The Mandalorian spin-off series, “Ahsoka” continues to stack its cast with some great actors. Ivanna Sakhno (Pacific Rim: Uprising) has been cast opposite Rosario Dawson and Natasha Liu Bordizzo.
In the limited series, Dawson stars as Ahsoka Tano after making the Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Rebels character’s live-action debut in The Mandalorian, while Bordizzo is taking on the character of Sabine Wren from the Star Wars Rebels animated series.
Details on the character Sakhno is playing are being kept under wraps, though it is believed to be a new character created for the series.
Sakhno is known for her roles in films like “Pacific Rim: Uprising,” “The Spy Who Dumped Me,” and “Ivan the Powerful.” She also recently appeared in multiple episodes of the Hulu series “High Fidelity” opposite Zoe Kravitz.
Dave Filoni is writing and executive producing with Jon Favreau also executive producing.
“Ahsoka” is one of several live-action “Star Wars” series set up at Disney Plus. Along with the upcoming third season of “The Mandalorian,” the streamer is also currently working on series about Obi-Wan Kenobi starring Ewan McGregor, a Cassian Andor series starring Diego Luna, and “The Acolyte” from creator Leslye Headland among others.