As she prepares to play Ahsoka Tano in her personal Disney+ sequence, Rosario Dawson calls the character essentially the most bodily demanding position of her profession.
Speaking about the upcoming Disney+ sequence Ahsoka, Rosario Dawson calls her Star Wars position essentially the most bodily demanding of her profession. Anakin Skywalker’s Togruta padawan, initially voiced by Ashley Eckstein, was launched within the 2008 animated function Star Wars: The Clone Wars, which is ready after the occasions of Episode II. Ahsoka would later return in Star Wars: Rebels as an agent for the budding Rebel Alliance. Rebels’ epilogue confirmed Ahsoka survived the Galactic Civil War and arrange her and Sabine Wren’s search for Ezra Bridger.
Prior to 2020, Ahsoka had solely existed in animation. However, following a fan-casting marketing campaign, Dawson made her live-action debut as Ahsoka in the course of the second season of Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni’s The Mandalorian. “Chapter 13: The Jedi” sees her wield the character’s signature white lightsabers towards a merciless Justice of the Peace, crew up with Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal), and meet the Force-sensitive Grogu. The episode ends with Ahsoka getting some info concerning the situation of Grand Admiral Thrawn (yet one more Rebels tie-in), successfully organising her personal spin-off sequence on Disney+.
In a current interview with Vanity Fair, Dawson talked about getting ready to move up her personal sequence with Ahsoka. Regarding her character’s standing as an knowledgeable duelist, the 43-year-old actress mentioned the bodily challenges of taking part in an “indefatigable alien.” Read the complete quote under:
“Man, I am not a workout-y person, and I’m in my 40s getting into the most physically demanding role of my life. “[Ahsoka’s] not somebody who will get drained. I can not play this like a human. She is an indefatigable alien. She’s exact. She’s grasp degree. The problem is for me to indicate up and categorical that… It’s like, I will not essentially work out for myself, however I’ll work out for Ahsoka any day of the week. I’m an enormous fan, and I do not wish to watch and be like, ‘Yo, Ahsoka’s hand appears a little bit shaky there.'”
Long-time followers of Star Wars lore, notably the animated entries, will certainly admire Dawson’s dedication to her position and consciousness of Ahsoka’s prowess. As somebody who trained under Anakin Skywalker and survived Order 66, there’s no denying the truth that Ahsoka is an knowledgeable combatant. In Rebels, the character even bests Darth Vader in a duel—which solely provides to her legend and the argument that she is likely one of the best Force customers audiences have seen on display. It is smart that she’d must put herself by the paces for the position.
Dawson’s arduous work may make for an action-packed sequence when Asohka releases on Disney+ subsequent yr. The actress has teased that she needs to play the character indefinitely. In The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fett, the Togruta is round 45 years outdated. While a Togurta’s life span is alleged to be round 82 years, Force-sensitive beings have been recognized to lengthen their pure life in numerous conditions, so it is doable Dawson’s Ahsoka shall be round for some time.
Source: Vanity Fair
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