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Ashley Eckstein Celebrated Birthday Down on Ahsoka’s Pony Farm

Ahsoka Tano voice actress Ashley Eckstein celebrated her 35th birthday in style by throwing an “Ahsoka’s Pony Farm” party for her friends and colleagues over at Lucasfilm. The pony-themed cupcake party was organized by Ms Eckstein and Kristen Hidalgo and even had its own banner, created by Orange County artist Ashley Taylor. Partygoers included Pablo Hidalgo from Lucasfilm ... [Continue Reading]

4th October 2016 // 1 Comment

‘Star Wars: Ahsoka’ Book Tour & Fan Meet-Ups Announced

If you’re an Ahsoka Tano fan living in New York, Florida, or California, listen up! Actress Ashley Eckstein and author E.K. Johnston will be attending a number of special book signings and fan meet-ups across these three states throughout October and November and are inviting fans to join them in celebrating the launch of Star Wars: Ahsoka at any of the following events: October 7th – ... [Continue Reading]

30th September 2016 // 4 Comments

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 3: Return to the Jedi

When Ahsoka Tano walked away from the Jedi Order at the end of the fifth season of The Clone Wars, many of us didn’t expect her to work alongside her former master or any of the other Jedi ever again. Of course, we now know that she would eventually team up with the Jedi Kanan Jarrus and his Padawan Ezra Bridger in Star Wars Rebels and learnt that she also played an important role in the ... [Continue Reading]

30th August 2016 // 6 Comments

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 2: Ahsoka’s Walkabout

Back in April 2015, we got our first glimpses of some concept art and a short (and unfinished) clip depicting Ahsoka Tano on a speeder bike in the depths of Coruscant. These little morsels of information were revealed during the Untold Clone Wars panel at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim but it wasn’t until this year’s convention that we learnt a little more about what happened to ... [Continue Reading]

18th August 2016 // 7 Comments

Ashley Eckstein Answers Fans’ Questions During Reddit AMA

She may have been rushed off her feet promoting the amazing Her Universe Fashion Show, making headlines in that incredible Ahsoka Tano Lego dress, and hanging out with fellow Star Wars fans at the San Diego Comic Con but Ashley Eckstein (voice of Ahsoka Tano) still found time in her hectic schedule to take part in a special Comic Con AMA on Reddit. On July 24, 2016, Ashley took part in her very ... [Continue Reading]

16th August 2016 // 2 Comments

‘Yarnsoka’, Comic Con’s Craftiest Cosplay

San Diego Comic Con has come and gone and while Ashley Eckstein’s Lego dress and Ahsoka-inspired braids created quite a stir, it wasn’t the only Ahsoka Tano outfit that was turning heads at this year’s convention. Candice Dunlap Miller’s striking “Yarnsoka” cosplay caught the eye of Star Wars: The Clone Wars supervising director Dave Filoni and Her Universe ... [Continue Reading]

4th August 2016 // 8 Comments

Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 1: Discovery

Avid fans of the critically-acclaimed Star Wars: The Clone Wars will probably already know that Ahsoka Tano was discovered by Plo Koon and brought to the Jedi Temple on Coruscant at the tender age of three. Until recently, everything we knew about Ahsoka’s childhood was limited to a couple of lines of dialogue and a flashback scene. But during the Ahsoka’s Untold Tales panel at Star ... [Continue Reading]

24th July 2016 // 10 Comments

Ashley Eckstein Wears Stunning LEGO Dress at Her Universe Fashion Show

The 3rd Annual Her Universe Fashion Show was held at the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel in San Diego on Thursday July 21st, 2016, as part of this year’s San Diego Comic Con festivities. A total of 27 designers were selected to take part in this annual “geek couture” fashion show, which celebrates pop culture, fandom, and fangirls (and boys) of all shapes and sizes. The prize? The ... [Continue Reading]

22nd July 2016 // 6 Comments

ThinkGeek Unveils Exclusive Ahsoka Tano T-Shirt

ThinkGeek and Ashley Eckstein have teamed up once again to create a brand-new and exclusive ladies’ t-shirt for Ahsoka Tano fans! “Ahsoka’s become a favorite character around here – and not just because she’s voiced by our friend Ashley Eckstein, someone we team up with all the time to create amazing ladies’ apparel. Okay, maybe that’s a part of the ... [Continue Reading]

11th July 2016 // 4 Comments

“Ahsoka Lives” Event to Be Held at Star Wars Celebration Europe 2016

The “Ahsoka Lives” meet-up at Star War Celebration Anaheim was one of the most popular and talked-about fan events of last year’s convention. Organized by Amy Ratcliffe (@amy_geek) and Johnamarie Macias of The Wookiee Gunner to celebrate the return of this beloved character to our TV screens, this special group photo shoot attracted dozens of Ahsoka fans and featured a surprise ... [Continue Reading]

8th July 2016 // 2 Comments

Fan Casting Ahsoka Tano

Have you ever read a book, played a video game, or watched an animated series and found yourself wondering who you would cast in a live-action adaptation of said media? This entertaining little pastime is known as “fan casting”. Even Claudia Gray, author of the sensational Star Wars novel Bloodline, has been getting in on the action. If you’d like to know who Gray would cast ... [Continue Reading]

14th June 2016 // 9 Comments

Dave Filoni Talks About the Women of Star Wars

Star Wars Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni was recently invited to the National Centre for Women and Information Technology to discuss the role of women in the Star Wars universe. In his 25-minute long talk, Filoni talked about the franchise’s various female characters, the challenges of creating an apprentice for Anakin Skywalker, his childhood inspirations, and his own ... [Continue Reading]

26th May 2016 // 8 Comments

Ashley Eckstein Talks About Amusing Audition Process for Ahsoka Tano

Most actors have their own amusing anecdotes about the various audition processes they’ve gone through during the course of their acting careers and Ahsoka Tano voice actress Ashley Eckstein is certainly no exception. During a recent Q&A at Emerald City Comicon 2016, Eckstein and fellow panellist Anne Convery (wife of Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels supervising director Dave Filoni) ... [Continue Reading]

19th April 2016 // 5 Comments

Ashley Eckstein: “Ahsoka Started a Movement”

During her hour-long panel at this year’s Emerald City Comicon, voice actress Ashley Eckstein shared some amusing anecdotes about how she landed the role of Ahsoka Tano back in 2006 and took the opportunity to answer fans’ questions about Ahsoka’s future, her thoughts on the Rebels season two finale, and her sci-fi clothing line, Her Universe. But the part that perhaps stood ... [Continue Reading]

13th April 2016 // 9 Comments