Star Wars: Ahsoka: Release date, cast, and more

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A close up of Rosario Dawn in costume for the Star Wars show Ahsoka

Here’s everything you need to know about the new Disney+ show, Ahsoka, from its release date, cast, and more.

Ahsoka will be the newest addition to the Star Wars collection on Disney+, joining the ranks of Andor, and The Mandalorian.

The show will follow the titular character on brand new adventures, following her appearances in The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett.

The character, who was originally introduced in the Star Wars animated series and film, Star Wars: The Clone Wars, is a fan-favorite. As a result, many Star Wars fans are eagerly anticipating the premiere of Ahsoka.

Here’s everything you need to know about Ahsoka from its release date, cast, and more

Ahsoka release date: When does it come out?

Ahsoka is set to premiere on Disney+ on August 23, 2023.

The show was announced in 2020 as part Disney’s Star Wars spin-off series including The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett. This collection of shows is supposed to end with the “climactic story event” that is Star Wars: Skeleton Crew, which takes place in the same timeline as Ahsoka and The Mandalorian.

Ahsoka was developed by Jon Favreau, who created The Mandalorian, and Dave Filoni, who co-created the created for the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Filoni also wrote the entire series and served as its lead producer.

Ahsoka cast: Who’s in it?

The Ahsoka cast is made of a mix of Star Wars newcomers and veterans. Check out the full list below:

  • Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano
    Natasha Liu Bordizzo as Sabine Wren
    Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker
  • Eman Esfandi as Ezra Bridger
  • Ivanna Sakhno as Shin Hati
  • Mary Elizabeth Winstead as Hera Syndulla
  • Ray Stevenson as Baylan Skoll
  • Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma
  • Diana Lee Inosanto as Morgan Elsbeth
  • Lars Mikkelsen as Grand Admiral Thrawn
  • David Tennant as Huyang
  • Maurice Irvin as Senator Mawood
  • Jacqueline Antaramian as Senator Rodrigo
  • Nelson Lee as Senator Hamato Xiono
  • Erica Duke as Gran Senato

Dawson is already a Star Wars veteran as she played Ahsoka in the second season of The Mandalorian. The other Star Wars alumni include Christensen, O’Reilly, Steveson, Inosanto, and Mikkelsen.

Unfortunately, Steveson passed away on May 21, 2023, just four days before his 59th birthday. While no cause of death has ever been given, he was reportedly hospitalized while on set filming Cassino in Ischia in Italy before he passed. Ahsoka will be one of three projects that will be released posthumous.

Is there a trailer for Ahsoka?

There is no full trailer for Ahsoka at the moment, but you can check out the teaser for it below:

The trailer see Ahsoka reuniting with old friends and foe while on her quest to help the Jedi Order rise once again.

Ahsoka plot: What is it about?

The official synopsis reads: “Ahsoka Tano investigates an emerging threat to the galaxy following the fall of the Empire.”

That’s everything we know about Ahsoka, but we’ll be sure to update this hub when more announcements roll out. In the meantime, you can check out more of our Star Wars related news and coverage here. And check out our other Disney hubs below:

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