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Lucasfilm and Disney have released the first teaser promos with actual footage from the upcoming animated series "Star Wars Rebels". The promos aired tonight during the premieres of Disney Xd's "Kickin' It" and "Lab Rats".
Set between "Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith" and "Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope" in a time where the Empire is securing its grip on the galaxy, a fledgling rebellion against it is taking shape.
- Garth Franklin
Star Wars Rebels is scheduled to premiere in the fall as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel and will be followed by a series on Disney Xd channels around the world. Tonight, during Kickin' It and Lab Rats on Disney Xd these two all-new teasers, named "Spark" and "Ignite" will debut. Here's a "Presidents Day" advance preview. Here's "Spark": Below: “Ignite”
- Jerry Beck
What if you were a Jedi and didn't know it? That's the concept behind the latest reveal for Star Wars Rebels, which introduced one of its main characters today. Meet Ezra (Taylor Gray), a teenage con artist with special abilities who helps the forming Rebel Alliance over take Imperial Forces on his home planet of Lothal.
Star Wars Rebels is set to premiere with a TV movie sometime this summer, before debuting this fall on Disney Xd. The action is set between the original and prequel trilogies, and follows the formation of the Rebel Alliance on the planet Lothal. One of its residents is Ezra, a teenage boy with little interest in becoming a revolutionary. He is an orphan with no clue that he could become the next great Jedi.
Producer Dave Filoni explains,
"To survive, instinctively every now and then when he's in a jam he uses the Force. »
Here are the details:
The season premieres of Disney Xd's most popular series, "Kickin' It" and "Lab Rats," will be presented Monday, February 17 (6:00 p.m., Et/Pt and 6:30 p.m., Et/Pt, respectively). Stars of both series, which are the cornerstones of Disney Xd's Monday schedule, will host the evening telecasts, which will conclude with the Disney Xd premiere of the Disney Channel »
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