Star Wars Rebels is an American 3D CGI animated tv sequence produced by Lucasfilm Animation. Set fourteen years after Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith and 5 years earlier than Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope, Rebels takes place throughout an period when the Galactic Empire is securing its grip on the galaxy. Imperial forces are looking down the final of the Jedi Knights whereas a fledgling revolt in opposition to the Empire is taking kind. The visible type of Star Wars Rebels is impressed by the unique Star Wars trilogy idea artwork by Ralph McQuarrie.
It premiered as a 44-minute movie, Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebel, on October three, 2014 on Disney Channel previous to the premiere of the sequence on October 13 on Disney XD. Dave Filoni, Simon Kinberg and Greg Weisman served as government producers of season one. Kinberg said that the primary season would comprise 16 episodes (launched as 4 shorts, a movie, and 13 episodes) and that the sequence will function new characters together with ones from the unique trilogy. Weisman left the present after season one.
Plans for an upcoming third season had been introduced on November 30, 2015. On July 16, 2016, throughout Star Wars Celebration, the official trailer for the third season was launched and uploaded to the Star Wars YouTube channel. Season three is scheduled to premiere on September 24, 2016 with an hour-long episode entitled, “Steps Into Shadow”.