When Ahsoka premieres later this year, it will be continuing the story told in The Mandalorian and the connected universe, and there will be (among other things) an incredibly important development: the return of Grand Admiral Thrawn. He was mentioned in season two of The Mandalorian, and then again in season three as the Imperial [...]
Wes Chatham will be playing Thrawn’s right-hand man in Ahsoka
According to Deadline, Wes Chatham is appearing in the upcoming Ahsoka series. And according to the report, he'll be playing "the right-hand man" to Grand Admiral Thrawn. It's unclear what that means, but his proximity to Thrawn's character immediately piques interest. We know he won't be playing Captain Pellaeon (who appeared in The Mandalorian, played [...]
Ahsoka is one of the only ones who takes the Thrawn threat seriously, says Rosario Dawson
All roads in the Mandoverse are leading to Grand Admiral Thrawn, and his appearance is imminent. But as we've seen so far in The Mandalorian, the New Republic doesn't seem to think much of any lurking threat. But there is someone who does, as Ahsoka Tano knows that Thrawn is not one to take lightly. [...]
Explaining the massive connections to Thrawn, the First Order, and other Star Wars material in The Mandalorian: Chapter 23!
The latest episode of The Mandalorian, "Chapter 23: The Spies", included some incredibly strong threads and connective ties to other material, including both Legends and canon, as it drew on plot lines from the books and the sequel trilogy. It's all setting up for the return of Thrawn, in the more immediate view, and the [...]
Breaking down the epic first trailer for Ahsoka!
We got our first real look at Ahsoka over the weekend at Star Wars Celebration with the release of a brand new trailer. It looks epic, and there was more information that came out over the course of the weekend, so let's break down everything we learned from the trailer for the highly-anticipated series, coming [...]
Star Wars Ahsoka: Lars Mikkelsen is officially back as Thrawn, while Kevin Kiner is providing the score!
It's been long rumored, and long hoped for, but it's now official: Lars Mikkelsen will reprise his role as Grand Admiral Thrawn for the upcoming Ahsoka series. The news was announced this morning at Star Wars Celebration, where a number of the cast members were present to discuss the show. Mikkelsen was always the obvious [...]
Why those hyperspace creatures in The Mandalorian season 3 premiere are a really BIG deal
In the premiere episode of The Mandalorian, Din Djarin tells Grogu that part of being a Mandalorian is knowing how to explore the galaxy, and we see them doing just that. Their adventures in this one episode take them to several different planets, meaning that they spend a lot of time in their modified N1 [...]
There’s a report about the casting for Thrawn that I really hope is true
One of the major villains in the Star Wars franchise is almost guaranteed to make his return in the Mandoverse, as Grand Admiral Thrawn was name-dropped by Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian. She's searching for Thrawn because he disappeared with the Jedi padawan Ezra Bridger prior to the Battle of Yavin, and now in the [...]
Rebels has quickly become incredibly essential viewing for Star Wars fans
Star Wars Rebels contains some of the finest Star Wars storytelling we've ever seen. The animated series ran for four years and, despite being written off by some as a childish show for kids, reached some highs that rival the best of the best in the galaxy far, far away. With Dave Filoni as showrunner, [...]
Ray Stevenson reportedly joins the cast of Ahsoka as a villain
The Hollywood Reporter recently reported that Ray Stevenson has joined the cast of Ahsoka! Though there's not any firm details about who he will play, there is an important bit of information included in the report: "It is unclear who Stevenson will play, but sources say he is a villain in the series and will [...]