The Ahsoka Tano series has seemingly found its Hera Syndulla in Mary Elizabeth Winstead.
Earlier this year, Mary Elizabeth Winstead joined the cast of the Disney Plus series Ahsoka in an undisclosed role. Now, Bespin Bulletin reports that the actress is playing a live-action version of the Star Wars Rebels character Hera Syndulla in the upcoming series.
The first official footage from Ahsoka was revealed in a recent promotional spot for the Disney Plus streaming service. The sneak peek gave fans a first look at the return of Rosario Dawson’s Ahsoka Tano after her last appearance in The Book of Boba Fett.
More footage from Ahsoka was shown during the recent Mandalorian panel at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, California. The sizzle reel, which has not been released online, opened with Ahsoka in a ship before teasing the live-action debut of Hera Syndulla and the droid Huyang. It ended with Sabine Wren walking up to artwork of the Ghost crew from Star Wars Rebels.
The Ahsoka Tano series is being developed by Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni. The latter co-created Ahsoka alongside George Lucas, with the heroine making her first apppearance in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
The cast of the Ahsoka Tano series includes Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Sabine Wren, Eman Esfandi as Ezra Bridger and Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker, a.k.a. Darth Vader. Ivanna Sakhno and Ray Stevenson are also on board in undisclosed roles.
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