David Tennant, the Scottish actor known for movies like Hamlet, and, Fright Night is all set to make a reprisal of his iconic character. With the upcoming series Ahsoka in production, fans are excited to hear any throwbacks to the original franchise and that is exactly what David Tennant aims to provide.
As per reports, Marvel’s Jessica Jones actor is all set to make a reprisal of the character of Huyang in the upcoming series. The iconic character of Huyang will make an appearance in Ahsoka and will be voiced by the notable actor David Tennant.
David Tennant Will Reprise His Role In Ahsoka
With the tale of Star Wars as old as time, spin-offs and an expansion of the franchise has been continuously in the works for years. With new series, movies, and, animated shows, the franchise continues to expand beyond its domain every year.
The next big event that the universe of Star Wars will witness is the release of the live-action series Ahsoka. With Rosario Dawson set as the lead role of Ahsoka Tano, the series will explore the other side of the events that took place during The Mandalorian and will also intertwine with events after Star Wars: Return of the Jedi.
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The interesting thing here is that with the series giving throwbacks to the original characters and stories, David Tennant has also been reported to reprise his role. According to Discussing Films, the Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire actor will once again give his voice to the character of Huyang.
David Tennant will return as Huyang in ‘AHSOKA’. #SWCE pic.twitter.com/d4hQLj1SL0
— DiscussingFilm (@DiscussingFilm) April 8, 2023
This further proves that the events throughout the Star Wars movies will indeed be connected to the upcoming series. Fans await in excitement at any possible updates for Ahsoka and hope that it could once again give the spotlight to one of the best franchises to ever exist on Earth.
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Even The Director of Ahsoka Is Happy To Have David Tennant Aboard
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Having starred in many notable movies and series over the years, David Tennant is known for portraying the Tenth Doctor in Doctor Who. The actor also has ties to the MCU since he portrayed the role of Killgrave in Marvel’s Jessica Jones. With such an impressive collection added to his career, even the director of Ahsoka, Dave Filoni, was happy to have Tennant onboard.
“Oh that’s the Doctor, that’s David Tennant. He makes it all work, what a joy, what a privilege to have him.”
With Rosario Dawson and David Tennant attached to the name, the Star Wars franchise will surely expand and is bound to have more series and movies added to its name. There has been no confirmed release date for the series Ahsoka but rumors speculate that it will be released sometime in August 2023.