Katee Sackhoff, who previously voiced Bo-Katan Kryze in the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, has returned to play the same character in the live-action Disney+ series, The Mandalorian. Sackhoff has been portraying this character since 2008 and is now set to reprise the role once again in the upcoming season of the show. In a recent interview with Empire Online, the actress shared some details about the upcoming season.
In the interview, Sackhoff teased that the upcoming season of The Mandalorian could delve deeper into her Star Wars character, as she described it as “big, bold, and different.”
Katee Sackhoff Could be the Highlight of The Mandalorian Season 3
Katee Sackhoff, who had been the voice of the iconic Mandalorian, Bo-Katan Kryze, for ten years, was given the chance to play the character in the Disney+ series The Mandalorian in 2019. She has been portraying Bo-Katan for the past two seasons and is also scheduled to return to the role in the upcoming season of the space adventure series.
In her interview with Empire Online, Katee Sackhoff discussed her experience working on the third season of The Mandalorian. The actress, who also starred in Oculus, praised the show’s creators, Jon Favreau and Rick Famuyiwa, for their assistance in bringing the best version of her character, Bo-Katan Kryze, to the screen.
During the interview, Katee Sackhoff also discussed the character development of Bo-Katan Kryze following the events of the second season of The Mandalorian.
Sackhoff said, “We know the family that she was born into; now what’s the family that she’s going to choose? What does that look like?”
In addition, the cover of Empire Magazine features Katee Sackhoff alongside Pedro Pascal’s Din Djarin, which has led to speculation about a potential showdown between the two characters in the upcoming season. Some fans also believe that the third season may shift its focus to Bo-Katan Kryze instead of solely following Din Djarin’s journey.
With the next season of The Mandalorian just a few months away from its release, fans are eagerly anticipating the new adventures that await Bo-Katan Kryze and Din Djarin in the show.
Katee Sackhoff Talks About Working With Jon Favreau
Katee Sackhoff also discussed her collaboration with Jon Favreau and Rick Famuyiwa in the interview, sharing her experience working with the actor-directors. The Don’t Knock Twice star also mentioned her own contributions to the character development of Bo-Katan Kryze in the upcoming season of The Mandalorian.
Sackhoff explained in the interview that her years of experience portraying the character have helped her to form a strong emotional connection with Bo-Katan Kryze, allowing her to truly feel what the character feels. She also credited the show’s creators for their assistance in bringing out the best performance in her portrayal of the character.
“One of the things that Jon and I focus on is where she is in the moment, what peppers her experience. Jon and [director/executive producer] Rick [Famuyiwa], every single day, defer to me, which is a really crazy experience, to have these masters asking me what I feel.”
Sackhoff also said, “It respects the craft and the years that I have put in. I really do know her — her pain is my pain. When she experiences something, I really feel it.” In addition to the returning characters, the new season of The Mandalorian is anticipated to introduce several new characters, and the show’s lead actor, Pedro Pascal, has hinted at an epic battle that will take place in the upcoming season. The Mandalorian Season 3 will premiere on Disney+ on 1 March 2023.
Source: Empire Online