Grand Admiral Thrawn, one of the most popular characters in the Star Wars universe, is coming to live-action in the new Disney+ series Ahsoka, played by Danish actor Lars Mikkelsen.
Thrawn is a brilliant alien tactician and strategist who served as a Grand Admiral in the Galactic Empire. He was one of the Rebel Alliance’s most formidable opponents.
Mikkelsen is best known for his roles in the TV shows House of Cards, Sherlock, and The Killing, as well as the films Doctor Strange, Clash of the Titans, and Casino Royale. He was previously the voice of Thrawn in the animated series Star Wars Rebels.
Mikkelsen was cast to play Thrawn in Ahsoka because of his resemblance to the character in the animated series and his ability to capture Thrawn’s intelligence, charisma, and menace. His performance has been praised by critics and fans alike.
Thrawn is a complex and fascinating character, and Mikkelsen’s portrayal is sure to be a hit with Star Wars fans of all ages.