STAR WARS: AHSOKA: MARY ELIZABETH WINSTEAD JOINS THE CAST

Ahsoka is expected to debut on Disney Plus in 2023.

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Mary Elizabeth Winstead (10 Cloverfield Lane, Birds of Prey) has joined the cast of Ahsoka , the live action Star Wars series set five years after the events of Return of the Jedi . THR reports that no details on the character have been provided at the moment.

No plot details have been revealed, but it is rumored that other Star Wars Rebels characters will appear in the series , including Ezra Bridger and Grand Admiral Thrawn.

Principal photography is scheduled to begin in March of this year, when filming on The Mandalorian ‘s third season wraps up .

The cast

Rosario Dawson returns to play Jedi warrior Ahsoka Tano, following her live action debut in ‘Chapter 13’ of The Mandalorian ‘s second season .

Hayden Christensen reprises the role of Anakin Skywalker / Darth Vader, Ahsoka’s master in the animated series The Clone Wars , probably as a Force Phantom.

Australian Natasha Liu Bordizzo will play Sabine Wren the character introduced in Star Wars Rebels while Ukrainian Ivanna Sakhno will play a mysterious new character.

In the Rebels epilogue, we saw Ahsoka and Sabine Wren team up to find their lost friend: Ezra. It is rumored that Ahsoka’s series will pick up from this point.

Dave Filoni is the author of the screenplay and is one of the executive producers with Jon Favreau .