The future of Star Wars Rebels is something fans like to discuss and worry about. After the early demise of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, they have reason to be somewhat hesitant about falling for an animated show that may never see its endgame played out on screen. This new news doesn’t promise as much but it is promising, none the less. Star Wars Rebels will have a third season according to TVInsider.com:
We can reveal exclusively that the network has renewed the top-notch animated series for a third season, set to air in 2016.
This lines up with recent book activity listing Star Wars: Rebels Season 3 content that has been floating around. I was cautious about that information because planned books can easily be halted if a third season was not ordered. However, it appears the season is moving forward, which is great news.
Taylor Gray talks about Ezra’s fate:
“He’s accomplished a lot over the course of the first season and has found his own family with the rebel group,” the actor continues. “The one question that’s still unanswered for him is: What happened to his parents?” The answer to that, Gray hints, “will determine what Ezra’s fate is.”
Dave Filoni teases a huge surprise:
As for the Dec. 12 fall finale, Filoni is keeping things as secret as the plans for a new Death Star. “I’m driving everybody nuts with that on the crew,” he says, adding that “only a select group of people have actually gotten to see” the episode’s highly guarded (and apparently epic) final minutes. “The actors don’t even know what happens!”
With Ezra’s fate being somewhat locked in by the sounds of things, I wonder how much story there is to tell with Ezra Bridger? Is the third season planned to be the last one? In other news, Ashley Eckstein did a recording of Ahsoka that was also kept from the cast….
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