Animated Star Wars collection Tales of the Jedi was unveiled Saturday throughout Star Wars Celebration Anaheim. The shorts will reveal beforehand unseen previous adventures of Ahsoka Tano and Count Dooku, who’ll get three episodes every.The six episode-series is scheduled to hit Disney Plus this fall. Show creator Dave Filoni revealed that he wrote the episodes whereas flying backwards and forwards to shoot live-action Star Wars collection The Mandalorian.Dooku’s episodes will characteristic his apprentice Qui-Gon Jinn as a younger man. We beforehand noticed Qui-Gon as a seasoned Jedi in The Phantom Menace, the primary film within the prequel trilogy, the place he was performed by Liam Neeson. Liam Neeson will return to the function in Tales of the Jedi, and the actor’s son Michael will voice the youthful model of the character.Tales of the Jedi will reveal Ahsoka Tano’s earliest days.
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Attendees have been handled to an episode — the ominously titled Life and Death — which revealed Ahsoka’s beginning and earliest days together with her household. The 15-minute episode was participating and intense, and appeared impressed by the tone and pacing of anime.Ahsoka’s mother is voiced by Janina Gavankar, recognized to Star Wars followers as Iden Versio within the 2017 online game Battlefront 2.The episode earned a standing ovation from the viewers at Celebration Anaheim, however Filoni warned that among the remaining shorts will get darkish.”As good as that one is, there should be should stability within the Force,” Filoni stated, noting that the Dooku episodes will probably be intense — applicable, since he is destined to fall to the Dark Side and turn into Darth Sidious’ apprentice. An older Dooku is the villainous Sith Lord seen in Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, the second and third films within the prequel trilogy.
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Ahsoka made her animated debut as Anakin Skywalker’s Padawan in 2008’s The Clone Wars (which was set between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith) and performed a pivotal function within the seven-season collection that adopted. She appeared once more in followu-p present Rebels, and was voiced by Ashley Eckstein in each. Eckstein will presumably return to the function in Tales of the Jedi.Rosario Dawson took on the function when an older Ahsoka made her live-action debut in The Mandalorian season 2, confirmed up in The Book of Boba Fett earlier this 12 months and is getting her personal Disney Plus collection in 2023.
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