Written by Zechs
on Friday, May 09 2014 and posted in News with Benefits
An accidental slip-up on a Facebook page post reveals another movie character who'll show up. Also we now know the total episodes Season 1 will have and how Disney XD will air them!
Earlier this week we had confirmation that Boba Fett will be showing up on Star Wars: Rebels. Now the official Star Wars Insider Facebook page let it slip that Lando Calrissian will be showing up as well. Making Star Wars caught the snafu before it was deleted and here's the screen-cap:
If Lando and Boba wasn't enough, ANOTHER movie-verse character will be jumping onto the show for an appearance as well, Obi-Wan Kenobi. Jedi News broke the story when one of their reporters attended a Hasbro Disney Store Sneak Preview Report with an Obi-Wan figure listed for the toy-line along with a picture. Here's the low-res picture they caught:
As for the final bit of Star Wars: Rebels news, Simon Kinberg the silent co-creator/writer of the show isn't being so silent any longer. In an interview with Collider, Kinberg confirmed the Lando news above, and said that the first season of the show will run sixteen episodes. Not only that, but Disney XD will air the program as he called it in a: "'Movie-of-the-Week' format where two episodes air back-to-back."
Kinberg also confirmed he's only writing three episodes for the series: the first two and the season finale. You can catch Star Wars Rebels on Disney XD in the Fall, but watch for it's series premiere on it's mother station, The Disney Channel, sometime later in the Summer.
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About the Author - Zechs
Zechs is the lord and master of The Toy Shed, Character Spotlight, and Cartoon Reviews. He's also an aspiring comic book writer trying to get some of his works published on the Outhouse. If there's any greater quality to Zechs, it's that he's an avid fan of comic book characters and would defend them to the bitter end against the companies that use them wrongly. Zechs walks the lonely path in Chicagoland area.
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