It appears that Lucasfilm/Disney+ are gearing up to start production on their Mandalorian spin-off series, Ahsoka in the next couple of months.
According to Bespin Bulletin, the series, which will film under the working title “Stormcrow,” is scheduled to begin production in April. Ahsoka was expected to begin in March, but the site says season three of The Mandalorian, which is currently filming, added a few more weeks of production and will shoot through March. The move puts Ahsoka in April, the site also goes on to say this isn’t set in stone and a May start is possible, though, for now, April it is.
Rosario Dawson returns as Ahsoka Tano, who first appeared in the second season of The Mandalorian. Hayden Christensen will return after his appearance in next years Obi-Wan Kenobi and reprise his role as Darth Vader. Also joining the cast is Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Natasha Liu Bordizzo, and Ivanna Sakhno, all in unknown roles at this time.
Ahsoka is expected to take place 5 years after the events of Return of the Jedi. Ahsoka Tano is on the hunt for the evil Grand Admiral Thrawn in the hope it will help her locate the missing Ezra Bridger, the young Jedi that disappeared with Thrawn many years ago. Based on characters from the “Star Wars” franchise. A spinoff of the TV series “The Mandalorian”.
The series is developed by Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni, in conjunction with their work on The Mandalorian. Ahsoka is expected to debut on Disney+ in 2023.