Star Wars Rebels Season Three Heads to Disney XDSuperHeroHype
Nov 30, 2015
Disney XD announced today that it has ordered a third season of Lucasfilm’s animated series Star Wars Rebels
, which follows a ragtag group of heroes that dare to strike back against Imperial forces. Rebels
season three is currently in production and scheduled to premiere in 2016.
“We are proud to bring our audience a third season of Star Wars Rebels,” says Marc Buhaj, Disney XD’s senior vice president, Programming and General Manager, “a series that has resonated across generations. The creative team behind the series continues to do a brilliant job in delivering on the key tenets that fans have come to expect from a ‘Star Wars’ property including adventure, hope and the battle between good vs. evil.”
To date, Star Wars Rebels
ranks as Disney XD’s number two series in Total Viewers (1.3 million), Kids 6-11, Boys 6-11 and Boys 2-11. It’s the channel’s number one program among Adults 18-49 and Men 18-49. In the most recent quarter tabulated (3Q15), Star Wars Rebels reached over 48 million unique Total Viewers in 157 countries/territories and in 30 languages. Star Wars Rebels
has also generated nearly 4 million video starts on WATCH Disney XD
“We’re very proud of our incredibly creative Rebels team,” adds Lucasfilm SVP of Development, Kiri Hart. “The show continues to tell fun, heartfelt, exciting new Star Wars stories week after week, and it’s beloved by fans of all ages. Season Three will see our rebel heroes face new obstacles and find new allies in their fight against the Empire.”
The transformative second season of Star Wars Rebels
featured the return of fan-favorite clone troopers Captain Rex, Captain Gregor, and Commander Wolffe, and the debut of new characters including the Seventh Sister, a cunning and crafty Inquisitor who is tasked by Darth Vader to track down the rebels. Following a series of critical events, the lives of our heroes will be changed forever as Rebels
season three begins.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 Filoni and Kinberg.
The season two 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, David Oyelowo as Agent Kallus and Sarah Michelle Gellar as the Seventh Sister Inquisitor.