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January 12, 2012 | By Curt Wagner and RedEye
How's this for a little genre cross-pollinating: Katee Sackhoff of "Battlestar Galactica" fame is guest-voicing a character in the latest episode of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars. " Sackhoff voices the armored warrior Bo-Katan in "A Friend In Need," premiering at 7 p.m. Jan. 13 on Cartoon Network. "Iron Man" director Jon Favreau will voice the warlord Pre Vizsla. They are part of the Death Watch, which has been absent since their attempt to take over Mandalore in Season 2. Now they're stronger and far more dangerous.
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February 20, 2014 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
"Star Wars Rebels" has its Han Solo, and her name is Hera. OK, the Twi'lek pilot and owner of the starship Ghost isn't exactly like Solo. Executive producer Dave Filoni says she's the heart of the Ghost, and keeps the merry band of rebels flying with her together as they fight the Empire. Filoni and others from Lucasfilm talk about Hera in the latest behind-the-scenes introduction video that also features character sketches and animation previews. "I think she really makes flying the Ghost look easy," says Joel Aron, CG supervisor, agreeing that she also can be warm and nurturing.
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October 7, 2013 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
"To battle the Empire, a rebel alliance will form, the Jedi will rise, and you will know the power of the Force. " Those are the only words we get in the 15-second teaser for "Star Wars Rebels" that aired during Monday night's "Mighty Meds" premiere on Disney XD. Oh yeah, and "'Star Wars Rebels,' coming to Disney XD in 2014. " The clip shows a Destroyer flying off into space. Honestly, I would like to see more. Maybe Lucasfilm will unveil a longer promo at New York Comic-Con this weekend.
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February 19, 2014 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
"Star Wars Rebels" has introduced its first female character, Sabine, a Mandalorian with an interest in art - and explosives. "She likes to blow things up," says actress Tiya Sircar, who is voicing the character. "She does it with flare, because she's also an artist. " Sabine is a key member of the Ghost crew, which consists of its captain, Kanan; its muscle, Zeb; its young con man, Ezra; and its cranky droid, Chopper. The latest video introduction from Lucasfilm and Disney shows early design concepts of the character, animation tests and final art, along with interviews...
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December 6, 2012 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
The droid story arc continues Dec. 8 when "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" drops the D-squad on a desolate planet. R2-D2, QT-KT, U9-C4, M5-BZ and WAC-47 all return in "A Sunny Day in the Void," airing at 8:30 a.m. Dec. 8 on Cartoon Network. R2, Colonel Meebur Gascon and the other droids crash land on the bizarre planet after a comet damages their shuttle. The D-Squad must make their way across a bewildering expanse of emptiness to carry out their mission. "The Clone Wars" supervising director Dave Filoni talks about why they decided to create the droids arc in the video for last...
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October 3, 2013 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
Have you been missing "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" or any kind of animated "Star Wars" on your TV? "Star Wars Rebels" is flying ever so closer to Disney XD. The network will air a 15-second teaser video on Monday, Oct. 7, during the 7:30 p.m. premiere of the new series "Mighty Med. " In meantime, I've posted the "Rebels" logo and concept art provided by Lucasfilm. The teaser will give fans a very brief feel for the upcoming "Rebels' series set to debut in the fall of 2014 on Disney and Disney XD channels, Lucasfilm says.
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October 12, 2013 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
Lucasfilm introduced the next great villain in the "Star Wars" galaxy at New York Comic-Con. The Inquisitor takes orders directly from Darth Vader, who has tasked him with hunting down the remaining Jedi Knights. In a new video screened at the end of the Lucasfilm panel at NYCC, "Star Wars Rebels" executive producer Dave Filoni officially revealed the character with design sketches and a sculpted maquette. The black-clad killer will play a prominent role in the upcoming animated series set to debut in Fall 2014 as a one-hour...
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December 4, 2013 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
With production on "Star Wars Rebels" in full swing, starwars.com Tuesday released a video introducing executive producer Greg Weisman, who offers a few tidbits about the series. We already knew the series, which has a planned debut in Fall 2014, will be set between "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" and "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. " In the video, Weisman confirms the series will take place closer to "Episode IV" on the timeline and its tone also will lean toward that of "A New Hope.
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February 13, 2014 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
Disney and Lucasfilm have introduced a hero who embodies the "rebel" part of "Star Wars Rebels. " Kanan, who is voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr., isn't the traditional Jedi knight fans have come to expect in the "Star Wars" universe. A survivor of the Emperor's Jedi purge, Kanan hides his lightsaber for fear of revealing his true identity. He uses a blaster instead. "I like to call Kanan 'the cowboy Jedi,'" says executive producer Dave Filoni. "He's a gunslinger that needs to put the gun away and pick up the sword again, and fight for noble causes...
