It was announced today that production has begun on Star Wars Rebels, a new animated TV series based on the Star Wars franchise. It will be set between the events of Episodes III and IV, in an era spanning nearly two decades never before explored onscreen. The series takes place when the Empire is securing its grip on the galaxy and hunting down the last of the Jedi Knights, as a fledgling rebellion against the Empire is taking shape. Lucasfilm Animation will produce the series. “I couldn’t be more excited to explore new corners of the Star Wars universe,” said […]
The heroes of the Republic have repeatedly beaten back the assaults orchestrated by the evil Separatist forces, but an entirely new threat — lethal mercenary Cad Bane — will emerge from the shadows in “Hostage Crisis,” the thrilling conclusion to the first season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, airing at 9 p.m. ET/PT Friday, March 20, on Cartoon Network. Count Dooku seeks to spring a Separatist prisoner from Republic captivity, but his profile prevents him from getting close enough to set in motion his malevolent plan.