Winstead joins Dave Filoni’s Ahsoka series with no details known about her Star Wars character. In real life, the Birds of Prey star notably had a son with Obi-Wan Kenobi himself, Ewan McGregor.
Rosario Dawson made her debut as Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian; here is the show’s premise:
“After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travels of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic….”
The Mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal, Giancarlo Esposito, Temuera Morrison, Katee Sackhoff, Ming-Na Wen, Bill Burr, Timothy Olyphant, and Carl Weathers, with Rosario Dawson joining the series as Ahsoka Tano ahead of her spin-off series. The series was created by Jon Favreau and executive produced by Dave Filoni, with season two episodes also directed by Rick Famuyiwa, Bryce Dallas Howard, Peyton Reed, Carl Weathers, and Robert Rodriguez.
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Source: The Hollywood Reporter