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January 28, 2014 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
"Star Wars Rebels" has introduced its latest character, a cranky, lazy astromech droid nicknamed Chopper.   "If R2's your favorite dog, Chopper's a cat," says Dave Filoni, executive producer of the animated series set to debut this fall. Check out the photos of Chopper in the gallery to the left of this page. Chopper, a.k.a. C1-10P, is tasked with keeping the starship Ghost running and operable for its heroes. Because of his many unique upgrades and customizations using spare droid parts, no other crew member could handle the job. ...
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February 14, 2014 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
Lucasfilm and Disney on Friday introduced another character from the upcoming animated series "Star Wars Rebels. " Ezra, a 14-year-old con artist, will be the character through which viewers will witness the rise of the Rebellion. "He's very street-smart, he's a pickpocket, he's a little thief," said Taylor Gray, who voices the character, in a press release. "But he's doing it all because he needs to survive. " Survival will be the name of the game in "Star Wars Rebels," which fits between the action in big-screen films "Episode III--Revenge of the Sith" and "Episode IV--A New...
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February 13, 2014 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
Disney and Lucasfilm have introduced a hero who embodies the "rebel" part of "Star Wars Rebels. " Kanan, who is voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr., isn't the traditional Jedi knight fans have come to expect in the "Star Wars" universe. A survivor of the Emperor's Jedi purge, Kanan hides his lightsaber for fear of revealing his true identity. He uses a blaster instead. "I like to call Kanan 'the cowboy Jedi,'" says executive producer Dave Filoni. "He's a gunslinger that needs to put the gun away and pick up the sword again, and fight for noble causes...
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January 28, 2014 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
"Star Wars Rebels" has introduced its latest character, a cranky, lazy astromech droid nicknamed Chopper.   "If R2's your favorite dog, Chopper's a cat," says Dave Filoni, executive producer of the animated series set to debut this fall. Check out the photos of Chopper in the gallery to the left of this page. Chopper, a.k.a. C1-10P, is tasked with keeping the starship Ghost running and operable for its heroes. Because of his many unique upgrades and customizations using spare droid parts, no other crew member could handle the job. ...
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October 12, 2013 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
The big "Star Wars" weekend got started Friday night with Dave Filoni's announcement that the final episodes of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" will be released in 2014. Following the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney, its new owners canceled "Clone Wars" following its Season 5 finale, despite Lucasfilm having already begun work on a sixth season but weren't abel to complete the episodes until now. Filoni, supervising director of "The Clone Wars," posted a message on his Facebook page Friday telling fans they will get to see a final season.
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October 12, 2013 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
Lucasfilm introduced the next great villain in the "Star Wars" galaxy at New York Comic-Con. The Inquisitor takes orders directly from Darth Vader, who has tasked him with hunting down the remaining Jedi Knights. In a new video screened at the end of the Lucasfilm panel at NYCC, "Star Wars Rebels" executive producer Dave Filoni officially revealed the character with design sketches and a sculpted maquette. The black-clad killer will play a prominent role in the upcoming animated series set to debut in Fall 2014 as a one-hour...
ENTERTAINMENT
October 7, 2013 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
"To battle the Empire, a rebel alliance will form, the Jedi will rise, and you will know the power of the Force. " Those are the only words we get in the 15-second teaser for "Star Wars Rebels" that aired during Monday night's "Mighty Meds" premiere on Disney XD. Oh yeah, and "'Star Wars Rebels,' coming to Disney XD in 2014. " The clip shows a Destroyer flying off into space. Honestly, I would like to see more. Maybe Lucasfilm will unveil a longer promo at New York Comic-Con this weekend.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 19, 2014 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
"Star Wars Rebels" has introduced its first female character, Sabine, a Mandalorian with an interest in art - and explosives. "She likes to blow things up," says actress Tiya Sircar, who is voicing the character. "She does it with flare, because she's also an artist. " Sabine is a key member of the Ghost crew, which consists of its captain, Kanan; its muscle, Zeb; its young con man, Ezra; and its cranky droid, Chopper. The latest video introduction from Lucasfilm and Disney shows early design concepts of the character, animation tests and final art, along with interviews...
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July 23, 2012 | By Curt Wagner and RedEye
"Star Wars: The Clone Wars" supervising director Dave Filoni and head writer Matt Michnovetz shared two scenes from the upcoming fifth season with fans at the July 14 San Diego Comic Con panel. The clips in the player above offer some tantalizing reveals, including the pairing of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Death Watch lieutenant Bo-Katan (voiced by Katee Sackhoff). Obi-Wan and Bo-Katan are with what appears to be a group of Mandalorian and/or Death Watch soldiers, but fighting another group of Mandalorians.
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October 3, 2013 | By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol and RedEye
Have you been missing "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" or any kind of animated "Star Wars" on your TV? "Star Wars Rebels" is flying ever so closer to Disney XD. The network will air a 15-second teaser video on Monday, Oct. 7, during the 7:30 p.m. premiere of the new series "Mighty Med. " In meantime, I've posted the "Rebels" logo and concept art provided by Lucasfilm. The teaser will give fans a very brief feel for the upcoming "Rebels' series set to debut in the fall of 2014 on Disney and Disney XD channels, Lucasfilm says.
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