Fans of the CG animated action adventure series Star Wars Rebels have something to look forward to in 2016, because it has been reported that Disney XD has ordered a third season of the series from LucasFilm and that production is already underway. The studios are targeting 2016 as the premiere date.
While no concrete details have been revealed for the 3rd season, fans can be assured of yet another roller coaster ride if the 2nd season is anything to go by. The 2nd season featured the debut of sinister new characters like the Seventh Sister, as well as the return of fan-favorite clone troopers Captain Rex, Captain Gregor, and Commander Wolfe.
Star Wars Rebels is created by Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sherlock Holmes) and Carrie Beck.
The Lucasfilm Animation production is executive-produced by Filoni and Kinberg.