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‘Ahsoka’ Disney+ Series Gets Release Window Update

According to a new report, we may know when the upcoming “Ahsoka” series will release on Disney+.  Disney previously announced that the Star Wars series would premiere sometime in 2023 however in a new article from Variety, the outlet claims “Ahsoka” is set to premiere on Disney+ in late summer (August or September of 2023). 

Keep in mind, Lucasfilm or Disney have not announced a release date yet for “Ahsoka” other than 2023.  It’s likely we will hear more about the upcoming series and a possible release date at Star Wars Celebration 2023 which takes place the weekend of April 7th in London.  The “Ahsoka” panel will be held on Saturday, April 8th, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM British Summer time.

Rosario Dawson will be reprising her role as Ahsoka in the limited series who we last saw in Season 2 of The Mandalorian and in Chapter 6 of The Book of Boba Fett. Reports have confirmed that Natasha Liu Bordizzo will portray Sabine Wren, Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Kate, Birds of Prey) has reportedly been cast as Hera Syndulla and Ivanna Sakhno (Pacific Rim: Uprising) will play a new character Shin.  Additionally, Ray Stevenson (Vikings) joined the cast.  THR reports that “he is a villain in the series and will play an admiral … although, not Thrawn.”  Eman Esfandi (King Richard) was recently announced to play Ezra Bridger in the series.

Insider Daniel Richtman previously revealed the following logline and synopsis for the series:

In “Ahsoka” Tano (Rosario Dawson) is on the hunt for the evil Grand Admiral Thrawn in the hope it will help her locate the missing Ezra Bridger, the young Jedi that disappeared with Thrawn many years ago. Based on characters from the “Star Wars” franchise. A spinoff of the TV series “The Mandalorian.”

Peter Ramsey will reportedly direct at least one episode of Disney+’s upcoming “Ahsoka” series.  Ramsey is the first Black filmmaker to win the animated feature Oscar as co-director of Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.

Dave Filoni is attached to write the show and is exec producing with Jon Favreau.

“Ahsoka” is slated to premiere on Disney+ sometime in 2023, however, Disney or Lucasfilm have not announced an exact release date yet.

Source: Variety via The Direct

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