The first trailer for the Star Wars series Ahsoka was released by Disney+ which gave fans a first look at Thrawn, who is the Star Wars Rebels villain. He will be played by the actor Lars Mikkelson.
The first look of Grand Admiral Thrawn went viral on Twitter as soon as the trailer was released. Here are a few reactions:
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Here is the new trailer for Ahsoka:
Grand Admiral Thrawn has been an iconic character in the Star Wars series. He also appeared in the third season of The Mandalorian on Disney+. Thrawn was first introduced in a 1991 novel and has become a fan favorite. Thrawn has a rich history in the Star Wars expanded universe.
In the Star Wars expanded universe, Thrawn was first introduced in Timothy Zahn’s 1991 novel “Heir to the Empire” as the leader of the remnants of the Empire five years after the events of “Return of the Jedi”. Thrawn is a blue-skinned humanoid with red eyes, and is known for his strategic genius and tactical brilliance. He rose through the ranks of the Imperial Navy and was made a Grand Admiral, one of only twelve in the Empire.
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Thrawn is also known for his love of art and culture, which he uses to gain insight into the cultures he is fighting against. He is especially interested in the art of the ancient Chiss species, of which he is a member. Thrawn’s complex and nuanced character has made him a fan favorite in the Star Wars expanded universe.
When it was first revealed that Mikkelsen will be playing the character of Thrawn in Ahsoka, fans were pleasantly delighted. It is uncommon for a voice actor to be chosen for the same role in a live-action production, but Mikkelsen has done it. Given how well-versed he is in the character, many fans think he would make a fantastic Grand Admiral Thrawn. He is familiar with Thrawn’s tone of speech, cadence, and word inflection. He is familiar with Thrawn’s demeanor.