A new series, Rosario Dawson starring Ashoka is soon making its way to Disney+ as a part of the expansion of the exciting Star Wars universe in the wake of the sequels trilogy. A key figure in the animated storytelling pocked of Star Wars id the Anakin Skywalker’s Padawan during the Clone Wars. Now, creator Dave will continue her story via a new show on the small screen as she goes through her successful transition to live-action, Lucasfilm, and character.
New Series: Ashoka
Ashoka Tano officially made her live-action debut in The Mandalorian who gave important details about Baby Yoda. Unlike the plans of Din Djarin, she did not take the child with her for training. However, the clan of the two was set by her on a new way for helping Baby Yoda determining his future. According to the narrative of Mandalorian, Ashoka’s purpose may have been served. It vividly felt like a backdoor pilot for her own project of the episode of Ashoka titled as ‘The Jedi’. Lucasfilm, indeed not long after that gave confirmation about her spearheading in a new series. Ashoka will form one of the most exciting founding stones alongside the show of Obi-Wan Kenobi, Lando, and Rogue Squadron of the content of Star Wars new era emphasizing on the universe expansion.
Release Date: Ashoka
Kathleen Kennedy, president of Lucasfilm discussed alone about ten new projects for Star Wars when she made an appearance for talking about the future of other projects that are in development in the studio such as the movie of Indian Jones and space opera at Disney Investor Day. She only gave little details about each project given the limited amount of time. Kennedy also did not share any details other than that it is in development regarding the Ashoka TV series. She also shared the logo of the show long with the conjunction of its development process.
There is no release date for Ashoka currently. There are many factors including the Coronavirus Pandemic which makes it understandable as to why the announcement regarding release date is holding off by Lucasfilm. The series may follow The Mandalorian Season 3 and Obi-Wan Kenobi show and may hit sometimes in 2022 in Disney+ if production is finally at its normal and original rate.
Story Details: Ashoka
Even before Ashoka made her debut in the Mandalorian, it was long before rumoured about the spin-off series of the Ashoka. Reportedly, the show may feature characters from Star Wars Rebel such as Chopper, Hera, droid, and Zeb in continuing their mission for locating the missing Ezra Bridger. The shows of the ongoing Star Wars also reveals that the former Jedi Tortuga is on the hunt for Grand Admiral Thrawn apart from helping Mando in better understanding of Grogu, his fast and the potential future. The narrative of Ashoka is most likely to revolve around the Chiss tactician’s pursuit who seems to be engaged in something evil and will get set around the same time as The Mandalorian. There are no other cast members confirmed for the show apart from Rosario Dawson as Ashoka.