Dave Filoni of Lucasfilm has just announced the return of Star Wars: The Clone Wars during a 10th anniversary celebration of the series at San Diego Comic-Con. The series is set during the three years between Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith.
The series will be returning with 12 new episodes on Disney’s upcoming streaming service, referred to as “Disney Direct” at the SDCC panel.
The trailer includes a scene with Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker being summoned by clone Captain Rex. They walk up to a hologram of Ahsoka Tano, with Ahsoka telling Anakin, “Hello master, it’s been a while.”
For years, fans have been clamoring for the return of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, The Emmy-winning animated series that ran on Cartoon Network from 2008 to 2014. After Lucasfilm was bought by Disney, The Clone Wars was cancelled after five seasons. Thirteen post-season five episodes were later released as “The Lost Missions” on Netflix, but the series never got official closure. Fans have pleaded for the show’s return since.
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