By: Dominic Jones
The premiere date for season two of Star Wars Rebels has finally (officially) been set! StarWars.com announced today that season two will kick off on Wednesday October 14th at 9:30pm on Disney XD, with the episode "The Lost Commanders." In addition, they also released this brand new clip from the episode featuring Ahsoka Tano sending the crew of The Ghost off on a mission to find her old "friend." Check it out below,
It seems safe to assume, based on the trailers and other previews, that the friend Ahsoka is talking about in the clip is Clone Captain Rex, a fan favourite from The Clone Wars. It was revealed back at Celebration that Rex and a few other clones managed to escape executing Order 66, although the specifics of how are still unknown.
In Star Wars Rebels Season Two, past lives will be revealed and the destiny of our heroes will be changed forever. The transformative new season resumes with Imperial oppression on Lothal growing stronger and the Rebels seeking out new allies and additional resources to sustain their fight against the evil Empire. With the help of Ahsoka Tano, the crew of the Ghost enlists some old friends: ex-clone troopers who fought in the Clone Wars. As the Rebels grow in number, so do their enemies. New Inquisitors are dispatched by Darth Vader and sent to crush any threat of rebellion. Through dangerous rescue missions, thrilling space chases, and spectacular lightsaber duels — the bond of our Rebel crew will be put to the test like never before.
For those who want to see "The Lost Commanders" a little sooner, the first two episodes of season two will be screened at New York Comic Con on October 8th. A preview panel for Season Two will also be held at NYCC.
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