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Disney Announces new Star Wars ‘The Bad Batch’ Series

Disney today is announcing a new Star Wars animated series from Lucasfilm. Here’s a look at all of the details.

Disney today is announcing a new Star Wars animated series from Lucasfilm. It’s called Star Wars The Bad Batch. It is set to premiere on the streaming service starting in 2021.

Star Wars: The Bad Batch

Here are all the details on the new series from Lucasfilm per Disney’s press release:

The series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in “The Clone Wars) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch – a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army — each possess a singular exceptional skill which makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew. In the post-Clone War era, they will take on daring mercenary missions as they struggle to stay afloat and find new purpose.

“Giving new and existing fans the final chapter of ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ has been our honor at Disney+, and we are overjoyed by the global response to this landmark series,” said Agnes Chu, senior vice president, Content, Disney+.  “While the Clone Wars may have come to its conclusion, our partnership with the groundbreaking storytellers and artists at Lucasfilm Animation is only beginning.  We are thrilled to bring Dave Filoni’s vision to life through the next adventures of the Bad Batch.”

Star Wars: The Bad Batch” is executive produced by Dave Filoni (“The Mandalorian,” “Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Athena Portillo (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” “Star Wars Rebels), Brad Rau (“Star Wars Rebels,” “Star Wars Resistance”) and Jennifer Corbett (“Star Wars Resistance,” “NCIS”) with Carrie Beck (“The Mandalorian,” “Star Wars Rebels”) as co-executive producer and Josh Rimes as producer (“Star Wars Resistance). Rau is also serving as supervising director with Corbett as head writer.

The new series is set to air on Disney Plus starting in 2021.

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