With the announcement of Disney+’s upcoming series “Ahsoka,” excitement has been building around the return of several beloved “Star Wars” characters. Among them is Ezra Bridger, a key character from the “Star Wars Rebels” series, who will be making his live-action debut in “Ahsoka.” So who are the actors bringing Ezra to life in animation and live-action? Let’s explore.
The Voice of Ezra Bridger in Star Wars Rebels
In the animated series “Star Wars Rebels,” Ezra Bridger is voiced by actor Taylor Gray. Gray took on the role when the series debuted in 2014 and continued to lend his voice to the character throughout the show’s four-season run.
As the voice of Ezra, Gray was responsible for embodying the young Jedi’s growth and development. From a headstrong street urchin to a skilled and dedicated member of the Rebel Alliance, Gray’s performance captured the essence of Ezra’s journey.
The Live-Action Ezra Bridger in Ahsoka
In the live-action series “Ahsoka,” set to premiere on Disney+, actor Eman Esfandi will be stepping into the role of Ezra Bridger. This casting announcement marks the first time Ezra Bridger will be portrayed in live-action, expanding the “Star Wars” universe’s storytelling avenues.
Esfandi will bring to life a more mature Ezra, navigating the Star Wars timeline after the events of “Star Wars Rebels.” Fans are eagerly awaiting how Esfandi’s portrayal will align with and expand upon Gray’s voice performance in the animated series.
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