I'm diggin' this "Old Trilogy" vibe that Disney has been tossing out since purchasing the Lucasfilm Empire last Fall. As they're already ramping-up for STAR WARS: EPISODE VII and a series of live-action spin-off films, many wondered what would happen on the televised front since it was announced that the CLONE WARS (which I sadly never had time to get into, and then it passed me by) was ending. Now we have an answer, as STAR WARS REBELS is in-development for a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel, followed by a series on Disney XD.
The most exciting part of the announcement is the revelation that STAR WARS REBELS will take place directly between Episodes III and IV, creating a direct bridge between the prequel and original trilogies - a timespan we've never seen on-screen. Check out this early teaser video below, and let the speculation begin...
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