Production has begun on the new animated Star Wars series, Star Wars Rebels, for Disney’s global XD channels. The production is lead by writer/producer Simon Kinberg (X-Men: First Class, Sherlock Holmes, Mr. & Mrs. Smith), who is an executive producer of the series and will write the series premiere. He will be joined by the force (sorry…) behind Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Dave Filoni, who will be an executive producer. Rounding out the executive producers is Greg Weisman (Young Justice, The Spectacular Spider-Man and Gargoyles).
The series will have a one-hour event premiere on Disney Channel in fall 2014 then proceed as a half-hour series on Disney XD, globally. There is no word on when/if we will see the remaining episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
For more details, check out the press release following the jump.
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