Well, it might actually be going the opposite way.
Source: Star Wars Twitter Feed
During New York Comic Con this past October, it was revealed that the upcoming Star Wars Rebels cartoon series will start on Lothal, a planet on the Outer Rim. Today the slow trickle of information from the upcoming series grew a drop and concept art of a city on Lothal was revealed (it might also be that they are also trying to hype their new tumblr page).
The description of the art piece reads:
"The shadow of the Empire is cast on a major city on Lothal in this previously unseen concept art by Andre Kirk from the upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels."
Though not revealing any real information, the topic of Star Wars Rebels and the previous Star Wars The Clone Wars bonus content is also covered in the third and final part of an interview with series director Dave Filoni:
(Part 1 is here, Part 2 is here)
Finally to pad... er... round things out, here's an interview with Simon Kinberg, Star Wars Rebels Executive Producer:
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