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Hayden Christensen Joins The Ahsoka Cast In Mid-Season Poster-TGN

A classic Star Wars character has returned in Ahsoka episode 4, and Star Wars has celebrated with a new poster that puts them on full display.

Warning! This article contains spoilers for Ahsoka episode 4.


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Summary

  • Anakin Skywalker’s return in Ahsoka episode 4 marks a historic moment for Star Wars, as it is the first time a Force ghost is given a significant role.
  • The poster celebrating Anakin’s return showcases notable characters from the series and has fans cheering around the world.
  • The exciting implications of Anakin’s return in episode 4 foreshadow potential future developments for both his and Ahsoka’s characters, as well as give hope to long-time fans of The Clone Wars series.

An amazing new poster for Ahsoka showcases the return of a classic character. Ahsoka episode 4 just released in what is already being called the best of the series so far, with plenty of exciting reveals and back-to-back riveting action sequences. However, what truly made this episode stand apart is its ending, which left Star Wars viewers around the world cheering for a legendary character’s return to the galaxy.

The poster shared by Star Wars celebrates Anakin Skywalker’s return at the midway point of Ahsoka, alongside his old Padawan and other notable characters from the series.

While Anakin has been expected to make his return in Ahsoka, viewers were shocked at earning the reveal so soon. Hayden Christensen has returned to the role, and he’s depicted in his Clone Wars era look.

Ahsoka midseason poster.


Anakin Skywalker’s Return Makes Star Wars History

Hayden Christensen as Anakin Skywalker in Ahsoka

The return of Anakin Skywalker in Ahsoka, especially as displayed on this poster, marks the first time a role of this scale is being given to a Force ghost as compared to the brief appearances in films and television series of the past. It’s also the first time the Anakin of the animated Star Wars: The Clone Wars series is being brought to life in live-action, as Anakin never addressed Ahsoka in the prequel Star Wars trilogy films. Such a moment was 15 years in the making, truly merging the live-action and animated projects.

Related: Ahsoka Episode 4 Recap: 11 Major Star Wars Reveals

Anakin returning at the end of Ahsoka episode 4 has exciting implications for the future of both their characters. Anakin and Ahsoka have a lot to discuss about everything that’s happened since they last saw each other before the Siege of Mandalore and Anakin’s fall to the dark side as Darth Vader. With Star Wars releasing Ahsoka episode 5 in select theaters, there will surely be lots for long-time The Clone Wars enthusiasts to look forward to.

Ahsoka releases new episodes Tuesdays at 6 pm PT / 9 pm ET on Disney+.

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