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Actress Rosario Dawson has reportedly won the highly coveted role of Ahsoka Tano for Disney and Lucasfilm’s next season of The Mandalorian. A Togruta female, Tano is a fan-favorite who was introduced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars as Anakin Skywalker’s padawan.



Slashfilm broke the exclusive and pointed out that Dawson’s casting stemmed from fan output:



This is a fan-casting dream come true. In 2017, a fan tweeted at Rosario Dawson, asking her to appear in a Star Wars movie as Ahsoka, and the actress responded, “Ummmm… yes, please?! #AhsokaLives” This tweet spurred groups of fans to campaign for her to play the role. Dawson was later asked about the fan campaign while appearing on...
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Peter_Brosdahl

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Pretty cool! Ahsoka Tano also has some great cameos in Star Wars Rebels too.
 

Grimlakin

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I wonder.. It will need to be an adult version so not a young padawan. Didn't she go grey jedi?
 

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I wonder.. It will need to be an adult version so not a young padawan. Didn't she go grey jedi?
Not sure if she's even considered a Jedi anymore. Not sure how old she was at the end of the Rebels finale (which goes into post-ROTJ iirc) but she was definitely an adult.

Pretty cool, looking forward to seeing a continuation of the Ahsoka story arc.
 

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I couldn't get into that animated show... Maybe I will try again.
 
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