‘Star Wars Rebels’ Ending After Season 4

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While the “Star Wars” universe continues to expand on the big screen, one of its popular TV show is coming to an end.

Star Wars Rebels” will wrap after the upcoming Season 4 on Disney XD. The announcement was made during the show’s panel at Star Wars Celebration in Orlando, Fla. Saturday.

“I firmly believe that each generation needs to have their own piece of ‘Star Wars’ and this show, for a lot of kids growing up with it, is as much a piece of ‘Star Wars’ as any of the movies,” says executive producer Dave Filoni.

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The animated series follows the adventures of the Rebellion leading up to the events of 1977’s “Star Wars: A New Hope.”

It featured the voice talents of Taylor Gray, Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, and Tiya Sircar.

The final 15 episodes will serve as a bridge to the events seen in last year’s standalone film “Rogue One,” as well as “A New Hope.” Forest Whitaker will reprise his “Rogue One” role, playing Rebel extremist Saw Gerrera.

They will be darker in tone, with a “Rogue One aesthetic,” described Filoni.

A trailer for the final season aired during the panel, which you can watch here or below.

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  1. Wizard says:

    I think they are finishing this because they already have plan for new one but this one was great but in my opinion clone wars was better. So sad one more season and bye, bye..

  2. loco73 says:

    I really don’t care and never did about this show. It could never live up to “The Clone Wars”, and it always smacked of mediocrity, with underwhelming writing, storylines and characters that, with some exceptions, are rather bland and completely forgettable. The very fact that they have to allude in the final season of the show as having “a darker, ‘Rogue One’ like aesthetic” speaks to the weakness of “Star Wars Rebels”, a show which during its four year run has had to borrow bits and pieces from other better works, like it will now from “Rogue One”, to justify its relevance and reason for being.

    Remember when the newly Disney acquired Lucasfilm announced that it was throwing the Expanded Universe in the garbage, sorry filling it under the new banner “Legends”, and that nothing from that material would be used…lo and behold we have Grand Admiral Thrawn appearing on “Rebels”. The Inquisitors, who appeared in several seasons of “Rebels”, appeared and were mentioned in the “Coruscant Nights” novel trilogy by Michael Reaves, years ago.

    So…good riddance….and Ezra Bridger still looks like Aladdin… :-P

  3. Liam Scanlan says:

    It’ll probably come back as “Star Wars Rebels GO!” or something. LOL!

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