Rosario Dawson will make her way to a galaxy far, far away to appear on “Star Wars: The Mandalorian,” and she will have a key role, according to Deadline.

What’s going on:

  • Dawson will star on the second season of the critically acclaimed Disney Plus show, which followed the adventures of bounty hunter Mando and his young companion Baby Yoda (real name: The Child.
  • Dawson will reportedly play the role of Ahsoka Tano, a Jedi apprentice who has been seen in the animated shows “The Clone Wars” and “Star Wars Rebels,” according to SlashFilm.
  • Tano was famously the apprentice of Anakin Skywalker, who became Darth Vader.
  • SlashFilm reports: “This is a fan-casting dream come true.”

Dawson’s history with the character

  • In 2017, fans on social media called for Dawson to appear as the character in a “Star Wars” movie as Ahsoka. She responded to the rumors.
  • She wrote: “Ummmm … yes, please?! #AhsokaLives” 

Season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ takes shape

  • As I wrote about for the Deseret News, the show’s second season will likely include characters from the Skywalker saga, which wrapped up with the release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” back in December 2019.
  • Season 2 will air in fall 2020 with “several established characters” from the franchise, according to Deadline.

Possible characters

ComicBook.com speculated on a number of characters who could appear, including: