The casting choice will not be a complete shock, nonetheless, as Bo-Katan was featured prominently within the closing season of The Clone Wars that lately aired on Disney+. In truth, Sackhoff was requested in early April if she hoped her character would make the bounce to live-action, and in gentle of latest information, the reply she gave Discussing Film appears very telling:
I imply, who wouldnt! I grew up watching Star Wars. I grew up obsessive about Star Wars. Part of what I cherished about enjoying Starbuck was that she jogged my memory of Han. I completely love that world and its a part of the explanation why I took The Clone Wars and wished to play Bo to start with. That being mentioned, in fact, there are folks which can be going to leap to conclusions that Bo goes to be in The Mandalorian as a result of on paper, it does make sense. But you recognize, effectively simply have to attend and see and cross all my fingers and toes. You by no means know.
Sackhoff’s casting additionally is smart contemplating Bo-Katan was the final identified individual in Star Wars canon to own the legendary Darksaber, which was in some way within the palms of Giancarlo Esposito’s Moff Gideon within the season one finale of The Mandalorian. Although, it ought to be famous that identical to experiences of Dawson and Temuera Morrison becoming a member of the hit bounty looking sequence, there was no official affirmation from Lucasfilm as of but.
Season two of The Mandalorian premieres in October on Disney+