Skip to main content
  1. Arts & Entertainment
  2. Animation

EW exclusive first look at Star Wars Rebels

See also

In a future not too far from today, the beginning of the new Disney produced Star Wars era will officially debut with a new animated series Star Wars Rebels airing next fall on Disney XD. Star Wars fans will be excited to learn the new animated series will take place between Episodes III and IV, covering the events leading up to the original film and the birth of the Rebel Alliance.

Entertainment Weekly is the first news source to provide a new image of the upcoming animated series. Front and center is the show’s new villain, the Inquisitor, an assassin of the Emperor assigned to hunt down any remaining Jedi, and next to him are two very familiar soldiers dressed in white armor. Not to be confused with Clone Troopers from the prequels, but Star Wars Rebels will feature the return of classic Stormtroopers from the original trilogy. Since the new animated series takes place before Episode IV: A New Hope, fans might be lucky enough to see the return of many beloved characters: C3-P0, R2-D2, Darth Vader, Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Obi-Wan Kenobi, Chewbacca, etc. . .

It’s too early to make any major Star Wars story/character appearance predictions. However, the debut of a new Star Wars animated series is appropriate timing with Episode VII schedule to be released in 2015.


Arts & Entertainment

  • Brad Pitt
    Find out how a $10 donation could win you a date with Brad Pitt
    Today's Buzz
  • Johnny Cash
    Famous men and their cats prove you don't have to look tough to look good
    Celebrity Buzz
  • Valerie Harper
    Valerie Harper clarifies her 'cancer-free' statement with some additional information
  • Kate Middleton
    Kate Middleton's beautiful DVF dress sells out in just minutes
    Pop Culture
  • Robin
    As Batman ends the search for Damian's body, we wonder who the next Robin will be
    Comics Buzz
  • Vampire Diaries
    See the hottest predictions for the upcoming season of 'The Vampire Diaries'
    TV Buzz

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!