Ahsoka: August release window revealed in action-packed trailer

Rosario Dawson as AhsokaDisney+

The Ahsoka panel at Star Wars Celebration was filled with exciting new information about the eagerly anticipated Star Wars series, including an August 2023 release window.

Ahsoka is a relatively new Star Wars character who was introduced in the animated Clone Wars film in 2008, then appeared in various shows and spinoffs.

Rosario Dawson played the character in Season 2 of The Mandalorian, and reprised the role on The Book of Boba Fett.

She’ll once again play Ahsoka in a solo, self-titled show currently in production, and Dawson appeared onstage at Star Wars Celebration today – alongside executive producers Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni – to tell all about the forthcoming show.

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Ahsoka gets August 2023 release window in new trailer

Check out the first trailer for Ahsoka below:

At the start of the panel, everyone praised each other for their work on Ahsoka. “Dave never squashes an idea you have – he finds a way to make it fit in,” Favreau said.

A poster for the series was then revealed, showing Dawson as Ahsoka, with the reveal of a release window: August 2023.

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In the teaser trailer, Dawson’s character says: “Something’s coming… something dark. I sense it.”

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We get glimpses of the cast, including Ray Stevenson, Andor star Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma, and Scott Pilgrim star Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Hela Syndulla, a character first introduced in Star Wars: Rebels.

And, most excitingly of all, we get a glimpse of Grand Admiral Thrawn in live-action. “I started hearing whispers about Thrawn’s return… as heir to the Empire,” she said in the trailer.

Grand Admiral Thrawn is one of the most popular character in the Star Wars universe. The blue-skinned alien first appeared in a trilogy of Thrawn novels written by Timothy Zahn in the early 1990s. He has since popped up in the animated Star Wars Rebels series, and two more book trilogies, again written by Zahn.

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