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- May 6, 2019
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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...