“Star Wars Rebels” fans attending New York Comic-Con this year will have a lot to be excited about, as the second season of “Star Wars Rebels” will have a big presence at this year’s convention with a dedicated panel for season two, as well as a screening for two new episodes!
Here are all the details about “Star Wars Rebels” at NYCC sent to us from Lucasfilm:
Season 2 Sneak Peeks and Preview at NYCC
Fans attending New York Comic Con on Thursday, October 8th will receive an exclusive sneak peek of what’s to come in the second season of Star Wars Rebels with a panel featuring special guests plus a preview screening of two new episodes from the series.
As the second season of Star Wars Rebels opens, the crew of the Ghost is now considered a very real threat to the Empire and has caught the attention of Darth Vader himself. Undeterred, the rebels seek out old friends and add powerful allies to their cause, forming the beginnings of a more formidable alliance against the Empire. To stop them, Vader will dispatch new agents to hunt down their growing coalition, determined to snuff them out before they can ignite a galaxy to rebellion.
The Star Wars Rebels panel will take place on the Empire Stage from 1:30-2:30 p.m. and will be followed by an exclusive screening of two new episodes later on the same stage, from 5:30-6:30 p.m. These all-new episodes will feature the series debut of Captain Rex, Captain Gregor and Commander Wolffe – three clones from the previous Star Wars animated series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars. They join another fan favorite from The Clone Wars – Ahsoka Tano – who made her Star Wars Rebels debut in the final episode of season 1.
Star Wars Rebels returns with new episodes this fall on Disney XD.
While no official premiere date for season two has been announced yet, it looks like it will definitely be in the middle of October with the two new episodes making their debut at New York Comic Con on October 8th. But that will definitely be a great day for all “Star Wars Rebels” fans, as I’m sure some great new details will be revealed at the panel, and there will no doubt be a lot of great buzz from fans who attend the screening of those two new episodes!
So be sure to mark October 8th on you calendar!