Disney has announced that Star Wars Rebeles has been already renewed for season 2!
Gary Marsh, President and Chief Creative Officer of Disney Channels Worldwide, has announced plans to start the production of a second season of Star Wars Rebels.
Marsh said: “The expectation aroused by this series worldwide is huge I am proud to say that the Lucasfilm team has exceeded all imaginable expectations, both artistically and in the development of scripts.”.
Star Wars Rebels have been well received by critics and audiences since its preview screening held in July at the show’s Comic-Con San Diego.
The series will air in 34 languages in 163 countries and reach over 400 million households.
“We all enjoyed doing ‘Rebels’ so we are delighted with the project of making a second season,” says Kiri Hart, Vice President of Creative Development at Lucasfilm. “Our fantastic creative team is already creating new stories for the crew of the Spirit, to deepen the knowledge of the galaxy and its heroes. The fan response has been incredible. They are an endless source of inspiration for us. So we look forward to bringing new adventures. “
The creative team for the second season of Star Wars Rebels have executive producers Simon Kinberg and Dave Filoni and executive co-producer and script supervisor Henry Gilroy. (Season 2 will not be with Greg Weisman who left the show).
Star Wars Rebels continues the tradition of epic narrative that has captivated fans of Star Wars since 1977. The story is set in the era that runs between the prequel trilogy and the original film trilogy. It is exceptional to bridge between the two, both aesthetic and generational opportunity up. We pay homage to the past as we move boldly into the future by having fantastic Star Wars icons and so we present a new generation to the far corners of the galaxy full of new characters and exotic creatures.