Updated! New Star Wars Rebels Trailer Released on Star Wars Day (May The Fourth)
Updated: Disney And Lucasfilm released the official one-minute trailer for Star Wars Rebels on Star Wars Day, May The Fourth. The trailer is below. What do you think? Are you excited for the fall premiere of Star Wars Rebels?
Original Text: On April 19 at WonderCon, Star Wars Rebels Executive Producer Dave Filoni and Vanessa Marshall (“Hera Syndulla”) debuted a short :30 clip from the first Disney/Lucasfilm endeavor featuring female fighter pilot Hera and rolling droid, Chopper.
Star Wars Rebels continues the epic tradition of the legendary Star Wars saga with all-new exciting, action-packed adventures. Star Wars Rebels is set in the two decades between Star Wars Episodes III and IV, a time when the Empire is securing its grip on the galaxy and hunting down the last of the Jedi knights. Unbeknownst to the Empire, a rebellion is beginning to take form …
On “Star Wars Day,” May the fourth, Disney will debut the official trailer for the highly anticipated cartoon series and we will post a link to it. The animated series is scheduled to premiere in Fall 2014, as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel, and will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.
Most of the show’s plot details are closely kept secrets. But Star Wars fans are masters of cobbling together information based on a few morsels of intelligence.
We do know a little about major cast members:
Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, “The Cowboy Jedi”
Vanessa Marshall as Hera Syndulla, the Twi’lek pilot for the Ghost crew of rebels
Taylor Gray as Ezra Bridger, the “Street-Smart Hero”
Tiya Sircar as Sabine Wren, the beautiful Mandalorian “Explosives Expert”
Steve Blum as Zeb Orrelios a new species of Star Wars alien, “The Muscle”
The Inquisitor, The newest bad guy for the Empire, tasked with hunting down the few remaining Jedi Rebels
Chopper, A grumpy Astromech Droid
The show’s premiere episode will be written by Sci-Fi legend Simon Kinberg (X-Men: First Class, Sherlock Homes, Mr. & Mrs. Smith) who will also serve as an executive producer. Star Wars Rebels is the first property to come from Disney’s acquisition of Lucasfilm.
Disney also shared an exclusive image form the series with us so here is another peek at Star Wars Rebels.