The episode launched Ahsoka Tano into The Mandalorian, a Jedi Filoni had beforehand developed alongside George Lucas for The Clone Wars animated TV present. Performed by Rosario Dawson for the live-action model, Filoni knew that Ahsoka could be the important thing to unveiling a number of the thriller surrounding Grogu.
“I felt that if anybody would know or perceive The Kid’s historical past it could be Ahsoka,” Filoni mentioned. “She has such an extended historical past as properly. By having her relate the story it additionally helps the viewer to grasp a few of her personal backstory.”This construction was primarily based on how Obi-Wan revealed the story of Anakin Skywalker to Luke within the first Star Wars movie. “By means of the story about Anakin, you’re getting a take a look at Obi-Wan and his backstory as properly,” defined Filoni. “A variety of the campfire scene, as I name it, is formed round that scene between Obi-Wan and Luke in A New Hope.”
Matt Purslow is Unfold Instances’s UK Information and Leisure Author.