Lucasfilm and Disney have announced the premiere date of the third season of the hit animated TV series, Star Wars Rebels. Season three will hit TV screens on September 24 at 8:30PM ET/PT. Take a read of the full press transcript down below:
The show has changed the day the show airs each season. Season one aired on Mondays and season two on Wednesdays. Now the show has slotted into a prime time Saturday slot, which reflects the rise of Rebels as a mainstream children's animated series.
In addition to this announcement, Making Star Wars have learnt more information about the title and description of the Season 3 premiere. The episode will be named "Steps into Shadow" and like the previous Rebels premieres - Spark of Rebellion & Siege of Lothal - will be an hour-long special. Read the official description for the episode down below:
"Having established a secret base on Atollon, the Ghost Crew, now led by a more powerful Ezra, strengthens the rebel fleet by acquiring new resources and recruits eager to stand against the Empire. However, the Imperial efforts to eliminate the rebellion are now being led by the coldly analytical Grand Admiral Thrawn, whose strategic, tactical and cultural insights make him a treat unlike any they have faced before. In season three, Ezra and Sabine take on new roles and challenges, as the rebels prepare for their biggest mission yet - a direct assault on the Empire."
For those who want to know more about the rest of S3, check the trailer for the new season of Rebels down below:
Source: Star Wars & Making Star Wars
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