Ever since “The Mandalorian” hit our screens on Disney+, multiple characters from the animated series “The Clone Wars” and “Rebels” have been making their transition to live-action. With Ahsoka Tano and Bo-Katan already making their live-action debuts in the series. “Grand Admiral Thrawn” also being name-dropped by Ahsoka Tano during the second season of the Disney+ show, as she is hunting him down. The last time Star Wars fans saw Thrawn, was during the “Star Wars: Rebels” finale, which saw Jedi padawan Ezra Bridge disappear with Thrawn.
With “The Mandalorian” set years after the events of “Rebels”, it indicates that Thrawn survived, which also means Ezra could have as well.
This has led to much speculation that Ezra Bridger will also be making the jump to our screens in an upcoming Disney+ series, either “The Mandalorian” or “Ashoka”.
Aladdin actor Mena Massoud has been one name being thrown around on the internet as a potential actor to play Ezra in the show.
He recently posted a photo of himself on Instagram, with the quote.
“Hey, just so you know, when I escape I won’t hurt any of you.”
This quote is what Ezra says in the “Star Wars: Rebels” season 2 episode “Stealth Strike, to a group of stormtroopers after the Empire has captured him.
There is no direct mention of Star Wars or Ezra in the social media post, but it clearly shows that Mena Massoud is getting physically ready to play the role and to also maybe tease the fans. Nothing has officially been announced yet by Lucasfilm or Mena that he will be playing Ezra Bridger.
Do you think Mena Massoud will be playing Ezra in the new Disney+ Star Wars series?