Half the fun of Star Wars Rebels lies not just in original Star Wars characters returning, but also those of spiritual predecessor The Clone Wars. So it is, that Katee Sackhoff will reprise her role as the Mandalorian Bo-Katan for Star Wars Rebels Season 3.
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If that barn-burner finale or a sinister new look didn’t make it abundantly clear, Star Wars Rebels Season 3 has Ezra moving closer to the dark side than ever. So it is with the latest clip from Season 3, as even Darth Vader would find Ezra’s use of the Force was downright cold.
It’s hard to imagine anyone providing Star Wars Rebels with more menace than James Earl Jones’ Darth Vader, but Lars Mikkelsen’s Grand Admiral Thrawn may just give him a run for his money. A new promo for Season 3 sees Thrawn poised to tear the team apart, utilizing his terrifying skill as a tactician.
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Disney’s Star Wars Rebels has made no secret of its influence from the original designs of artist Ralph McQuarrie, but multiple designs have escaped even sharp-eyed viewers. No longer, as the latest Season 2 Blu-ray featurette spotlights everything from Kylo Ren’s lightsaber to Leia’s familiar costume.
Star Wars Rebels has gifted us similarly high-profile big bads each year, from beating Rogue One to James Earl Jones’ Darth Vader return, to this year’s reemergence of Grand Admiral Thrawn. Don’t expect Vader to have any significant role going forward, however, as Rebels boss Dave Filoni says there’s been “an elected decision to not have Vader around.”
Those unable to attend Star Wars Celebration in London missed out on the chance to see Star Wars Rebels Season 3 early, but at last, we have a end date for our despair. Star Wars Rebels Season 3 sets an official September premiere, along with a new synopsis teasing the arrival of Grand Admiral Thrawn.
Star Wars may be using Rogue One to introduce a few ship designs we’ve yet to see from the original trilogy, but even at a nearby point in the timeline, Star Wars Rebels wants to earn back some of the classic designs. So while we may not see the iconic X-Wing flanking the Ghost anytime soon, supervising director Dave Filoni says they have big plans for the famed four-wing fighter.
Just as this morning announced the grand return of Admiral Thrawn to the Star Wars universe via Rebels Season 3, new images from the fall premiere bring an even closer look at our returning big bads. Check out the full Star Wars Rebels Season 3 poster, along with some new photos and a Maul-worthy clip from today’s big premiere!
Just when you thought Star Wars Rebels couldn’t get any bigger than to include Vader himself, Season 3 gets expanded in a major way. Not only does the first official trailer confirm Grand Admiral Thrawn as a our new villain, but also a host of Star Wars favorites like Wedge Antilles, the darksaber, what looks to be the Outrider and more!