Jedi Most Likely to Appear in the Upcoming Series
The upcoming Ahsoka series is one of the most highly anticipated shows of the year, largely due to the popularity of the character in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars series. Fans have been eagerly awaiting the live-action portrayal of Ahsoka, especially since her appearance in the second season of The Mandalorian. The series is set after the fall of the Galactic Empire, which was brought about by Luke Skywalker’s defeat of Palpatine. Ahsoka is the only known Jedi to have survived Palpatine’s plan, having left the Jedi Order after being framed for bombing the Jedi Temple.
One of the biggest questions surrounding the show is how many Jedi will be featured. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Hayden Christensen will be making an appearance, confirming rumors that have been circulating for some time. It remains to be seen how much of a role Christensen’s character, Anakin Skywalker, will play, as the events of the show take place after his death. However, fans are hoping for a flashback scene that features Anakin and Ahsoka during the Clone Wars.
Luke Skywalker, played by Mark Hamill, is another character that fans are hoping to see in the show. Luke has already appeared alongside Ahsoka in The Book of Boba Fett Episode 6, and fans are eager for more interactions between the two characters. It is possible that Luke could appear as a force ghost, as Obi-Wan and Master Yoda did in the original trilogy. Ewan McGregor’s Obi-Wan could also make an appearance, possibly in flashbacks with Anakin.
Another character that fans are excited to see is Grogu, who became a fan favorite during his time on The Mandalorian. With Luke Skywalker now his caretaker, it is possible that Grogu could make an appearance in the Ahsoka series, which would undoubtedly thrill fans.
Finally, there is the question of Barris Offee, Ahsoka’s former friend and fellow Jedi. Barris betrayed Ahsoka and framed her for the bombing of the Jedi Temple, leading to Ahsoka’s departure from the Jedi Order. If the Ahsoka series were to reunite the two characters, it would provide closure for their relationship and possibly even reconcile them as friends.
Overall, the Ahsoka series promises to be an exciting addition to the Star Wars universe. With a cast of beloved characters and the potential for surprise appearances, fans are eagerly anticipating the show’s premiere on Disney+ on August 23rd.
In light of the reputation of the character Ahsoka Tano, who has been a pivotal figure in the Star Wars: The Clone Wars series, Ahsoka is one of the most anticipated series this year. Fans of Star Wars have been looking forward to seeing more of her in live-action since her appearance in the second season of The Mandalorian.
Ahsoka is set after the fall of the Galactic Empire when Luke Skywalker ended Palpatine’s reign, which had been a source of misery for all these years. Apparently, Ahsoka only survived Palpatine’s master scheme because she left the Jedi Order after being framed for bombing the Jedi Temple, so it will be interesting to see what the series has to offer. However, there is still a pressing concern: how many Jedi may potentially feature in the show?
According to a report revealed by The Hollywood ReporterHayden Christensen will be a part of the Ahsoka series, so this isn’t just speculation. The series, on the other hand, attempted to keep it a secret since even Rosario Dawson, who plays Ahsoka Tano, had to remove a post congratulating the actor on his return to the franchise.
In any case, people have been waiting for a live-action interaction between Ahsoka Tano and Anakin Skywalker set during the Clone Wars since the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series. Anakin Skywalker’s presence will be a flashback, as the events of the Ahsoka series take place after the collapse of the Galactic Empire when Anakin is no longer alive. We might even get to see Darth Vader’s live-action series, which has the potential to go beyond The Mandalorian if properly handled.
Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) has arguably appeared in the most live-action movies and series of all the Star Wars characters. This will not be Luke’s first meeting with Ahsoka, as the actor previously appeared alongside Rosario Dawson in The Book of Boba Fett Episode 6 and had a quick heart-to-heart conversation.
While it turned the internet upside down, fans were looking for more, especially for Luke to explain how he liberated his father, Anakin, from the dark side and how he is now at peace. Although she is aware that Darth Vader is no longer alive, she still admires Anakin as his Padawan, and one more encounter between Luke and Ahsoka would almost certainly grant the audience’s wish.
Furthermore, when Ahsoka is leaving, Luke asks if he will see her again, to which she says, “Maybe.” We’re getting a strong indication here that Luke and Ahsoka will reunite later in the series.
We’ve talked about Anakin Skywalker making an appearance in the series, but if The Clone Wars taught us anything, it’s that fans adore the interactions between Obi-Wan and Anakin. Ewan McGregor has grown much closer to the viewers after his role in the Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ series, and making a cameo alongside Anakin in flashbacks would be anything but conventional.
If we rule out the flashbacks, there is another approach to introduce the character: as a force ghost, similar to how Obi-Wan and Master Yoda appeared before Luke in the main trilogy. However, in the sequel trilogy, the late Sir Alec Guinness played Obi-Wan, but the series may use modern technology to transform Ewan McGregor’s appearance to that of the Clone Wars film, as they did with Mark Hamill in The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett.
Grogu’s appearance in Ahsoka logically does not require an explanation, as fans will be thrilled to see him spending time with his fatherly figure Din Djarinn (Pedro Pascal). With Luke Skywalker appearing as The Jedi at the end of The Mandalorian season 2 and Din Djarinn heartbreakingly letting Grogu leave his side, which would make even a droid cry, Grogu may return once more to bring smiles to viewers’ faces.
Barris Offee is the Padawan of Luminara Unduli, one of The Clone Wars‘ most prominent Jedi. As a Jedi Padawan, she forged a close bond with Ahsoka Tano, with whom she experienced many combat experiences, including the Second Battle of Geonosis. However, as the story progressed, she became increasingly opposed to Jedi principles as they kept breaking the ideals during the time of war.
She resolved to act on her own and even bombed the Jedi Temple to make her feelings about the present Jedi Order clear. Despite her friendship with Ahsoka Tano, she framed her and forced her to leave the Jedi Temple, but what happened to her at the end of The Clone Wars season 5 is unknown.
If the series makes an effort to reunite Barris with Ahsoka Tano, it will resolve everything, possibly even reconciling them as friends despite her betrayal. While it is highly doubtful, it is about time that Star Wars pulls more inspiration from The Clone Warsespecially after The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett recently changed the franchise’s formula.
Ahsoka is expected to premiere on Disney+ on Aug. 23.