Actress joins Rosario Dawson and Hayden Christensen.
A beloved “Star Wars” character has finally gained a live-action interpreter. Natasha Liu Bordizzo will play the mandalorian Sabina Wren in “ Ahsoka ”, the Disney Plus series about Ahsoka Tano. The information is from the Deadline .
Wren is a key player in the animated series “ Star Wars Rebels ”, where he was part of the rebel cell of the planet Lothal along with Hera Syndulla, Kanan Jarrus, Ezra Bridger, Garazeb Orrelios and the droid Chopper. She was also one of the leaders of the Mandalorian resistance that freed Mandalore from imperial occupation and reinstated Bo-Katan Kryze (Katee Sackhoff) as leader of the people, before the return of the Empire and the massacre promoted by the villain Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito). At the end of ” Rebels “, set after ” The Mandalorian “, Ahsoka Tano and Sabine set out together in search of Jedi Ezra Bridger, missing in combat against the villain of the series, Grand Admiral Thrawn.
Bordizzo is an Australian actress who has been featured in films such as “ Guns Akimbo ” and “ The Voyeurs ”. She was also in the series “ The Society ”, by Netflix, and in the feature “ Hotel Mumbai ”. In addition to being an actress, she is also a black belt in taekwondo.
“Ahsoka” still doesn’t have a set plot, but it must accompany the main character in her search for Bridger and Thrawn after the events of the second season of “ The Mandalorian ”, where she first appeared in live-action, played by Rosario Dawson. Previously, the character had already established herself as a fan favorite in the animations “ The Clone Wars ” and “ Star Wars Rebels ” as the rebel apprentice of Anakin Skywalker.
The series will be scripted by Dave Filoni and executive produced by Jon Favreau. In addition to Rosario Dawson in the title role, the cast also has the return of Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker.
Production is scheduled to start in early 2022, with no debut forecast yet.