A look at Star Wars Rebels’ The Occupation & Flight of the Defender
With the fourth and final season of Star Wars Rebels underway, new clips have emerged from upcoming episodes “The Occupation” and “Flight of the Defender.” Check them out below, along with images in the gallery!
In “The Occupation,” Ezra and the Ghost crew are called back to Lothal when a new Imperial threat rises. In “Flight of the Defender,” Ezra and Sabine steal an Imperial prototype TIE fighter but must rely on some unexpected help to escape from Thrawn.
Ezra and the Ghost crew return to Lothal on Monday, October 30 (9:00 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney XD in a one-hour block of back-to-back episodes of Star Wars Rebels. The two new episodes – “The Occupation” and “Flight of the Defender” – will also be available Monday, October 30 (12:01 a.m. PT) on DisneyNOW.
In this 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 forged 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.