By now, you’ve in all probability seen The Mandalorian. It’s a brand new present that debuted on Disney+ the day it launched in November. People beloved it for a lot of causes: its weekly launch schedule, the brand new characters, and its tie-ins with the bigger Star Wars universe. But, after all, Baby Yoda can be the primary motive individuals love the present. And now that Season 1 ended, there are such a lot of concepts about the place Season 2 might go. Filming has already begun and a brand new rumor is swirling round about Ahsoka Tano coming into the combination. How might that work? Spoilers for The Mandalorian and The Rise of Skywalker forward.
Jon Favreau confirmed ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 launch date
The closing chapter of The Mandalorian premiered on Dec. 27, per week after The Rise of Skywalker. The finish of the 12 months has been Star Wars-filled, and even this present’s ending doesn’t cease that truth. Season 2 is seeking to be one of many most-anticipated reveals of 2020, which isn’t too shabby for a sophomore season.
Jon Favreau, the showrunner for The Mandalorian, teased a brand new character for the upcoming second season on his Instagram and Twitter, writing, “Season 2 of #TheMandalorian coming Fall 2020.” If you’ve seen the unique trilogy, then you definitely’d in all probability acknowledge the alien he posted was a Gamorrean, the identical species that guards Jabba’s Palace.
A rumor suggests ‘The Mandalorian’ Season 2 may need a cameo from the previous Jedi, Ahsoka
The web site We Got This Covered — recognized for sharing rumors irrespective of how dependable they’re — shared one not too long ago that implies Ahsoka Tano may seem in The Mandalorian. While this hasn’t been confirmed and must be taken with a grain of salt, it does pose the query of how Lucasfilm may convey Ahsoka into the live-action a part of Star Wars.
In this timeline, The Mandalorian takes place 5 years after Return of the Jedi. It’s additionally 4 years after the Epilogue of Star Wars Rebels, which reveals that Ahsoka meets up with Sabine. They crew as much as search for Ezra, however that’s the very last thing we all know of Ahsoka’s whereabouts. While we all know loads of what she did earlier than then — like escaping the Empire’s hunt for Jedi, assembly up with Bail Organa, and main a part of the Rebellion — we all know zilch about what she’s doing post-Rebels.
Including Ahsoka in Season 2 might be a superb method to proceed her and Sabine’s story and help Mando in his quest to reunite the Child together with his individuals. It would additionally unite Baby Yoda with one other Jedi, one who’s labored and skilled carefully with the precise Yoda. Even although Ahsoka technically left the Order, she’s a really sturdy force-wielder, even a formidable opponent to Darth Vader, and an amazing trainer.
It looks as if Lucasfilm actually needs to convey Ahsoka into live-action
It’s no secret that Ahsoka’s one of the crucial beloved Star Wars characters on the market, particularly when speaking in regards to the animated portion of the franchise. And that love has already crossed over into the live-action portion of the galaxy. In The Rise of Skywalker, she is one in all a number of Jedi voices heard chatting with Rey throughout her battle with Palpatine. She’s voiced by Ashley Eckstein, who originated the character and has performed her ever since.
The rumor about Lucasfilm and Disney’s want to convey Ahsoka into the larger universe has existed for some time. And Dave Filoni, Supervising Director for The Clone Wars and extra, gave a cryptic response when requested about that chance. So whether or not it occurs with The Mandalorian or one other present — or she will get a spin-off — Ahsoka goes to be round for a very long time.