According to The Hollywood Reporterthe director Peter Ramsey was hired to direct at least one episode of the upcoming TV series dedicated to Ahsoka Tano, played by Rosario Dawson.
For those who don’t know him, Ramsey was the first black director to win the Oscar from best animation after co-drive’Spider-Man in the Spider-Verse’beside Bob Persichetti e Rodney Rothman.
Before that, his big directorial debut was in ‘The Guardians Origin’ (2012).
Remembering that the footage of ‘Ahsoka‘ will begin in late April in Los Angeles, so new updates should be released over the next few weeks.
introduced in animation ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’Ahsoka Tano has become one of the most beloved characters in the saga created by George Lucasalso appearing in ‘Star Wars: Rebels‘, ‘O Mandaloriano‘ e ‘Boba Fett’s Book‘.
For now, there is still no premiere date for the series dedicated to the character.
Dave Filoni (‘The Book of Boba Fett’), the current creative director of Lucasfilm, is responsible for the script, in addition to serving as executive producer alongside Jon Favreau (‘O Mandaloriano’).
During an interview for the Empire, Filoni as well as how the studio intends to expand the renegade jedi’s trajectory through the series.
“It’s exciting, that’s what I have to say. This series is something you’ve been thinking about doing for a long time. And it’s kind of surprising when you’re sitting there while the dream comes true.”
And like many characters from ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ will be present in the plot, the filmmaker joked that the series is a kind of continuation of animation.
“I’ve thought about this adventure for Ahsoka for a long time and it’s interesting to see how she’s evolved since ‘The Clone Wars‘, passing through ‘Rebels’, until you get here. I think I can call the TV show a sequel [da animação]. It’s a big lesson for me about making a dream come true. When you have the support of a creative guy like Jon Favreauit can help you add dimension and depth to what you are doing.”
Besides Dawsonthe list has Ray Stevenson (‘Black Sails’) as an Admiral of the Galactic Empire, Natasha Liu Bordizzo like Sabine Wren, and Hayden Christensen like Anakin Skywalker.
Ivanna Sakhno (‘Ring of Fire: The Uprising’) and Mary Elizabeth Winstead (‘Gemini Project’) have also been cast in as-yet-unidentified roles.
Rumors also pointed out that Grand Admiral Thrawn will be the main villain of the series and will be played by Lars Mikkelsenvoice actor for the character in the animation ‘Star Wars: Rebels’.
At the beginning of last year, it was also said that Mena Massoud (‘Aladdin’) had been chosen as the interpreter of Ezra Bridger in the attraction.
For those who don’t know, Ezra Bridger is a character from the animation ‘Star Wars: Rebels‘. He was Kanan Jarrus’ padawan apprentice, and helped the Rebel Alliance defeat Admiral Thrawn’s Imperial forces.
And the actor himself added fuel to the fire when he published a image on your instagram and added a caption citing the character.
However, nothing has been officially confirmed.
During an interview for the Screen Rant, Massoud was asked about it, but he neither confirmed nor denied the casting.
In the statement, he also said that the post made earlier was a strategy to launch his name in the dispute.
“There’s not much I can say about it, but, you know, I heard this role was coming and it’s becoming a real thing. So I just wanted to put my name in the fray, it’s part of manifesting what you want.”
“We live in a very different time from the 70s, 80s and 90s, when there was no social media. Now we can do our own advertising. And I did it because I think it would be a great opportunity to apply everything I learned on a set like ‘Aladdin‘ in productions of the universe Star Wars, DC Comics Where Marvel.”
Despite the dubious statement, the LRM Online had disclosed that Massoud he would already be confirmed as Bridger’s interpreter.