Rosario Dawson recently revealed that fans fan-casting her as Ahsoka Tano on Twitter were the ones who got her cast in the role on The Mandalorian Season 2. She revealed this during a recent interview with Vanity Fair.
Fans of Star Wars went into meltdown when The Mandalorian Season 2 Episode 5, called Chapter 13: The Jedi, landed on Disney Plus. Why, you ask? Because it was the episode that saw Ahsoka Tano’s live-action debut in the Star Wars universe.
Tano was first seen in Dave Filoni’s animated Star Wars show, Star Wars: The Clone Wars. And fans really love her. She then turned up in Star Wars: Rebels and was the focal point of the final season of The Clone Wars.
Rosario Dawson says fans are the reason why she was cast as Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian Season 2
Here’s what Rosario Dawson said about being cast as Ahsoka Tano in The Mandalorian Season 2 during her Vanity Fair interview:
Actually, it first came from fans online. Someone tweeted me and fancast me. I retweeted back and I was like, ‘Absolutely, yes please’, and ‘#AhsokaLives’. And apparently, that got the attention of someone who has been doing the Star Wars press for years. She forwarded it to Dave Filoni. That kind of started a whole thing. I was like, ‘Oh my goodness, did I just get fancast in something?’. And then nothing happened.
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