Lucasfilm has officially announced the premiere date for Star Wars Rebels, the new animated television series set between the events of Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. On Monday, September 29th, the one-hour movie premiere, Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion, will be available for verified users on WATCHDisneyXD.com and the WATCH Disney XD app. WATCH Disney XD allows verified users to watch the show on their tablet, phone, and even computer.
Then, on Friday, October 3 at 9pm ET/PT, Spark of Rebellion will makes its television debut on The Disney Channel. The series itself will begin on Monday, October 13 on Disney XD at 9pm ET/PT.
The one hour premiere was first screened last month at San Diego Comic-Con 2014, where it garnered rave reviews for both story and animation style. The series is executive produced by Dave Filoni, who was the supervising director of Star Wars: The Clone Wars; as well as Greg Weisman (Gargoyles, The Spectacular Spider-Man) and Simon Kinberg (X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Days of Future Past).
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