Rebellious Behaviour in Next Week’s Star Wars Rebels
Sabine is assigned a mission to escort a courier of secret information vital to the rebel cause to a rendezvous point. The task is quickly complicated by the arrival of Sabine’s old friend and partner, Ketsu, who is looking to collect the bounty on the courier.
Learn more about Sabine’s mysterious backstory when bounty hunter Ketsu is introduced in an all-new episode of Star Wars Rebels airing on Wednesday, 18 November (9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.
Star Wars Rebels is an American 3D CGI animated television series produced by Lucasfilm and Lucasfilm Animation. Set fourteen years after Revenge of the Sith and five years before A New Hope, Rebels takes place during an era when the Galactic Empire is securing its grip on the galaxy. Imperial forces are hunting down the last of the Jedi Knights while a fledgling rebellion against the Empire is taking form. The visual style of Star Wars Rebels is inspired by the original Star Wars trilogy concept art by Ralph McQuarrie.
It premiered as a 44-minute film, Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, on October 3, 2014 on Disney Channel prior to the premiere of the series on October 13 on Disney XD. Dave Filoni, Simon Kinberg and Greg Weisman served as executive producers of season one. Kinberg stated that the first season would contain 16 episodes (released as four shorts, a film, and 13 episodes) and that the series will feature new characters along with ones from the original trilogy. Weisman left the show after season one.