Darth Vader has returned! And he's angry! A special Star Wars Rebels Season 2 trailer has just arrived from NYCC 2015. The Ghost crew is back. But they're not alone! Get your first look at new allies, new starships, new Inquisitors, and much more as the fight against the Empire continues in the season premiere of Star Wars Rebels on October 14, 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.
In Star Wars Rebels Season Two, past lives will be revealed and the destiny of our heroes will be changed forever. The transformative new season resumes with Imperial oppression on Lothal growing stronger and the rebels seeking out new allies and additional resources to sustain their fight against the evil Empire. With the help of Ahsoka Tano, the crew of the Ghost enlists some old friends: ex-clone troopers who fought in the Clone Wars. As the rebels grow in number, so do their enemies. New Inquisitors are dispatched by Darth Vader and sent to crush any threat of rebellion. Through dangerous rescue missions, thrilling space chases, and spectacular lightsaber duels - the bond of our rebel crew will be put to the test like never before.
Continuing the epic tradition of the legendary Star Wars saga, Star Wars Rebels unfolds between the events of Star Wars: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope and tells the story of the motley but clever crew of the starship Ghost who together face threatening new villains, encounter colorful adversaries and embark on thrilling adventures. The talented voice cast includes Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve Blum as Zeb, Tiya Sircar as Sabine, Taylor Gray as Ezra, Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano, Dee Bradley Baker as Captain Rex, Captain Gregor and Commander Wolffe and David Oyelowo as Agent Kallus.
Star Wars Rebels is created by Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sherlock Holmes), and Carrie Beck. The Lucasfilm Animation production is executive-produced by Dave Filoni and Simon Kinberg, and co-executive produced by Henry Gilroy.Sarah Michelle Gellar's Seventh Sister, who was recently revealed in a featurette and photo, is along for the ride in this latest sneak peek.
In March, Disney XD announced that Sarah Michelle Gellar had signed on to voice a mysterious role in Season 2 of Star Wars Rebels. Her character will make her debut in The Lost Commanders, with the actress voicing a new Inquisitor, known as The Seventh Sister. The Seventh Sister is on a quest to destroy Ahsoka and the rest of the beloved Rebels. And she has some exciting new weapons in her arsenal, such as Mimic Droids, which can imitate anyone and report back to her.
Take a look at this latest Star Wars Rebels Season 2 preview. It has everything, including At-Ats, Pirate Jedi, and the promise of an epic lightsaber duel between Darth Vader, Kanan and Ezra. Who will win? And is all of this exciting action-packed footage only from the Star Wars Rebels Season 2 premiere episode? If so, this promises to be one heck of a trip as new episodes continue to debut throughout the fall.