‘Star Wars Rebels’ Season 3 Episode 1 New Clips

Star Wars Rebels season 3
A scene from ‘Star Wars Rebels’ season 3 (Disney XD)

Season three of the animated sci-fi action series Star Wars Rebels will premiere on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 8:30pm ET/PT on Disney XD. The network’s just unveiled new videos from the upcoming special one-hour season premiere titled “Steps into the Shadow: Parts I and II,” and they’ve confirmed the plot description for season three.

The Star Wars Rebels voice cast includes Freddie Prinze Jr as Kanan Jarrus, Taylor Gray as Ezra Bridger, Tiya Sircar as Sabine Wren, Steve Blum as Zeb Orrelios, Vanessa Marshall as Hera Syndulla, Sam Witwer as Darth Maul, David Oyelowo as Agent Kallus, and Dee Bradley Baker as Captain Rex, Captain Gregor and Commander Wolffe. The third season will also introduce the new characters Grand Admiral Thrawn (voiced by Lars Mikkelsen) and Bendu (voiced by Tom Baker).

The Season 3 Plot: As Kanan deals with the aftermath of his encounter with Maul, Ezra is tasked with leading rebel missions seeking ships, supplies and new recruits eager to join the cause. With the pursuing forces of the Empire now under the direction of the cunning Grand Admiral Thrawn, the rebels must take greater risks, forge unlikely alliances and face foes from past in their efforts to support the growing rebellion. Let by a more powerful Ezra, the rebels break an old friend out of prison to help acquire ships for the fleet, but Kanan discovers that Ezra’s new skills come from a dark place.