Good news for fans of Star Wars Rebels, as Disney XD has announced that it has ordered a third season of the animated show, which is now in production and will premiere in 2016.
“We are proud to bring our audience a third season of Star Wars Rebels, a series that has resonated across generations.” states Marc Buhaj, senior vice president, Programming and General Manager at Disney XD. “The creative team behind the series continues to do a brilliant job in delivering on the key tenets that fans have come to expect from a Star Wars property including adventure, hope and the battle between good vs. evil.”
“We’re very proud of our incredibly creative Rebels team,” adds Lucasfilm SVP of Development, Kiri Hart. “The show continues to tell fun, heartfelt, exciting new Star Wars stories week after week, and it’s beloved by fans of all ages. Season Three will see our rebel heroes face new obstacles and find new allies in their fight against the Empire.”
The second season of Star Wars Rebels is currently airing on Disney XD, where it is the channel’s #2 series in total viewers.