Star Wars Rebels has come to yet another temporary close with Season 3 finale “Zero Hour,” dealing the title heroes a harsh blow, and moving us one step closer to the Star Wars films. To wit, producers promise both Rogue One’s Saw Gerrera and Mon Mothma will return in Season 4, which already has its first concept art.
Star Wars Rebels finally circled back to give Darth Maul and Obi-Wan Kenobi one last showdown, and … well, if you’ve seen Star Wars, you could probably guess its outcome. Still, Rebels boss Dave Filoni now explains why the rematch went as it did, and how it simultaneously pays tribute to both Seven Samurai and The Phantom Menace.
Now that we’ve thoroughly put the matter of Darth Maul vs. Obi-Wan Kenobi to bed, Star Wars Rebels is gearing up for Season 3's hour-long endgame. See for yourself in the first trailer, as Thrawn makes his final strike on the Rebels, a familiar face returns, and a few Rogue One baddies come out to play.
Star Wars Rebels is preparing to tie off a major continuity knot with a final showdown between Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Maul, though it’s worth wondering how else a fan-favorite like Maul could have impacted the Star Wars we know. Case in point, showrunners reveal the Season 2 fight that might have seen Vader cutting down Maul, and why said foe endured.
Like DuckTales before it, Disney XD’s Big Hero 6 animated series has yet to declare an official premiere, but there’s good news in store. Prepare a hearty fist-bump for a Season 2 renewal, while a new teaser and photo highlights the returning cast.
Ask anyone what the most basic appeal of Guardians of the Galaxy boils down to, and you’ll inevitably hear some combination of “talking raccoon and tree.” So it is, that Disney XD, Academy Award-nominated Passion Pictures, and director Arnaud Delord have brought us twelve new Rocket & Groot shorts to celebrate the pair, the first of which you can watch right now.
Once again, Star Wars Rebels will hinge its endgame around the climactic showdown of two legendary Star Wars foes. Where last year brought us Darth Vader against his former apprentice, Season 3 will see an older Obi-Wan Kenobi in a final battle with Darth Maul, and we’ve got new “Twin Suns” footage and photos to prove it.
Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels has achieved a crossover success significantly higher than its animated predecessor, and their battle with the Empire is far from over. As Season 3 prepares for a climactic endgame, Lucasfilm confirms Season 4 will bow in fall 2017.
If the headline alone didn’t get that famous DuckTales theme in your head, Disney XD has plan to make sure it stays there. Not only do we have our first trailer for the star-studded reboot, but also word that Season 2 has already been greenlit.
Star Wars may have taken place a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, but any Indiana Jones fan could tell you the two tales share some surprising links in the form of various easter eggs. Now, Star Wars Rebels is in on the fun with its own Indy gag, along with other Ralph McQuarrie and The Force Awakens nods from this Saturday’s latest.