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Ahsoka Tano Takes Fans Down the Padawan Path in ‘Forces of Destiny’

Clone Wars-era Ahsoka Tano made her triumphant return to our screens earlier this week in her very own episode of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, ‘The Padawan Path’. The episode sees our plucky heroine on her way to a special ceremony at the Jedi Temple before she gets side-tracked by a malfunctioning droid. Never one to shy away from danger, even when she’s running late, Ahsoka ... [Continue Reading]

9th July 2017 // 6 Comments

Ashley Eckstein & Matt Lanter Are Back in the Studio… But What Are They Recording?

Everyone hates Mondays, right? Well, not if you’re sharing a studio with Timeless star and Clone Wars veteran Matt Lanter. Ashley Eckstein gave Star Wars fans some much-needed cheer this Monday by sharing a photo of her and her old co-star in a recording studio, adding “How can your Monday be UGH when you get to record with Matt Lanter in your Matt Lanter shirt???” But the real ... [Continue Reading]

20th June 2017 // 1 Comment

Ashley Eckstein & E.K. Johnston Join Forces for ‘From a Certain Point of View’

Last autumn, actress and Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein and Canadian author E.K. Johnston joined forces to promote the best-selling young adult novel, Star Wars: Ahsoka. This year, Eckstein and Johnston will be teaming up once again to work on a brand-new short story for Del Rey Books’ commemorative anthology, Star Wars: From a Certain Point of View, which will be out on October 3, ... [Continue Reading]

23rd April 2017 // 4 Comments

Ahsoka Tano to Appear in ‘Star Wars: Forces of Destiny’ Animated Series

Star Wars Celebration Orlando has barely got underway and there’s already at least one brand-new animated series for us to look forward to later this year! Lucasfilm and Disney have announced that a new 2D animated micro-series, Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, will be heading our way this July and will star all of our favourite heroines from that galaxy far, far away: Rey, Jyn Erso, Padmé ... [Continue Reading]

14th April 2017 // 6 Comments

Ahsoka Tano Day 2017: Highlights

Ahsoka Tano Day 2017 has come and gone in the blink of an eye but I think it’s safe to say that it was a spectacular success! Hundreds of fans from across the world came together to celebrate this beloved Star Wars character and shared their thoughts, memories, photos, and fan creations with fellow fans on Twitter throughout the course of the day. This annual social media event was first ... [Continue Reading]

31st January 2017 // 3 Comments

Ahsoka Tano: First Impressions, And How Wrong They Were

Today the Twittersphere is celebrating the third annual Ahsoka Tano Day, a social media celebration of all things Ahsoka that was first launched by Twitter user @AhsokaTanosLife on January 29, 2015. You may be wondering, “Why January 29?”. Well, it’s because Ahsoka was first unveiled to the public on January 29, 2008. Let’s just try to ignore the fact that it’s ... [Continue Reading]

29th January 2017 // 9 Comments

Ashley Eckstein: ‘We Want Her Universe to Be the Home of Your Ahsoka Fashion’

It seems like only yesterday that Ashley Eckstein announced that Her Universe would be joining the Hot Topic family of brands and that the web store would be temporarily closed for business, over the busy holiday season, no less. But after months of hard work behind the scenes, Her Universe is finally back online and open for business; you can read Ashley’s letter here. And, boy, does the ... [Continue Reading]

26th January 2017 // 7 Comments

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 7: Duel

Over the course of our series on the Ahsoka’s Untold Tales panel, we’ve learnt a little more about some of the key events that helped shape Ahsoka Tano into the complex and resilient character we all love. From her humble beginnings on Shili to her time living amongst the denizens of the Coruscant underworld, from her mission to a beseiged Mandalore to her pivotal role within the ... [Continue Reading]

13th January 2017 // 1 Comment

Ashley Eckstein Tells Fans “Ahsoka Has a Future”

During one of Disney’s immensely popular Star Wars Day at Sea cruises, StarWars.Com reporter Bryan Young got the chance to chat with Ahsoka Tano herself – Ashley Eckstein – to see if she could shed any light on what Dave Filoni has in store for the character. Unfortunately, all she was allowed to say was that “Ahsoka has a future”. What this purposefully vague ... [Continue Reading]

