Great news, Star Wars Rebels fans! Disney has announced that Star Wars Rebels will be getting a second season!
Okay, so Star Wars Rebels hasn’t technically premiered yet. However, many fans are still amped for the new series because it is considered canon in the Star Wars universe, and thus will offer hints at the upcoming Star Wars: Episode VII.
Said Disney Channels Worldwide President and Chief Creative Officer Gary Marsh, “The global expectations for this series could not have been any higher. And I am proud to say that the team at Lucasfilm has delivered something that has surpassed even that incredibly high bar – artistically and thematically.”
“We all love making ‘Rebels’ so we couldn’t be happier that it’s moving into a second season,” added Lucasfilm VP of Creative Development, Kiri Hart. “Our fantastic creative team is dreaming up new stories for the crew of the Ghost that will expand their experience of the galaxy and deepen their heroes’ journeys. The fan response to the show has been amazing, humbling and inspiring. We’re looking forward to the adventure ahead.”
Star Wars Rebels makes it debut via a TV movie, Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, which will premiere Friday, October 3rd at 9:00 PM ET/PT on Disney Channel in the U.S., and Monday, October 6th at 8:00 PM ET/PT on Disney XD in the U.S. The series will officially begin on Monday, October 13th at 9:00 PM ET/PT on Disney XD in the U.S. The series will air in 34 languages across 163 countries in over 400 million households.
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