Incredible news for fans of The Clone Wars: the show is no longer cancelled.
The fan-favourite animated series was cancelled back in 2013 and released a “Lost Missions” Season 6 in 2014, but Disney has announced its revival in the best possible way: with a trailer at the 10 year anniversary panel at Comic-Con.
“A war left unfinished…until now.” Nice. There’s Anakin, Obi-Wan, Rex and Ahsoka all back for more.
The 12 episodes will air on Disney’s streaming service, although there’s not currently a release date. For now, the news that it’s back is good enough. Even Dave Filoni didn’t think it could happen, telling StarWars.com that “I didn’t, I really didn’t…Any opportunity to put the final pieces of the story in place is meaningful as a storyteller. I’m happy for the opportunity to define these things and the end of this part of the Clone War.”
He gave full credit for the fans for never giving up the show, saying “Well, thankfully, their enthusiasm is relentless. Their love of these characters and stories hasn’t diminished. I actually think their voice has gotten louder as the years have gone by. It’s been very humbling to have their support and to have people continue to hashtag me, ‘#SaveTheCloneWars.’”
There’s also a new poster (via StarWars.com):
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