[TF.N Main] [Contact Us]
[Star Wars TV - Main]
[More...]
[TFN FanFilms Now On YouTube.com]
[Popular Stories]
CEII: Jabba's Palace Reunion - Massive Guest Announcements

Star Wars Night With The Tampa Bay Storm Reminder

Stephen Hayford Star Wars Weekends Exclusive Art

ForceCast #251: To Spoil or Not to Spoil

New Timothy Zahn Audio Books Coming

Star Wars Celebration VII In Orlando?

May The FETT Be With You

Mimoco: New Mimobot Coming May 4th

[Jedi Council Forums]
Who Doesn't Hate Jar Jar anymore?

Fans who grew up with the OT-Do any of you actually prefer the PT?

Should darth maul have died?

What plotline, character or scene in the entire Saga irritates you the most?

The misconceptions you had about Star Wars, when you were a kid
[Poll]
There are no polls
currently operating
in this sector.
Please check
back soon.

View Poll Archives



TCW: New Interviews About Ahsoka's Legacy

Posted By Eric on March 14, 2013

With The Clone Wars having aired its last episode on Cartoon Network, various news outlets have started looking back at the series, particularly its breakout character of Ahsoka Tano. Here are a few of the Ahsoka-related interviews that have been posted in the past few days.

First up, series supervising director Dave Filoni shared his thoughts about the impact and fate of Ahsoka with Entertainment Weekly. Here's what Filoni said about Ahsoka walking away from the Jedi Order at the end of "The Wrong Jedi":

ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY: There must be a jumble of emotions these days on a number of fronts but talk a bit about the character of Ahsoka and how the finale and her fate resonate for you.
DAVE FILONI: As we kept writing the character of Ahsoka we knew it would be — well, I don’t want to say an uphill struggle — but we knew it would be a challenge to place a character like her in the midst of the Anakins and Obi-Wans of the Star Wars universe. It was a spot we would definitely have to earn for her and judging by the reaction to last Saturday’s episode it seems that everybody here, and especially Ashley [Eckstein], was able to make it happen. It was a situation where at first [fans were] like “Why is this kid here?” And now, five years later, people are like, “Wait – why is she leaving?” They were sad about it. So that was kind of good for us to see in the reaction.

Next, we have the first two parts of a three-part interview that voice actress Ashley Eckstein did with Newsarama. Here's how Eckstein described Ahsoka's departure from the Order as depicted in that emotional final scene of Season 5.
Nrama: So let me ask you this, Ashley. You know Ahsoka better than anyone in the world, so, did she make the right decision, not going back to the Jedi Order?
Eckstein: Oh. Um... She made the right decision for her, and she made the right decision for the time. I spoke with Dave Filoni about this. There's not a right or wrong decision here. Dave told me, "only Sith deal in absolutes." So you can't have an absolute right or wrong decision. So Ahsoka, everything she went through, she was betrayed on so many levels. She has no trust in anyone anymore, so there's no way she can stay in the Jedi Order and do her job to the best of her ability.

Ahsoka's not the type of character that can do something half way. It's 100% or nothing, she can't do it any other way. I think by staying in the Jedi Order, she wouldn't have been able to give it 100%, so I think in that moment she had to walk away.

Check out parts one and two in full over at Newsarama. We'll update this post when part three is available.

UPDATE: Here's part three of Newsarama's Ashley Eckstein interview.


Related Stories

March 30, 2013   ForceCast Special: Looking Back And Looking Ahead With Ashley Eckstein
March 18, 2013   James Arnold Taylor Talks End Of TCW With IGN
March 11, 2013   TCW Stars, SW Celebrities Weigh In On Series Cancelation
March 11, 2013   The Clone Wars Ends After Five-Year Run





[Star Wars TV - News Archives]
The Clone Wars Takes Home Voice Acting Trophies
Posted By Eric on May 2, 2013:
Series wins People's Choice for Best TV Vocal Ensemble

The Clone Wars Nominated For Daytime Emmy Awards
Posted By Eric on May 1, 2013:
Cast and crew honored by National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences

Never-Before-Seen Star Wars: The Clone Wars Clip
Posted By Chris on April 30, 2013:
USA Today posts thrilling video!

Leland Chee's TCW Chronology Breakdown Part #9
Posted By Eric on April 29, 2013:
"Weapons Factory" through "Grievous Intrigue"

[TF.N Newsletter]
Enter Email Address:
Find Out More...
[All Posters]
Star Wars - Episode III - Darth Sidious - Stand Up
AllPosters.com
Search For Posters, Cardboard Stand-Ups & T-Shirts!
[Rebelscum.com - Star Wars Collecting]
[TheForce.Net - FanFilms]
[TheForce.Net - FanForce] [TheForce.Net - Fan Art]
[More News...]
TheForce.Net - Your Daily Dose of Star Wars
THEFORCE.NET IS NOT ENDORSED BY LUCASFILM, LTD. PLEASE READ OUR DISCLAIMER. © 2014 COPYRIGHT TF.N, LLC
The Galaxy is Listening
[TF.N Main] [TF.N FAQ] [Contact Us]