Rosario Dawson may be joining season 2 of The Mandalorian for Disney Plus, in which she’ll reportedly be playing fan-favourite person Ashoka Tano, in line with a file from SlashFilm.
The flow marks the maximum overt hyperlink between Disney’s famous lively Star Wars TV shows — which consist of Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars: Rebels, each of which function Tano as a person — and its live-action efforts. Tano (voiced by way of Ashley Eckstein on the animated suggests) these days back to The Clone Wars inside the presently airing seventh season of the display, which turned into resurrected as a Disney Plus distinct. Tano making the bounce from animated to live action would be the most important shift inside the franchise due to the fact General Grievous (who debuted in the 2D animated Clone Wars collection from Genndy Tartakovsky).
Tano was introduced to the Star Wars universe in 2008 as Anakin Skywalker’s Jedi apprentice in the by-product Star Wars: The Clone Wars film that still served as a backdoor pilot for the TV series. Despite the recognition of the man or woman, she’s in no way regarded within the more serious live-movement iterations of the franchise (aside from a voice-over cameo in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker).
It’s becoming that Tano could make her live-motion debut in The Mandalorian, for the reason that Dave Filoni — who co-created the man or woman — is likewise a author, manufacturer, and director for The Mandalorian. And Dawson looks as if the proper preference to portray the man or woman — she had even tweeted her interest in response to a fan suggesting the idea on Twitter in 2017.
Disney has already said that The Mandalorian season 2 may be arriving on Disney Plus this October, assuming there aren’t any delays due to production shutdowns resulting from the radical coronavirus.