Star Wars actor on the surprise of the surprise cameo of Rise of Skywalker

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Among the many cameos Star Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerAhsoka Tano, the Jedi voice scene.

the Clone wars and Rebels The character and former Padawan of Anakin Skywalker is a fan favorite, so it was only logical that she would join Anakin, Obi-Wan, Yoda and others to guide Rey in his last battle with the Emperor.

Ashley Eckstein, who voices Ahsoka on television shows, has now explained how she got the job in the film, admitting that she was taken aback when her cameo finally finished in the final cut.

Ahsoka, Star Wars: rebels

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“Yeah, talk about mind blowing, it was one of the best moments of my career, for sure,” she said. Comic book resources.

“I have to pay tribute to Matthew Wood, who is the voice of General Grievous but also [a sound engineer] at Skywalker Sound – he is critically acclaimed not only for the Star Wars movies but for all kinds of movies.

“And Matthew Wood contacted me one day and from what I was told, he had the idea of ​​bringing the voices of the old Jedi to Rey and he wanted Ahsoka to be included, which I found it so incredible.

Star Wars: The Clone Wars' Ashely Eckstein, which expresses Ahsoka Tano

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“And I didn’t believe it because I was told it was a” maybe “until I was literally in the studio with JJ Abrams at Bad Robot to record the lines.

“In fact, I didn’t record the lines until October and, once I did, I still didn’t believe it because anything could happen in the movies,” said Eckstein. ” As they say, [could have] finished on the cutting room floor.

“But it wasn’t until I was sitting at the premiere of The rise of Skywalker and I heard Ahsoka say “how he guided us” and I said to myself, “Oh my God, I can’t believe this was successful. So it’s definitely an honor.

Clone wars is considered canon because that’s what George Lucas created, but The rise of Skywalker is part of the Skywalker movies saga, and it’s really cool, not only professionally, to say that I have to be there, but more so that Ahsoka is cemented in the Skywalker movies saga is really special for the character. ”

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is available for pre-order on DVD, Blu Ray and 4K now.


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