Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Dave Filoni: 'Star Wars Rebels' Will Not Address The Battle Of Scarif

By: Benjamin Hart

Last week's Star Wars Celebration Orlando was an exciting and bittersweet time for Star Wars Rebels fans. Not only did we get the first trailer for the fourth season of the series, we learned that this upcoming season will be the final one.

Last year's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story featured a number of cool Easter Eggs, including appearances by The Ghost, Chopper and mentions of Hera Syndulla from Star Wars Rebels. Due to at least a few members of the Ghost crew being present at the Battle Of Scarif, there has been much speculation about the idea of Star Wars Rebels showing us their perspective of the battle. Unfortunately that prospect doesn't appear to be in the current plan.

In a new interview with /Film's Peter Sciretta, Dave Filoni confirms that the Battle Of Scarif will not be included in season four of Star Wars Rebels:

“I don’t think that would be right. It would be to hinge this series end on a battle we’ve already seen the outcome of in a feature film. It would be a little bit repetitious, anticlimactic. I think as an initial impulse it sounds great. But the more you think about it, you go hmmmm I don’t know, it would kind of taper your expectations and the tension would be cut quite a bit. I like our ending. And I love that battle. I think it would be neat to see that battle one day from the Ghost’s perspective because we know the Ghost is there, but we don’t know who is in the Ghost. So that’s kind of a good question that needs to be answered.”

While Filoni furthered confirmed that Saw Gerrera and Edrio Two Tubes would be appearing in the fourth season, he seemed to suggest the planet that where we saw them in Rogue One, Jedha, won't be appearing in the series. You get even more tidbits from Filoni by reading the full interview here.

Season four of Star Wars Rebels will debut on Disney XD this fall!

Source: /Film

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