9th January 2017 // 4 Comments

Ashley Eckstein and Dave Filoni Pay Tribute to the Late Carrie Fisher

On December 27, 2016, Star Wars fans around the world were shocked to learn that actress Carrie Fisher – best known for her iconic role as Princess (later General) Leia Organa – had passed away only days after suffering a major heart attack during a flight to Los Angeles. In her post on Instagram, a heart-broken Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano) expressed her deep sorrow over ... [Continue Reading]

6th January 2017 // 3 Comments

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 6: Rebel

Thanks to the Ahsoka’s Untold Tales panel at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016 and E.K. Johnston’s young adult novel, Star Wars: Ahsoka, we’ve learnt a little more about those years between Ahsoka Tano’s departure from the Jedi Order and her long-awaited return to our screens in the season one finale of Star Wars Rebels. We now know that she spent some time living in the ... [Continue Reading]

6th December 2016 // 3 Comments

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 5: After the War

When Ahsoka Tano left the Jedi Order in The Clone Wars season five finale ‘The Wrong Jedi’ and walked off into the sunset, a huge question mark hung over her fate. For two years, fans were left wondering what had happened to the disillusioned young apprentice. Had she survived Order 66? Had she been captured (or killed) when the Empire seized control of the galaxy? Would we ever see ... [Continue Reading]

1st December 2016 // 7 Comments

Ashley Eckstein Reveals Limited Edition Ahsoka Tano Holiday Pin

On November 23rd, 2016, Ahsoka Tano voice actress and Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein revealed this year’s Her Universe collectible Star Wars holiday pin, which features an all-new design by Dave Filoni. The pin depicts a younger Ahsoka Tano wearing a blue hooded winter coat (similar to the one seen on The Clone Wars) and will be given out as a free gift with every Her Universe ... [Continue Reading]

29th November 2016 // 1 Comment

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 4: Siege of Mandalore

Ever since Captain Rex mentioned serving alongside Ahsoka Tano from the Battle of Christophsis to the Siege of Mandalore in the Star Wars Rebels episode ‘The Lost Commanders’, fans have been aching to learn more about the pair’s final mission together. Granted, Ahsoka’s mission to Mandalore was nothing entirely new. Those who had watched the Untold Clone Wars panel back in ... [Continue Reading]

17th November 2016 // 8 Comments

Her Universe’s New Partnership is a Hot Topic for Fans

On Friday October 28, 2016, Ashley Eckstein announced that Her Universe would be joining the Hot Topic family of brands and would soon be in a position to offer an even wider selection of pop culture goodies to fangirls (and fanboys) across North America and beyond. In her letter to the Her Universe community, she reassured the HU fanbase that she will continue to oversee the daily operations of ... [Continue Reading]

30th October 2016 // 2 Comments

Ashley Eckstein Shares Her Thoughts on a Live-Action Ahsoka Film

Outer Places reporter Janey Tracey caught up with Ashley Eckstein at New York Comic Con 2016 to talk about Her Universe’s new Marvel collection, female representation in sci-fi and fantasy, and, naturally, Ahsoka Tano. After asking Ashley about her thoughts on Ahsoka’s fate and her work on the Star Wars: Ahsoka audiobook, Ms Tracey asked the actress if we’ll ever see Ahsoka ... [Continue Reading]

17th October 2016 // 2 Comments

Preview of the ‘Star Wars: Ahsoka’ Audiobook

Penguin Random House Audio Publishing have uploaded a 3-minute preview of the Star Wars: Ahsoka audiobook to their site, giving Ahsoka Tano fans a taster of Ashley Eckstein’s narration work and a glimpse into what the former Padawan has been up to following the events of Order 66.   During her interview with Star Wars Show host Andi Gutierrez, Ashley talked about her work on the ... [Continue Reading]

7th October 2016 // 1 Comment

Ashley Eckstein Unboxes Ahsoka Funko Pop! Figure on The Star Wars Show

The long-awaited Ahsoka Funko Pop! figure has finally landed and what an absolute beauty she is! The figure, the first in a series of Star Wars Rebels Funko figures heading our way this autumn, was featured and unboxed by Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano) in a recent episode of The Star Wars Show. The unboxing went fairly smoothly aside from some minor fumbling with the plastic packaging, ... [Continue Reading]

5th October 2016 // 3 Comments