Although it’s yet to gain the steam of the popular Clone Wars animated series, Star Wars Rebels on Disney XD is well on its way to becoming a new darling for Lucas Film. With a storyline set inbetween Episodes III and IV, it explores the rise of the Empire and the journey of a certain group of Rebels who are fighting for good in a galaxy far, far away.
With a second season just around the corner the show is catching at a fever pitch and the panel today at Star Wars Celebration showed just how passionate people are about the new television show.
The panel this morning, moderated by James Arnold Taylor, included was jam-packed with creators/producers Dave Filoni and Simon Kinberg along with several voice talents including Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Taylor Gray, Tiya Sircar, and Steve Blum.
Also in attendance were Dee Bradley Baker and Ashley Eckstein who will be reprising their Clone Wars roles as Captain Rex and Ahsoka respectively.
WHAT WE LEARNED
- Captain Rex is returning, voiced by Dee Bradley Baker
- Asokah is returning, voiced by Ashley Eckstein
- Hondo is also returning, voiced by Jim Cummings
- James Earl Jones will continue voicing Darth Vader
- Kanan is not a fan of Captain Rex as Ezra slowly becomes more interested in the storied Captain
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