“Ahsoka lives! That was the rallying cry of Star Wars fans when a favorite character from the animated shows was revealed to still be fighting the good fight after the purge of the Jedi.
“For years, the Force-sensitive alien voiced by Ashley Eckstein on The Clone Wars and Rebels has been inspiring kids — especially girls — with her dauntless integrity, and fearsome fighting skills. Now, they’ll get to see her in live-action. Ahsoka lives — for real.
“Rosario Dawson has reportedly signed on to play the character in season two of The Mandalorian, which will debut this October on Disney+.
“The actress will have to undergo quite a transformation to play a fighter who has only ever been seen in a digital rendering.”
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