Disney XD has renewed “Star Wars Rebels” for a third season, the network announced Monday.
The animated series, from executive producers Dave Filoni and Simon Kinberg will return in 2016.
“We are proud to bring our audience a third season of ‘Star Wars Rebels,’ a series that has resonated across generations,” said Marc Buhaj, Disney XD’s SVP of Programming and General Manager, “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,” said 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 series was created by Filoni, Kinberg and Carrie Beck. The voice cast for the second season includes Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, Tiya Sircar, Taylor Gray, Ashley Eckstein, Dee Bradley Baker, David Oyelowo and Sarah Michelle Gellar.