If you’re a hardcore Star Wars fan and are caught up on every movie and show to ever be released, then the headline of this article probably caused you to involuntarily say, “Yeah, and Tatooine has two suns!”.
I don’t blame you for that reaction, because I had it too, and both Nick and I have taken it to the bank that Sabine Wren will make her live-action debut in the Ahsoka series, so news that Lucasfilm is looking for someone to play her isn’t that shocking to the hardcore base.
The reason this is getting ran though is because for the first time it sounds like someone from Lucasfilm has confirmed this search, so it’s not just more fan predictions from bozos who talk on the SWTS. According to a short snippet from an article on The Hollywood Reporter, Sci-Fi films guru Aaron Crouch expressed that he was told this news from his Lucasfilm sources.
“Now, Dawson is leading a live-action Ahsoka spinoff for Disney+, with sources saying Lucasfilm is looking for an actress to star opposite Dawson as Mandalorian warrior Sabine Wren.”Aaron Crouch – THR
Apparently this guy is a trusted source of insider information, so we will just have to take the word of the Internet. Regardless though, as we’ve been saying since December 2020 you can take it to the bank that Sabine Wren will be in Ahsoka. Now it’s just a matter of which actress will play her. Will Lucasfilm try out her voice actress Tiya Sicar, or will they take the Ahsoka approach and find a brand new actress to bring her to life in live-action?
UPDATE – A known leaker has offered up three actresses that he’s heard are being considered for the role:
Nick and I will talk more about this Ahsoka update in next week’s episode of the SWTS, so don’t forget to tune into the Star Wars Time Show on a weekly basis via our podcast platforms or via YouTube if you prefer the livestream angle.