Star Wars fans allowed in the current episode Chapter 19 from The Mandalorian season 3 on the streaming service Disney+ expect a special highlight. The reunion with the clone scientist Dr. Pershing from the first two seasons provides fans with a bridge to the well-known “Star Wars” films as well as to the celebrated Andor series.
After we’ve been here in more detail dr Pershing’s return received, we now want his comrade-in-arms, the Imperial Officer Elia Kane shed more light on her connection to the “Star Wars” universe and why we might like the actress Katy O’Brian looks so familiar?
Who is Katy O’Brian?
American actress Katy O’Brian first made herself known as Martial artist fighter a name before she was discovered for acting.
She has acted in numerous US productions, but is likely to be known to many the Walking Dead-Fans as savoir in the popular TV series. Further engagements followed, for example in “Halt and Catch Fire” and “How to Get Away with Murder”. Eventually, she landed a starring role in another zombie series called Z Nation on Syfy.
In “The Mandalorian” Katy O’Brian already played in the second season with and belonged as Imperial Officer Elia Kane to Moff Gideons (Giancarlo Esposito) Subordinates. Here she was as the right hand of the Oberfiesling seen chasing Grogu and Mando. In the third season she is given a new position that should be important for the further course of the series and beyond.
The clone scientist and his assistant
In season 3 we get one Reunion with clone scientist Dr. Pershing who together with Elijah Kane Member of Amnesty Camp for former Imperial officers heard on Coruscant. After Moff Gideon is captured, the Imperial officers become one undergone a rehabilitation programwhich is intended to divert them from the path of fascist thinking in the name of the new republic.
Here she meets her former colleagues Dr. Pershing, who once worked for Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito) and the Empire based on blood analysis explore the origins of power with the aim of using them for clones using blood transfusions.
Kane (aka. Amnesty Officer G68) befriends Dr. Pershing (aka Amnesty Scientist L52) who tells her his plans and Ideas for cloning technology reveals. He confesses to her that he would like to continue (secretly) to work on his research.
With the New Republic uninterested in his research, Pershing encourages Kane to create a carry out a small raid to get the necessary equipment for his research to get.
What part does Elia Kane play in Return of the Emperor?
This is important to know, since his achievements in cloning technology should also be of interest to the New Republic. But it is to be feared that his research results rather to Emperor’s Resurrection be used.
After all, we already know Episode 9: The Rise of Skywalker that the great antagonist of the Skywalker saga met his supposed death survive by means of questionable cloning experiments could.
What part in this his former right hand Elijah Kane will take remains to be seen. However, it can be assumed that she may continue to support her former superior Loyal to Moff Gideon is and acts on his behalf.