Mary Elizabeth Winstead has signed on for a role in the upcoming Ahsoka Tanno live-action series set on Disney Plus.
It was previously reported that Natasha Liu Bordizzo would star as Sabine Wren and that Ivanna Sakhno would play what is believed to be a new star wars character in the series. Details about Winstead’s character are being kept a secret for the time being.
She has also starred in several TV shows in recent years, including Season 3. fargo FX stars opposite Star Wars alum Ewan McGregor, who will reprise the role of Obi-Wan Kenobi in his Disney Plus series. Winstead has also starred in shows such as Mercy Street and Braindead.
ahsoka tano series first announced in December 2020. The new series is currently scheduled to begin production in early 2022.
It was previously reported that Hayden Christensen is expected to appear in the series in the role of Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader, with Skywalker mentioning Tano when she was a Padawan.
Dave Filoni is also writing and executive producing Ahsoka with Jon Favreau executive producing. Ahsoka is one of several live-action Star Wars series set on Disney Plus.
Along with the upcoming third season of The Mandalorian, the streamer is also currently working on series about Obi-Wan Kenobi, a Cassian Endor series starring McGregor starring Diego Luna, and creator Leslie Hedland from The Acolyte, among others. Are included. Boba Fett. book of Currently also airing on Disney+ and Disney+ Hotstar.