Star Wars keeps attracting some amazing talent, as The Hollywood Reporter has just revealed that Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse director and first black filmmaker to win the animated feature at the Oscars, Peter Ramsey has joined the upcoming Disney+ series Ahsoka. The latest in a line of Star Wars series that also acts as a spinoff of The Mandalorian, which reintroduced the titular character from Star Wars: The Clone Wars into live-action with Rosario Dawson taking on the role.
Currently, the production is eyeing starting its cameras in Los Angeles later this month. It is unclear how many episodes Ramsey will direct and if others are also attached. All we know about the series is that Ahsoka will be traveling across the galaxy on the hunt for Grand Admiral Thrawn, which continues the storyline set up in Star Wars: Rebels. The series has already attached Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ivanna Sakhno, and Natasha Liu Bordizzo.
While we’re still waiting for any info on how ill play Thrawn, we do know that Ray Stevenson has been cast in a villainous role alongside the confirmation that Hayden Christensen will return once again after appearing in May’s Obi-Wan Kenobi. There’s still the rumor that Mena Massoud might join the series as Ezra Bridger, but that has still not been confirmed so far. For now, we’ll see if more details arrive once they start production.
Source: The Hollywood Reporter