Star Wars Rebels get a full length trailer to introduce the upcoming animated series
Disney has been teasing the new animated series ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ for sometime now, but now fans can finally watch the full-length trailer thanks to the official/unofficial ‘May the fourth be with holiday.” In the series fans will follow along a new sect of the Rebel Alliance, sa they battle the Empire and its Imperial forces.
If you are looking for a timeline to place this series, the events take place after “Star Wars: Episode III: Revenge of the Sith,” but before the classic films starting with “Star Wars: Episode IV: A New Hope.” The trailer begins with the simple phrase, “In a time of darkness, when fear ruled the galaxy, heroes will rise, destinies will collide and a rebellion will ignite.”
There are some classic sounds from the original series to be heard in the trailer, sounds that should get get you back into the Star Wars spirit. The show is set to air on the Disney Channel Sunday during the premiere of “Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles.” This trailer was released just as the cast of “Episode VII” was announced this past Tuesday, that film is set to release on December 18, 2015.
The new animated series borrows heavily from the popular animated series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” and adds a mix of action, drama and humor into the Star Wars universe. As for “Star Wars Rebels” the premiere will land in the fall, and the first episode will be a one-hour special on the Disney Channel, then the series will continue as a series on Disney XD.