Subsequent month’s Star Wars: Ahsoka sees the titular non-Jedi (voiced by Ashley Eckstein in animation and performed in live-action by Rosario Dawson) make a return to live-action after beforehand displaying up in The Mandalorian and The E-book of Boba Fett. Outdoors of Ahsoka herself, the massive draw of her present is seeing the return of beloved Star Wars Rebels characters reminiscent of Sabine Wren (Tiya Sicar/Natasha Liu Bordizzo). Rebels ended with the 2 ladies making ready to embark on a journey to seek out that present’s protagonist, Ezra Bridger (Taylor Grey/Eman Esfadi).
Whereas earlier reveals have made it clear that Ahsoka’s been trying to find Ezra in her personal means, that very same interiority hasn’t been afforded to Sabine, who hasn’t appeared in any post-Rebels media prior to now. Chatting with SFX Magazine, Bordizzo was requested about Sabine’s headspace when Ahsoka comes knocking on her door to actually start their search. She mentioned that within the years because the pair final interacted, they’ve every “been by means of lots within the time that has handed, a few of which we learn about, a few of which we don’t. […] Their quests form of find yourself overlapping, bringing them again collectively.” Bordizzo acknowledged that whereas Sabine has a “deep degree of respect” for Ahsoka and sees her as a possible mentor determine, the 2 may have some “rigidity, and there’s issues they’ve been by means of that they should work out.”
Although there’s nonetheless a lot about Ahsoka that we nonetheless don’t know, it’s already recognized that Ahsoka is about to return for Dave Filoni’s theatrical Star Wars film. Reportedly titled Heir to the Empire, that movie is about to carry collectively all of the principal characters of the live-action reveals set within the New Republic era for a giant Avengers-type story. Whereas she at present doesn’t know if Sabine will make an look in that, Bordizzo did admit to the outlet that she feels “a part of one thing greater” in enjoying the character. “Ahsoka runs alongside the identical timeline as The Mandalorian season 3, and the reveals are all related. There’s simply so many parallels.”
Star Wars: Ahsoka premieres on Disney+ beginning on August 23.
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