According to a recent Yahoo Movies UK report, there are rumors floating around that Disney have signed a new deal with Netflix, which is different from the prior confirmed deal in which four different Marvel superheroes will get their own series. The rumor has it that the new deal may be for a Star Wars Netflix series, particularly one about Cad Bane.
StarWars.com has released an official story about the eventual fate of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the animated series from Lucasfilm Animation, as well as the postponement of another animated series, Star Wars Detours.
Lucasfilm, and Dave Filoni, Supervising Director of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, are letting their fans know that The Clone Wars Series will be winding down, as there are already episodes that have been completed for the next season. With these episodes, you’ll find, as Filoni states on the video accompanying the story, “some of the most important story arcs are still coming your way.” He elaborates by saying, “there are still some gaps in there, things that are really crucial to the overall story arc of the Star Wars Universe that we need to finish off and tell you. They are the best episodes that my crew has ever committed to screen.”
The hit CG animated Star Wars spin-off, The Clone Wars, will be returning this Saturday, Sept 29 at 9:30am, and to give you an idea on what to expect, a gallery of images and a couple of preview clips from the season premiere were released online.
The Season Five premiere episode is titled ‘Revival’, and will pick up where the season four finale left off, with Darth Maul and Savage Opress reunited and hellbent on revenge. They went on a galaxy-spanning quest to spread terror, forcibly recruiting Hondo and his pirates along the way as they invade planet after planet, on their way to bring the fight to the Jedi. Brave Jedi try to curtail the brothers’ reign of terror, only to realize that they’d have to fight for their lives instead.
Hotel Transylvania may only be the tip of the ice berg for director Genndy Tartakovsky, according to Variety. The animation veteran, whose past credits include Dexter’s Laboratory, Samurai Jack, and Clone Wars, will be developing and directing Sony’s upcoming 3D Popeye movie next.
Sony’s 3D take on the Popeye movie franchise will be co-produced by Avi and Ari Arad, with David Ronn and Jay Scherick pegged as writers. The project will be overseen by Sony production president michelle Raimo-Kouyate and production senior VP Michael Lachance.
On The Clone Wars this week, the dark Zabrak warrior Savage Opress continues his quest to find his long lost brother, the legendary sith apprentice Darth Maul, whom we last saw in the Phantom Menace bisected by a young Obi Wan Kenobi and falling to his doom. Savage will brave the depths of a twisted plane in order to find out if his brother is really alive.This week, in “Brothers,” the dark warrior Savage Opress is on a quest to find his long-lost brother. Could Darth Maul truly be alive, after more than a decade since his gruesome bisection at the blade of Obi-Wan Kenobi? Savage voyages into the depths of a twisted planet to find whatever became of the fallen Sith Lord.
Simon Pegg (of Star Trek and Shaun of the Dead) will lend his voice talents to Star Wars: The Clone Wars this week as he plays Dengar, a bounty hunter in the employ of Bobba Fett. The Dengar character is not a new character, as he was already seen accompanying Fett in The Empire Strikes Back, even though the character was not specifically named.
The much-awaited conclusion of Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ fourth season will finally reveal where Darth Maul is holed up all this time. On March 8th’s episode, entitled “Brothers”, the first of the two-part finale arc follows Savage Opress as he decides to embark on a galaxy-wide search mission after being used by Asajj Ventress and Count Dooku as a weapon of vengeance. His goal: to find his long lost brother, the legendary sith apprentice Darth Maul.
You knew it was coming. All the hints, the teasers, the Zabraks making an appearance – Star Wars the Clone Wars is practically giving you an assurance that the infamous Sith apprentice is not dead, and that he will be back to settle things with the Jedi who cut him in half. Maul is coming back to Clone Wars this March.
To get your curiosity even more piqued, here’s a behind the scenes look at Darth Maul’s move from Star Wars Episode I to Star Wars The Clone Wars; featuring Clancy Brown as Savage Opress and Sam Witwer as Darth Maul.
In the next all-new episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, the extremely popular four-episode story arc comes to its shocking conclusion, as the conspiracy against the Chancellor is set and all the chess pieces are positioned on the board, and Count Dooku makes his move.