Wes Chatham (The Expanse, Hunger Games, Tenet) has joined the Disney+ Original series “Ahsoka.”
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According to Deadline, Chatham (The Expanse, Hunger Games, Tenet) will play the right-hand man to Lars Mikkelsen’s Admiral Thrawn in the series.
Set after the fall of the Empire, “Ahsoka” follows the former Jedi knight Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson) as she investigates an emerging threat to a vulnerable galaxy.
In addition to Rosario Dawson, “Ahsoka” stars Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Sabine Wren, Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Hera Syndulla, and Lars Mikkelsen will be reprising his animated role from The Clone Wars.
David Tennant returns to the Star Wars universe to play the droid character Huyang in the series. Hayden Christensen is also rumored to return as Anakin Skywalker in the series.
The series is written by Dave Filoni, who executive produces alongside Jon Favreau, Kathleen Kennedy, Colin Wilson, and Carrie Beck. Karen Gilchrist is co-executive producer.
The line-up of directors set to work on the series includes Filoni, Steph Green, Peter Ramsey, Jennifer Getzinger, Geeta Patel, and Rick Famuyiwa.
“Ahsoka” will consist of 8 episodes and debut exclusively on Disney+ in August 2023.
You can watch the teaser trailer below: