'Star Wars Rebels' Propaganda Poster Claims “The Empire is the Future”
‘Star Wars Rebels’ continues the epic tradition of the legendary ‘Star Wars’ saga with all-new exciting, action-packed adventures. It is a dark time in the galaxy, as the evil Galactic Empire tightens its grip of power from world to world. As the series begins, Imperial forces have occupied a remote planet, ruling with an iron fist and ruining the lives of its people.
But there are a select few who are brave enough to stand up against the endless Stormtroopers and TIE fighters of the Empire: the clever and motley crew of the starship “Ghost.” Together, this ragtag group will face threatening new villains, have thrilling adventures, and become heroes.
Dark Horse Comics has released a special trailer to promote their upcoming limited edition comic book series based on George Lucas’ original pitch for Star Wars titled “The Star Wars.” The series will be comprised of eight issues which are a direct adaptation of Lucas’ first rough draft screenplay from May 1974.
Lucasfilm prepared a special treat for fans attending Star Wars Celebration Europe over the weekend, releasing both concept art and the official logo for the upcoming “Star Wars Rebels” animated series that will explore a “whole new era” of the Star Wars universe.
Disney Announces ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Animated Series Coming Soon
Disney has announced that they are developing a brand new animated series titled Star Wars Rebels, which will attempt to fill in the timeline of events that took place between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. Aimed to replace the fan-favorite Star Wars: The Clone Wars animated series, the upcoming project is currently scheduled launch on the Disney Channel before moving to Disney XD in Fall 2014.