On this version of Star Wars Bits:
- Who Will Play Sabine Wren in Ahsoka?
- Taika Waititi’s Star Wars Film
- Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge — Final Name Particulars
- Marvel’s Upcoming Star Wars Comics
- And extra!
Who Will Play Sabine Wren in Ahsoka?
Within the June 18 version of Star Wars Bits, I discussed an Illuminerdi report that Barriss Offee, the feminine Mirialan Jedi Knight who fell to the darkish facet through the occasions of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, might seem in Star Wars: Ahsoka. The supply of Illuminerdi’s report was a casting grid, which listed “Barriss” as a task for a feminine actor of Asian ethnicity between the ages of 20-30. I additionally talked about that, given what we all know in regards to the earlier casting grid and its use of codenames, the itemizing could possibly be a purple herring for the Star Wars Rebels character Sabine Wren.
Because it seems, this might appear to be the case in line with The Hollywood Reporter. Buried in an article in regards to the newly launched What If…? collection from Marvel Studios, author Aaron Sofa reviews:
“Now, [Rosario] Dawson is main a live-action Ahsoka spinoff for Disney+, with sources saying Lucasfilm is in search of an actress to star reverse Dawson as Mandalorian warrior Sabine Wren.”
An up to date casting grid I noticed in July, supplied by scooper Daniel Richtman, didn’t record the “Barriss” codename however featured a “Second Lead” with three names hooked up: Lana Condor, Tati Gabrielle, and Havana Rose Liu. I imagine these ladies are the frontrunners for the position of Sabine Wren.
Many followers have lobbied for Indian-American actress Tiya Sircar, who voiced the character on Rebels, to play Sabine in her live-action debut, nonetheless, it could seem that she is just not in talks for the position right now. Relating to bringing animated characters to live-action, Lucasfilm is 50/50 on protecting the identical actors: Rosario Dawson changed Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian, whereas Katee Sackoff reprised her position as Bo-Katan. If LRMonline’s report is true, Mena Massoud is enjoying Ezra Bridger in Ahsoka, changing Taylor Grey, whereas Lars Mikkelsen, who voiced Grand Admiral Thrawn on Rebels, will probably be enjoying the blue-skinned Chiss as soon as once more.
All through the historical past of Star Wars, iconic characters like Obi-Wan Kenobi and Han Solo have been portrayed by a number of actors. Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, essentially the most pivotal character in the whole saga, has been performed by James Earl Jones, David Prowse, Sebastian Shaw, Jake Lloyd, Hayden Christensen, Matt Lanter, Spencer Wilding, Daniel Naprous, and others. I’m certain whoever is forged as Sabine Wren will do a superb job at bringing the beloved character to life. In Favreau & Filoni I belief.
Taika Waititi’s Star Wars Film
Final 12 months, it was introduced that Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok, Jojo Rabbit) will co-write and direct a Star Wars film for launch in 2024. The New Zealand filmmaker, who additionally helmed an episode of The Mandalorian, wrapped manufacturing on Thor: Love and Thunder and will probably be specializing in his Star Wars script subsequent, in line with WIRED:
“It’s nonetheless within the ‘EXT. SPACE’ stage. However we’ve acquired a narrative. I’m actually excited by it as a result of it feels very me.”
Concerning the story and his concept for the movie, he added:
“I are likely to go down that little sincerity alleyway in my movies. I wish to idiot the viewer into considering ‘ha it’s this’ after which them going, ‘Rattling it, you made me really feel one thing!’”
Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge — Final Name Particulars
ILMxLAB lately revealed a teaser trailer, key artwork, and new plot particulars for Star Wars: Tales from the Galaxy’s Edge — Last Call, the ultimate installment of ILMxLAB’s virtual-reality collection coming this fall to Oculus Quest.
“In Final Name, Batuu’s resident grouchy antiquities vendor Dok-Ondar will look to gamers, as soon as once more within the position of a droid-repair technician turned adventurer, to safe some helpful relics; of their adventures, followers will encounter no less than two new characters — Lens Kamo and Baron Attsmun.”
Baron Attsmun is described as an ultra-wealthy industrialist who sells cybernetic elements all through the galaxy whereas Lens Kamo is an Indiana Jones-type; a treasure hunter whose solely purpose is to maintain historical artifacts out of the mistaken fingers.
Try StarWars.com for an interview with director Jose Perez III that sheds extra mild on this upcoming VR journey.
Marvel’s Upcoming Star Wars Comics
Marvel’s epic crossover occasion continues with Star Wars: The Struggle of the Bounty Hunters #3, from author Charles Soule and artist Luke Ross, with a canopy by Steve McNiven. The galaxy’s largest gamers are in a bidding warfare over the extremely sought-after Han Solo, nonetheless frozen in carbonite, at Crimson Daybreak’s public sale on the ice planet Jekara.
In the meantime, in Star Wars #16, written by Soule with artwork by Ramon Rosanas and a canopy by Carlo Pagulayan, the motion escalates additional when Qi’ra, chief of Crimson Daybreak and Han’s outdated flame, faces off towards Darth Vader!
Additionally, StarWars.com has a improbable rundown of all of the cool comics that await readers in November, together with Star Wars: The Excessive Republic: Path of Shadows #2, Star Wars: The Excessive Republic #11, Star Wars: Physician Aphra #16, Star Wars: Bounty Hunters #18, and Star Wars: Darth Vader #18.
Colbert Takes Shot at Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser
In his “In the meantime…” section, The Late Present host Stephen Colbert talks in regards to the sky-high charges at Disney World’s new Star Wars-themed resort, Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser.
In Search of Classic Star Wars
Have you ever checked out the Star Wars Thrifting YouTube channel? A real scavenger lady, Silver visits flea markets and thrift shops searching for Star Wars treasures.
This Week! in Star Wars
On This Week! in Star Wars, host Kristin Baver breaks down all the newest Star Wars information:
And that’s it for this version of Star Wars Bits! You probably have one thing cool from the Star Wars universe that ought to be included on this column, reach out on Twitter!
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