Although there have been no official announcements regarding it, we noticed in the credits of last night's Star Wars Rebels episode that a new, well know actress has joined the cast of the hit animated series. Perhaps best known for her role as Zoë Washburne in the beloved but short lived sci-fi series Firefly, Gina Torres has been officially confirmed as the voice of Ketsu Onyo in Rebels. Ketsu made her debut in the latest episode "Blood Sisters" and was introduced as a bounty hunter and old friend of Sabine Wren's.
Gina Torres is actually the second Firefly alumni to join the Star Wars saga in recent months. It was announced earlier this year that Alan Tudyk, who played her onscreen husband Wash in Firely, is portraying a motion capture character in the first Anthology film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, due for release on December 16th, 2016.
On behalf of all Star Wars fans, we certainly want to welcome Gina to the Star Wars family! We can't wait to see and hear more from Ketsu.
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