Christensen is reprising the role of Anakin/Vader for “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” premiering May 27. Dawson told Vanity Fair that back in October 2021, she read a trade report about Christensen possibly joining “Ahsoka.” Dawson’s titular character was previously an apprentice to Skywalker in the animated series “The Clone Wars,” so the crossover isn’t too surprising.
However, when Dawson screenshotted the headline and shared it on Instagram, Disney and Lucasfilm struck it down. Dawson captioned, “Skyguy…They know!!! See you soon, Snips,” using the characters’ nicknames for one another from “The Clone Wars.” It was only later that Dawson learned the report was just an unconfirmed rumor.
“I looked in my email, and ‘Star Wars’ was like,