Ahsoka actress Ivanna Sakhno displays on the primary time her lightsaber ignited on set and the way it felt like opening the gates into the universe. Sakhno describes the thrilling expertise of piloting a starfighter within the Star Wars collection, feeling like her childhood dream coming true. Shin Hati places up a struggle towards different characters however in the end would not stand an opportunity towards Ahsoka Tano.
Warning! The following incorporates SPOILERS for Ahsoka: Part Seven — Dreams and Madness.
Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson) lastly confronted off towards Shin Hati, however the Dark Jedi didn’t stand an opportunity towards the one-time pupil of Anakin Skywalker (Hayden Christensen). Actress Ivanna Sakhno brings Baylan Skoll’s (Ray Stevenson) apprentice to life every week on the Disney+ collection Ahsoka. And for Sakhno, she’ll always remember the primary time her lightsaber blazed to life on set. Sakhno stated in an interview performed previous to the SAG-AFTRA strike (by way of Star Wars):
“It will all the time keep inside me because the second when Natasha and I noticed our lightsabers ignite for the primary time. And I see Natasha’s eyes. And she’s trying into my eyes. And, in that second, we might actually sense that it’s the start. It felt just like the months of coaching earlier than and what was about to return balanced one another out and type of grounded the expertise. It felt like we opened the gates into the universe.”
Sakhno refers back to the very first episode of Ahsoka and her character’s showdown with the Star Wars: Rebels live-action model of Sabine Wren who’s portrayed by actress Natasha Liu Bordizzo. During that one-sided duel, Shin will get the higher of Sabine. The Dark Jedi’s orange lightsaber stabs proper via Sabine, however she manages to outlive.
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Ivanna Sakhno Relished Piloting a Starfighter
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Another high-water mark of Ivanna Sakhno’s time working in that galaxy far, far-off got here when her character Shin Hati acquired to pilot a starfighter within the Star Wars streaming collection Ahsoka: Part Three — Time to Fly. Sakhno described the thrilling expertise in an interview on Entertainment Weekly’s Dagobah Dispatch podcast. Sakhno stated:
“It was the good factor on the planet! In common, the set – similar as for The Mandalorian – we used actually superior know-how, so we had The Volume. It’s crammed with screens and unbelievable mild. But the precise ship and a number of the points of the bodily world — they had been constructed for the present.
So, I do keep in mind sitting in entrance of my cockpit, and actually catching my youthful self as a child trying round. And all of the buttons had been working. And you’re feeling prefer it’s your childhood dream coming true. You actually really feel like a pilot in a ship, and also you get to do that for a residing. I simply felt giddy and extremely fortunate to have the ability to expertise it.”
After being defeated, Shin flees on the conclusion of Part Seven — Dreams and Madness. The Dark Jedi fared fairly nicely towards Sabine (Bordizzo) of their quick rematch, and Shin even acquired the higher hand towards Ezra (Eman Esfandi) at one level. But Shin didn’t stand an opportunity towards Ahsoka. The last episode of Ahsoka streams Tuesday, October 3 at 9 p.m. EDT on Disney+.