Variety Also Says Rosario Dawson Will Play Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian Season 2

Initially reported by /Film, sources at Variety have also learned that actress Rosario Dawson will in fact be portraying the live-action version of fan-favorite Ahsoka Tano in Season 2 of The Mandalorian on Disney+.

Rosario Dawson has joined season 2 of “The Mandalorian” in a role which will have “Clone Wars” fans brimming with excitement.

The “Briarpatch” star has been cast in the guest starring role of Ahsoka Tano, Variety has confirmed. Tano is Anakin Skywalker’s apprentice and one of the central characters in the popular animated “Star Wars” series. This will mark the character’s first live-action appearance, after being voiced by Ashley Eckstein on all seven seasons of “Clone Wars,” the final season of which is currently airing on Disney Plus.

As mentioned earlier, we continue to wait for Lucasfilm/Disney to officially announce this casting. Season 2 of The Mandalorian is set to arrive sometime in October.