Ahsokathe upcoming Disney Plus series, is quickly turning into a live-action sequel for star wars rebels. The latest addition to the series cast is Natasha Liu Bordizzo (The Society), who will play Mandalorian Sabine Wren in the series, Lucasfilm announced at Star Wars Celebration 2022. She will be joined by Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka and many other unannounced cast members when the show releases in 2023.
Sabine Wren is a member of the rebellion and a Mandalorian. rebels fans will remember her as one of the most important characters in this series and for her signature painted armor. Sabine’s casting also hints at a few things about the show’s overall plot. In the conclusion of star wars rebelsWren and Ahsoka go together to find their friend Ezra Bridges, who gets lost at the end of the series.
It seems that Ahsoka could pick up somewhere on their journey with the two women still on the hunt to rescue Ezra. This idea is supported by the fact that Celebration attendees apparently saw a live-action image of Sabine and Ahsoka standing in front of a mural of Ezra himself. star wars rebels‘ Chopper the droid, who also joins the cast of Ahsokaalso made an appearance during Celebration.
Ahsoka will also star Mary-Elizabeth Winstead (Scott Pilgrim vs the World) and Ray Stevenson (Thor). Dave Filoni will serve as executive producer and one of the writers for Ahsokabut we don’t yet know who will direct or write the rest of the series.
Star Wars Celebration included many other announcements, including the release window of The Mandalorian season 3, the first trailer of Andornew details about Star Wars: Skeleton Crewthe first trailer for the new game Star Wars Jedi Survivorsand a premiere of the first two episodes of Obi Wan Kenobi.