The new Mandalorian movie isn’t the only Star Wars project announced today. While everyone’s attention has been taken (understandably) by the prospect of seeing Pedro Pascal’s Din Djarin on the big screen, there was another interesting piece of the upcoming puzzle revealed in today’s movie announcement: confirmation that Ahsoka will be continuing.
Previously, a second season for the most recent live-action Star Wars series has been, at best, a rumor and something that the cast has talked about as a hopeful possibility — but the end of the official Lucasfilm announcement for The Mandalorian and Grogu quietly turns that possibility into a fact with one simple sentence: “Dave Filoni, who is also currently developing Ahsoka Season 2.”
The eight-episode first season of Ahsoka ran on Disney+ from August 22 through October 3, 2023, and told the story of Ahsoka Tano and Sabine Wren rescuing their former comrade Ezra Bridger from another galaxy — and in the process, accidentally helping Grand Admiral Thrawn also escape that second galaxy. By the end of the season, Thrawn and Ezra had returned to their home galaxy, while Ahsoka and Sabine were left in the second, unexplored galaxy alongside the dark Jedi Baylan Skull (the late Ray Stevenson) and his apprentice, Shin Hati (Ivanna Sakhno).
The date for the second season is, currently, unknown — as Lucasfilm says that the season is in development, it’s a safe bet that we won’t see a second season inside 2024, and perhaps not even 2025. There are, thankfully, more than enough other upcoming Star Wars shows to keep fans happy until then.
Beyond Ahsoka, you can learn more about all of Lucasfilm’s upcoming Star Wars projects right here.