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One Last Lesson Trailer – As Star Wars Rebels Begin Run To Series Finale In February!

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Ian McDiarmid reprises his role as Emperor Palpatine as Star Wars Rebels begins its final episodes – and our favorite rebels race to rescue Hera.

The final episodes of Star Wars Rebels will unfold over three weeks, with two back-to-back episodes premiering every Monday night on Disney XD, until its epic 90-minute conclusion on MONDAY, MARCH 5 (8:30/7:30C).

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Women With Destinies Trailer: Star Wars: Forces of Destiny!

We’re going to see Rey again well before the next Star Wars film premieres at year’s end – in fact, she figures prominently in the new trailer for Star Wars: forces of Destiny.

One of the cool things about Star Wars: Forces of Destiny is that it features the character, voiced by Daisy Ridley, as one of several female characters whose lives will be explored in adventures before or perhaps in sync with the films.

Other characters to be featured include Jyn Erso (voiced by Felicity Jones), Ahsoka Tano (voiced again by Ashley Eckstein) , Princess/Senator Leia and more.

Star Wars Forces of Destiny premieres on YouTube.com/Disney on July 3rd.

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Star Wars Rebels Gets Second Season!

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I love it when a plan comes tohether – and so, apparently, does Disney: Star Wars Rebels has been given a second season order ahead of Friday’s premiere of the special movie-length episode, Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion.

Details follow the jump.

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Stars Wars Rebels Short #4: Not What You Think!

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The latest Star Rebels Rebels short, prior to the series launch, features Ezra, a good-hearted kid who has learned to survive through judicious application of a certain not particularly legal set of skills. In Not What You Think, he comes to the aid of a the pilot of a downed TIE fighter – or does he?

Follow the jump to watch Not What You Think.

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First Look: The First Seven Minutes of Star Wars Rebels!

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Disney XD has just made the first seven minutes of Star Wars Rebels available online. To my mind, it appears that the same kind of quality storytelling that we got from Clone Wars is present here. Check it out after the jump.

Star Wars Rebels premieres in a one-hour special on Disney Channel in October before the series premieres on Disney XD.

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Star Wars Rebels: The New Face of Evil–Behold The Inquisitor!

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Stalking the remaining Jedi Knights in the time between Episodes IV and V, The Inquisitor is the new face of evil in Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels. The above portrait was unveiled at the New York Comic-Con today, by Disney /Lucasfilm Animation.

Check out the press release – and a video in which SWR Executive Producer Dave Filoni talks about the new series – after the jump.

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Television: Animated Series Star Wars Rebels Goes Into Production!

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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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