‘The Mandalorian’ Fans Are Worried Bringing Ahsoka Into the Show Will Fall Flat

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Disney not too long ago launched the trailer for the subsequent season of The Mandalorian and Star Wars followers are excited.

But whereas the brand new season is far anticipated after the setup of season one, there are new parts followers are wanting ahead to in season two as properly. One of people who’s been rumored is the reintroduction of fan-favorite character Ahsoka Tano.

While most Star Wars followers see this as welcome information, some are involved it gained’t go in addition to they anticipate. 

‘The Mandalorian’ Season 1 recap

Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau of 'The Mandalorian'
Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau of ‘The Mandalorian’ | Jesse Grant/Getty Images for Disney

According to the Disney web site, season certainly one of The Mandalorian adopted a “lone gunfighter” who wears Mandalorian armor within the fashion of the traditional Star Wars character, bounty hunter Boba Fett. The present takes place after the occasions of Return of the Jedi and properly earlier than the Star Wars sequel trilogy. The Empire isn’t any extra and the New Republic runs the galaxy. 

The Mandalorian (referred to by some as “Mando”) acquired a high-priced bounty for a small creature recognized solely as “The Child” (although the web dubbed it “Baby Yoda”). Unable to let the kid go, Mandalorian takes off all through the galaxy maintaining it protected. 

The present was a important and business success. Critics beloved the present’s easy storylines and skill to construct environment with out being overly complicated. Fans beloved the present’s means to really feel like a Star Wars story with out referring to the Skywalker saga.

You can see creatures, weapons, and ships pop up within the present that had been featured within the unique Star Wars trilogy together with cool Easter eggs. For instance, In The Empire Strikes Back, Darth Vader tells Boba Fett that he needs his victims delivered alive, “no disintegrations.”

The Mandalorian might be seen disintegrating a number of folks all through the present, calling again to that reference. 

Who is Ahsoka Tano? 

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Ahsoka Tano debuts within the animated sequence The Clone Wars. She’s Anakin Skywalker’s padawan and viewers observe the younger Jedi as she receives coaching and turns into more proficient. She’s recognized for being a kind-hearted character, but additionally not afraid to speak again to Skywalker when the scenario requires it. She was additionally featured on the animated sequence Rebels as an older, wiser former Jedi. 

While Ahsoka has turn into an extremely standard character, she’s solely been featured as an animated character to this point. This shall be her first live-action look as she’s rumored to pop up in season two performed by Rosario Dawson in response to Entertainment Weekly.

Why ‘Mandalorian’ followers are frightened bringing Ahsoka to the present will fall flat

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A Reddit thread devoted to discussing season two of the present introduced up Ahsoka’s involvement. One fan was involved that it wouldn’t work, stating: 

“I can’t see a way of having Ahsoka in the show without it being disappointing. The moment her name gets dropped or she gets screen time it’s going to be hard to think of anybody else. But if it is just a cameo it’ll feel cheap and make me want to know wtf she was doing before and after her cameo.”

One of the explanations season certainly one of The Mandalorian was so efficient was that it was devastatingly easy. There had been Easter eggs and references to Star Wars, however the primary story didn’t tie into the Skywalker saga. Ahsoka is part of the Skywalker story, so her presence might complicate issues.

It additionally units up massive expectations that may be unattainable to stay as much as. The present was immensely standard as is that this character. Combining them could also be extra prone to disappoint than repay. 

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