Warning: Contains SPOILERS for The Mandalorian season 2, episode 5, “Chapter 13: The Jedi.”
The Mandalorian season 2, episode 5, “Chapter 13: The Jedi” cast and characters include the live-action debut of Ahsoka Tano (Rosario Dawson), who encounters Din Djarin (Pedro Pascal) and Baby Yoda. Jon Favreau’s Star Wars show officially enters its second half, and with that, it also provides more information regarding the mystery surrounding the Child. The Mandalorian season 2, episode 4 shone a light on what Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito) wants with Baby Yoda, and “The Jedi” reveals a significant part of his origins.
After getting the lead from Bo-Katan Kryze (Katee Sackhoff) about Ahsoka, Din Djarin and Baby Yoda, whose name is Grogu, finally met the Jedi on the planet Corvus. However, Mando’s mission to reunite Baby Yoda with his people doesn’t end with their encounter with her. Ahsoka was hesitant in taking on the Child because of its attachment to Din; separating him from his father figure would’ve amplified his fear, which would’ve made him susceptible to fall to the dark side of the Force.
Unlike the previous episode, “The Jedi” was mainly composed of new cast members and characters on the show. Here’s every character and cameo in The Mandalorian season 2, episode 5.
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The Mandalorian cast is led by Pedro Pascal who plays the titular role named Din Djarin. Known for his TV roles in Game of Thrones and Narcos, he also appeared in films such as Kingsman: The Secret Service and Triple Frontier. His next big project is Wonder Woman 1984.
Ahead of The Mandalorian season 2, Michael Biehn was reported to join the show, and “The Jedi” confirmed his involvement portraying Lang. The actor is best known for his roles in The Terminator, Aliens, and The Abyss.
Ahsoka Tano made her much-anticipated live-action debut in The Mandalorian season 2, episode 5 played by Rosario Dawson. Dawson debuted in the 1995 film, Kids and has appeared in a string of TV and movie projects since then including Josie and the Pussycats, Men in Black II, Rent, Top Five, and Seven Pounds. Dawson also played Claire Temple in the Marvel/Netflix series.
Portraying The Mandalorian season 2, episode 5’s big bad, Magistrate/Morgan Elsbeth is Diana Lee Inosanto. A prolific martial artist, she’s was involved in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Blade, Wild Wild West, Star Trek: Enterprise, Hulk, Rent, and The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift. She’s the daughter of Dan Inosanto — the training partner of Bruce Lee.
James Croak as Prisoner – James Croak plays one of the prisoners in the village. He guest-starred in the Twin Peaks revival as Robby.
Dylan Alvarado as Village Boy – Dylan Alvarado portrays one of the two village kids who was initially asked by Mando as he tried to track down Ahsoka. The child actor previously appeared in Knowing Nothing Cold and Cutting the Patterns.
Mai Brunelle as Village Girl – The other village kid that Din encountered was portrayed by Mai Brunelle who has been in a string of projects like Sesame Street and Modern Family. Her other credits also include being on Smosh and Deadcon.
Wing Tao Chao As Governor Wing – As Din approached the kids, an older gentleman barred him from further questioning the kids played by Wing Tao Chao. A former Disney Imagineer, he was instrumental in Disney’s expansion in China and Hong Kong. He’s regarded by Avenue magazine as one of the 500 most influential Asians in the United States.
Clark Schierle As Villager – One of the other villagers in The Mandalorian season 2, episode 5 is Clark Schierle.