After Ahsoka Tano and Boba Fett, The Mandalorian season 2 has reportedly added one other previously-known Star Wars character in Bo-Katan Kryze, a Mandalorian warrior launched within the animated collection Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 4. Katee Sackhoff, who voiced Bo-Katan in each The Clone Wars and the animated collection Star Wars Rebels, will reprise her position on The Mandalorian season 2, making the transition to live-action. Bo-Katan as soon as had possession of the Darksaber, the distinctive black-bladed lightsaber that was proven within the fingers of Moff Gideon on the finish of The Mandalorian season 1.
/Film was the primary to carry phrase of Sackhoff’s casting as a live-action model of Bo-Katan in The Mandalorian season 2, with Deadline confirming it shortly after. Neither Disney-owned Lucasfilm nor Sackhoff’s representatives have commented. Sackhoff filmed her scenes in February, in response to /Movie, over the last leg of capturing on The Mandalorian season 2, one of many few productions that managed to complete earlier than the continued coronavirus pandemic threw a spanner within the works. Put up-production is occurring remotely on The Mandalorian season 2, and no delay is predicted.
Bo-Katan was initially a part of the terrorist group Dying Watch, which overthrew the pacifist regime of Bo-Katan’s sister, Duchess Satine Kryze, on the planet Mandalore — repeatedly proven in The Mandalorian season 1 — with the assistance of Sith Lord Darth Maul and Dying Watch chief Pre Vizsla. (Trivia: Vizsla was voiced by The Mandalorian creator Jon Favreau.) However after Maul knocked off Vizsla and put in a puppet chief, Bo-Katan sought the assistance of the Jedi and the Galactic Republic to regain management of Mandalore. This led to a civil battle.
Lower than a 12 months late, the Republic laid siege to Mandalore and drove out Maul. Bo-Katan grew to become Regent of Mandalore, however then misplaced her place after Emperor Palpatine demolished the Republic and assumed his authoritarian place. This led to a second civil battle on Mandalore, and Bo-Katan then got here into possession of the Darksaber. Bo-Katan’s life shouldn’t be recognized after this second, besides that she misplaced the Darksaber in the course of the Nice Purge, when a lot of the Mandalorians have been killed, as referenced in The Mandalorian season 1. This may be explored in season 2, with this new casting.
The Mandalorian season 2 arrives in October on Disney+ Hotstar.
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