Star Wars Rebels episode ‘Jedi Night’ preview clip and images released
Disney has released a new preview clip for the upcoming Star Wars Rebels episode “Jedi Night” as well as new images from the episode. In the sneak peek (which you can check out below), the crew of the Ghost sets out to rescue Hera.
The beginning of the end starts Monday, February 19 when the critically-acclaimed animates series Star Wars Rebels returns to Disney XD with new episodes as the series nears its grand finale. The finale episodes will unfold over three weeks, with two back-to-back episodes premiering every Monday night on Disney XD, until its epic conclusion on Monday, March 5.
As teased in the recent Star Wars Rebels trailer, Emperor Palpatine makes his series debut in the final episodes of the series, voiced by actor Ian McDiarmid, who reprises this iconic role from the Star Wars live-action films. In the final season, the Ghost crew joins the growing Rebel Alliance, struggling to unite against the Galactic Empire. However, when a new Imperial threat arises on Lothal, Ezra leads the crew back to his home world to defeat the oppressive forces of the Empire under the command of cunning Grand Admiral Thrawn. Old friends are reunited and new alliances are forced as the series builds to its epic conclusion.
Star Wars Rebels is created by Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Academy Award nominee Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past), and Emmy nominee Carrie Beck. The Lucasfilm Animation production is executive produced by Filoni and Kinberg, and co-executive produced by Emmy nominee Henry Gilroy.
The returning voice cast 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, David Oyelowo as Kallus, Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera and Lars Mikkelsen as Grand Admiral Thrawn. Warwick Davis joins the cast this season as Rukh, Admiral Thrawn’s deadly assassin.
Be sure to catch Star Wars Rebels episodes “Jedi Night” and “Dume” on Feb. 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney XD. The two episodes will also be available on DisneyNOW.com after they air on the network.
Check out the “Jedi Night” preview below and let us know what you think!