Disney XD has announced that Star Wars Rebels will return sooner than expected. Originally thought to be returning in the fall, the show will now premiere on June 20th at 9:00 pm on Disney XD, with just the first episode, before returning to a regular schedule in the fall.
The episode will premiere with an hour-long episode entitled, “The Siege of Lothal,” and will feature the return of some popular Star Wars characters.
You can watch the trailer for season 2 here, but be aware of spoilers.
** Spoilers ahead for season 2 and for those who have not seen the season 1 finale. **
You have been warned.
Fans of Ahsoka Tano were thrilled to see their favorite Togruta return in the season 1 finale, and they will be pleased to know that she will be a pivotal part of season 2.
Aside from Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka, other returning guest cast for season 2 will include Dee Bradley Baker as Captain Rex and various other clones, as well as James Earl Jones himself, as Darth Vader who will play a huge role in the season premiere.
What do you think of the voice cast revelation for Star Wars Rebels? Will you be tuning in to season 2?
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