Here's all you need to know about the upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels.
I never really liked Star Wars: The Clone Wars. It was OK, but it never really grabbed me. I only watched it because it was Star Wars. Sure it had lightsabers, space battles and some characters I sorta cared about, but it just didn't feel like Star Wars. But Star Wars Rebels feels like Star Wars.
Official Synopsis from StarWars.com: "It is a dark time in the galaxy, as the evil Galactic Empire tightens its grip of power from world to world. As the series begins, Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet, ruling with an iron fist and ruining the lives of its people. But there are a select few who are brave enough to stand up against the endless Stormtroopers and TIE fighters of the Empire: the clever and motley crew of the starship Ghost. Together, this ragtag group will face threatening new villains, have thrilling adventures, and become heroes."
Star Wars Rebels: Ignite on Disney Video
- The show takes place 14 years after Star Wars Episode III.
- The series picks up 5 years before Star Wars (1977).
- The show will tell the beginning of the Rebel Alliance from a small group to a galaxy-wide army.
- The Rebels fly in a ship known as "Ghost" which is heavily inspired by the Millennium Falcon.
Ezra Bridger - 14-year-old con artist - is voiced by Taylor Gray)
Kanan Jarrus - the former Jedi - is voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr.)
Zeb Orrelios - the alien "muscle" - is voiced by Steve Blum
"Chopper" - astromech droid C1-10P
Sabine - Mandalorian explosives expert and artist - is voiced by Tiya Sircar
Hera Syndulla - the Twi'lek Ghost's pilot and owner - is voiced by Vanessa Marshall
- Kanan is called "the cowboy Jedi"
- Zeb is based on Ralph McQuarrie's original conceptual designs for Chewbacca.
- Chopper gets his name because his name C1-10P looks like "CHOP."
- Chopper's design is based on early conceptual artwork for R2-D2 by Ralph McQuarrie
- Sabine is an artist and "tags" Imperial facilities with ani-Imperial slogans and messages
Inquisitor, the dark side Force-sensitive agent tasked by the Empire with hunting down the last of the Jedi.
- Inquisitor is a Pau'an from the planet Utapau
Autumn 2014 on Disney XD
What do you think about Star wars Rebels? Will it live up the the greatness of the original trilogy?
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