Season 2 of Star Wars Rebels launched back in June with the one-hour animated TV movie Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal, but now regular episodes of the season are set to begin airing on Disney XD on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 9:30pm ET/PT, Disney announced today.
Check out a preview clip here below from the first regular episode of Season 2, “The Lost Commanders.”
For this new season, Buffy star Sarah Michelle Gellar will be a part of the voice cast in an undisclosed role; husband Freddie Prinze Jr. has been voicing one of the main characters, Kanan Jarrus, since the start of the series and will return in these new episodes.
Star Wars Rebels Season 1 will be available on Blu-ray and DVD starting Tuesday, September 1, 2015, and will contain all 15 regular episodes for the first season, along with bonus content, some of which has never been released before.
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.
The talented voice cast includes Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve Blum as Zeb, Tiya Sircar as Sabine, Taylor Gray as Ezra, Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano, Dee Bradley Baker as Captain Rex, Captain Gregor and Commander Wolffe and David Oyelowo as Agent Kallus. Sarah Michelle Gellar will also star in season two with more details on her character forthcoming.
Someone You Can Count On – The Lost Commanders Preview | Star Wars Rebels
Ahsoka gives the Ghost crew some easy advice as they set out to find her mysterious ally.