‘Star Wars Rebels’ Renewed on the Eve of Premiere

starwarsrebelsLucasfilm’s high-anticipated Star Wars Rebels, a digitally animated series set between the prequel trilogy and the classic trilogy, has been renewed for a second season on Disney XD before the first season has even premiered. On October 2nd, Disney Channels Worldwide made the announcement, following a week of special digital previews and a well-received advanced screening at San Diego Comic Con.

Star Wars Rebels centers around the crew of the starship Ghost, and a young Jedi-in-training named Ezra. You can check out the previews here.

The series begins with a TV movie, Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, premiering on The Disney Channel tonight, October 3rd. The movie will then premiere on its regular home, Disney XD, on Monday October 6.