Star Wars Rebels: Our 6 Heroes Revealed

In an interview with IGN executive producer Greg Weisman said about the cast of Star Wars Rebels, “We have a character who’s our focus character, and then five other characters that make up this group of six rebels. Even within the first season, that cast expands, and there are more people, but the focus is still on this small group of rebels..”

Although more characters may be added to the cast as the season goes on, it looks like our main cast of heroes will number six. Thanks to information coming out of this past weekend’s New York Toy Fair we now know the names and faces of all six. If you haven’t been like me and obsessively following Twitter to keep up with all the info that has been flowing, here is a rundown of what we know about this team of Rebels.

Chopper (C1-10P)

Chopper

Back on January 28th Lucasfilm gave us the first official reveal of one of the good guys in the show. Chopper is the astromech droid of the team. But don’t expect him just to be another R2-D2. Dave Filoni described the character as grumpy yet loyal. “If R2 is your favorite dog then Chopper’s a cat.”

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Clone Wars, Netflix, Ezra, Kanan, Oh My! – SWR #121

On this week’s podcast, Bethany joins Mark and I as we talk about Clone Wars coming to Netflix, the recent Star Wars Rebels news and much more!

Including:

  • “The Lost Missions,” to Hit Netflix
  • German Episode Descriptions Surface For The Clone Wars Bonus Content
  • ‘Star Wars Rebels’ rustles up a cowboy Jedi
  • Ezra joins Rebels

And more!

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Marvelous Feedback – SWBTF #111

You asked, we answered, all on the next Star Wars Beyond the Films. YOUR Star Wars discussion podcast! YOUR ticket to the EU!

This week true believers, Beyonders, Fanboys, Fangirls, respected aliens around the galaxy, The Defender of the EU: Champion of the Multiverse; Mark Hurliman, and your EU Guru: The Count of Continuity; Nathan P. Butler, sit down to answer YOUR FEEDBACK! This week, you’re the star! Strap in Star Wars Beyond the Films is setting off on another rapid-fire trip into the galaxy far, far away!Feedback Disney 2013 Continue reading

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Get To The Chopper! – SWR #120

On this week’s podcast, Bethany joins Mark and I as we talk about the all of the recent Star Wars Rebels news and much more!

Including:

  • Crazy rumor headlines
  • Rebels Lego clues
  • An all new timeline?
  • Mara Jade in Rebels?
  • A summer movie for Rebels

And more!

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Loyalties to The Hidden Temple – SWBTF #110

Cade Skywalker, the Imperial Knights, and the Jedi vs THE SITH EMPIRE?! All this and more! All on the next Star Wars Beyond the Films. YOUR Star Wars discussion podcast! YOUR ticket to the EU!

This week true believers, Beyonders, Fanboys, Fangirls, respected aliens around the galaxy, The Defender of the EU; Mark Hurliman, and your EU Guru; Nathan P. Butler, sit down to explore Dark Horse Comics Star Wars: Legacy Vol 5 The Hidden Temple covering  issues 23-26 of the Legacy series, covering Loyalties and the Hidden Temple, by John Ostrander. So strap in and tighten your crash webbing Fandom, Star Wars Beyond the Films is setting off on another rapid-fire trip into the galaxy far, far away!Legacy Vol 5 Continue reading

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