The Emperor and more in Star Wars Rebels Season 4 teaser
The beginning of the end starts Monday, February 19 (9:00 p.m. EST) when the critically-acclaimed animated series Star Wars Rebels returns to Disney XD with new episodes as the series nears its grand finale. The final episodes will unfold over three weeks, with two back-to-back episodes premiering every Monday night on Disney XD, until its epic 90-minute conclusion on Monday, March 5 (8:30 p.m. EST). As teased in a new Star Wars Rebels trailer, Emperor Palpatine makes his series debut in these final episodes, voiced by actor Ian McDiarmid, who reprises this iconic role from the Star Wars live-action films. Check out the teaser below, along with new key art in the gallery!
The multi-platform schedule, in the U.S., for the remaining Star Wars Rebels episodes is:
MONDAY, FEB. 19
MONDAY, FEB. 26
MONDAY, MARCH 5
To avoid spoilers and allow fans to experience the episodes together during each telecast, new episodes will be available on VOD and digital platforms the day after their linear and DisneyNOW premieres. Viewers can also catch all previously-aired Star Wars Rebels episodes from season four on the DisneyNOW App.
In this final season, the Ghost crew joins the growing Rebel Alliance, struggling to unite against the Galactic Empire. However, when a new Imperial threat arises on Lothal, Ezra leads the crew back to his home world to defeat the oppressive forces of the Empire under the command of cunning Grand Admiral Thrawn. Old friends are reunited and new alliances are forged as the series builds to its epic conclusion.
Star Wars Rebels is created by Emmy Award-winning executive producer Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Academy Award nominee Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past) and Emmy nominee Carrie Beck. The Lucasfilm Animation production is executive produced by Filoni and Kinberg, and co-executive produced by Emmy nominee Henry Gilroy.
The returning voice cast includes Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve Blum as Zeb, Tiya Sircar as Sabine, Taylor Gray as Ezra, Dee Bradley Baker as Captain Rex, David Oyelowo as Kallus, Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera and Lars Mikkelsen as Grand Admiral Thrawn. Warwick Davis joins the cast this season as Rukh, Admiral Thrawn’s deadly assassin.