Today we have exciting news for fans of the Star Wars Rebels animated series. Disney has officially confirmed the show will be returning for a fourth season. For more details on this, check out the news below and share your thoughts AFTER THE JUMP!
“The team behind ‘Star Wars Rebels’ delivers epic storytelling that has captivated fans of all ages across the globe,” says Marc Buhaj, Disney XD’s senior vice president, programming and general manager. “We’re excited to continue sharing the journey of these fan-favorite rebels with our audience in the fall.”
Set between the events of Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope, Rebels features a cast of new heroes and has included franchise icons like Darth Vader, Yoda, and Princess Leia, along with fan favorites such as Ahsoka Tano and Captain Rex from the Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series. The show is currently in the midst of its third season, which has seen the introduction of the threatening villain Grand Admiral Thrawn, a direct connection to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story with an appearance by Saw Gerrera, and the legendary Maul on a journey for his ultimate revenge.
The returning voice cast for Rebels season three includes Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve Blum as Zeb, Tiya Sircar as Sabine, Taylor Gray as Ezra, Dee Bradley Baker as Captain Rex, Captain Gregor and Commander Wolffe, Sam Witwer as Darth Maul and David Oyelowo as Agent Kallus. New to this season are Tom Baker (Doctor Who) as the intriguing Force-wise Bendu and Lars Mikkelsen (House of Cards) as the voice of Grand Admiral Thrawn.