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‘Ahsoka’: ‘Aladdin’ star Mena Massoud says she will play Ezra Bridger in upcoming TV series

Recently, Kessel Run Transmitions reported that a source linked to Disney said the studio is considering playing actor Mena Massoud (‘Aladdin’) to play Ezra Bridger in ‘Ahsoka’, a series that will explore the journey of the renegade jedi. .

For those who are not familiar, Ezra Bridger is a character from the “Star Wars: Rebels” animation. He was the Padawan apprentice of Kanada Jarrus and helped the Rebel Alliance defeat the Imperial forces.

In the final episode, Bridger goes missing after a mission to finish off the Empire’s soldiers, and the series ends with Ahsoka and her group of friends teaming up to find him.

And it looks like the star has confirmed the news on her Instagram profile.

In a post on the social network, Massoud appears shirtless, but some fans were taken aback by the enigmatic caption, which says:

“Hey, just to let you know, when I go I’m not going to hurt any of you.”

For those who haven’t watched “Star Wars: Rebels,” Ezra says this same phrase to a group of Stormtroopers when he is captured by the Empire in one of the episodes.

As of yet, there is nothing confirmed, but everything indicates that Massoud is provoking the public to cover up a possible announcement.

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Recall that the star previously collaborated with Disney in the acclaimed live-action remake of “ Aladdin, ” directed by Guy Ritchie in 2019.

According to the source, studio executives were so pleased with the reception of Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson) ‘s introduction to’ The Mandalorian ‘that they decided to bet on a live version of Bridger. .

Recalling that the Kessel Run Transmitions have a positive story behind the scenes of the saga, being the first portal to announce the choice of Dawson as Ahsoka and the return of Temuera Morrison as Boba Fett before official confirmation.

Meanwhile, ‘The Mandalorian’ has already been renewed for its 3rd season, and the 2nd is now available on Disney +.

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Created by Jon Favreau (from the live-action ‘The Lion King’), the series is set in the same universe as the ‘Star Wars’ franchise.

The plot takes place after the fall of the Empire and before the insurgency of the First Order. The story follows the journey of a lone gunner to the far reaches of the galaxy, far from the authority of the New Republic.

The cast includes Pedro Pascal, Gina Carano, Giancarlo Esposito, Emily Swallow, Carl Weathers, Omid Abtahi, Nick Nolte and Werner Herzog.

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