Ivanna Sakhno plays a new one Star Wars character in the upcoming series starring Rosario Dawson’s Ahsoka Tano.
Casting news for Rosario Dawson’s Ahsoka ramping up with production rumored to begin in March. It was first reported that Hayden Christensen would be reprising his role as Anakin Skywalker in the series. Then last week the news came that Natasha Liu Bordizzo had been cast to play Sabine Wren from Star Wars Rebels. Now, Deadline ReportsIvanna Sakhno will also star in the Ahsoka Tano series.
While the Ahsoka Tano series has been added familiar Star Wars characters, the report states that Ivanna Sakhno will play a new character. Sakhno’s assets include: Pacific Rim: Rebellion, The Spy Who Dumped Me, and Very reliable.
Rosario Dawson made her debut as Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian, here’s the premise of the show:
“After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the rise of the First Order. We follow the journeys of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic….”
The Mandalorian stars Pedro Pascal, Giancarlo Esposito, Temuera Morrison, Katee Sackhoff, Ming-Na Wen, Bill Burr, Timothy Olyphant, and Carl Weathers, with Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano leading up to her spin-off series. The series was created by Jon Favreau and executive produced by Dave Filoni, with season two episodes also directed by Rick Famuyiwa, Bryce Dallas Howard, Peyton Reed, Carl Weathers and Robert Rodriguez.