If you aren’t watching Star Wars: The Clone Wars, you probably missed one of the best lightsaber fights in the franchise’s history in last Friday’s episode. Ahsoka Tano and Maul clashed on Mandalore, and since executive producer and supervising director Dave Filoni knew that confrontation was a big deal for fans, he wanted to make sure the lightsaber fight was taken to the next level.
So he utilized performance capture technology and brought in Ray Park, the actor who portrayed Maul in The Phantom Menace (and briefly again in Solo: A Star Wars Story), to embody the character one more time. Check out this new featurette that shows how the scene was achieved.
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Fan favorite Star Wars character Ahsoka Tano will soon appear in live-action for the first time in The Mandalorian season 2. But in a recent interview, writer/producer Dave Filoni revealed that the character’s very first appearance almost happened in live-action – and several years earlier than anyone expected.
It turns out Ahsoka nearly appeared in Star Wars: Attack of the Clones instead of debuting in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Read More »
Star Wars fans haven’t seen much of the fan-favorite character Ahsoka Tano lately, but that’s about to change this week because she’s coming back to Star Wars: The Clone Wars in a big way. After leaving the Jedi Order behind, Ahsoka Tano returns in this week’s episode, which is all about her exploits in the underworld of Coruscant. Check out a new TV spot below. Read More »
Ahsoka Tano is one of the most popular new characters to emerge from the Star Wars animated universe — with one of the coolest character designs. So why hasn’t she made it to the big screen? Well, she sort-of has with a sight unseen cameo in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, but in a way that devastated fans of the character. However, Dave Filoni, Ahsoka’s creator and the mastermind behind the acclaimed Star Wars animated series like The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels, suggests that Ahsoka’s apparent fate as hinted by her voice cameo in The Rise of Skywalker doesn’t spell out her doom, as many had assumed.
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Star Wars will address head-on the #WheresRey controversy, in which action figures of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens main character played by Daisy Ridley were nowhere to be found compared to toys of the male characters.
Not only will girls get action figures of Rey, Leia Organa, Padme Amidala and all their other favorite female heroes in Star Wars, they’ll be getting female-driven short-form animation, children’s books, and apparel as part of a new multi-part campaign called Star Wars: Forces of Destiny.
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