Lucasfilm has revealed the third season of the hit animated series Star Wars Rebels is set to arrive on Blu-ray and DVD this August.
Season three of series about a ragtag group of Rebel heroes fighting against the Empire introduced Grand Admiral Thrawn in new canon after the popular character was expunged along with former expanded universe which has now been rebranded as Legends. The third season also saw the birth of the Rebel Alliance and the conclusion of Darth Maul’s story when he went up against Ben Kenobi in a rematch for the ages.
The season three Blu-ray will include a total of five featurettes as well as the entire season of Rebels Recon and audio commentary with Rebels creator Dave Filioni and other members of the crew from select episodes.
You can check out the full list of special features along with the cover art below.
- Return To Mandalore: Explore where Mandalore fits within the Empire’s regime – and whether Sabine can unite her people against the Imperial forces.
- Thrawn: A Legend Reborn: Learn Thrawn’s significance in Star Wars lore, and what the future may hold for this memorable villain.
- Apprentices to Outcasts: Kenobi And Maul: Track two adversaries who’ve clashed throughout Star Wars history, and find out why the time was right to conclude their story.
- The Original Rebel: Saw Gerrera Returns – Extended: Meet the Original Rebel. This exclusive extended version features Forest Whitaker discussing the character he brings to life in both Rebels and Rogue One.
- Five Audio Commentaries featuring Dave Filoni (Executive Producer), Justin Ridge (Supervising Director), Kilian Plunkett (Art Director), Keith Kellogg (Animation Supervisor) and Joel Aron (CG Supervisor: Lighting & FX)
- A Rebel Alliance: Discover how the formation of the Rebel Alliance in Rebels ties into the Rogue One timeline – and the exciting story possibilities that lie ahead for season 4
- Rebels Recon: Go behind the scenes with the cast and crew in 19 entertaining and information-packed episode recaps!
Star Wars Rebels was created by Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sherlock Holmes), and Carrie Beck. The Lucasfilm animated series is executive-produced by Filoni and Kinberg.
The series features the voice cast of Freddie Prinze Jr. as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve Blum as Zeb, Tiya Sircar as Sabine, Taylor Gray as Ezra, Sam Witwer as Maul, Dee Bradley Baker as Captain Rex, David Oyelowo as Agent Kallus, and Lars Mikkelsen as Grand Admiral Thrawn.
Star Wars Rebels Season 3 will be available on Blu-ray and DVD August 29 and will return later this fall for the fourth and final season. You can watch the trailer here.