Star Wars: The Clone Wars – fans joyful as the series is set to return for a final season on Disney’s streaming service.
SDCC2018 | Ten years after its debut in 2008 it has been announced at Comic-Con that ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ is set to return.
The show, which was cancelled in 2013 to make room for ‘Star Wars: Rebels’ and the continuation of Lucasfilm’s big screen sequel trilogy, will return for one final season.
Many fans were saddened that The Clone Wars was never satisfactorily concluded and were vocal on social media for their desire to see more. Five years on and few could have expected the announcement that was made at San Diego Comic-Con on Thursday.
The assembled crowd are reported to have risen for a standing ovation when the announcement trailer was shown. The two and a half minute video wraps up with the hashtag #CloneWarsSaved.
Twelve episodes of ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ have been commissioned and will be shown exclusively on Disney’s forthcoming streaming platform which will also show the new live-action Star Wars series being created by Iron Man director Jon Favreau.
The new season will focus on The Siege of Mandalore with Ahsoka Tano and her relationship with the Jedi Order becoming the central theme.