VIDEO: First Look At “Star Wars Rebels: Season 3”; Grand Admiral Thrawn Is The New Baddie!

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The first trailer for “Star Wars Rebels: Season 3” was unveiled today at Star Wars Celebration. Lots of things coming this season!

  • First we have the debut of Grand Admiral Thrawn who was a great villain that originated first in the Star Wars expanded universe. The Thrawn Trilogy, written by Timothy Zahn, was one of the first books written after The Original Trilogy came to a close on screen. Thrawn is best known for being “the heir to the Empire” after the events of Return Of The Jedi. That is really good news for fans because now Grand Admiral Thrawn is canon to the Star Wars Universe. He wasn’t a few weeks ago.
  • Ezra has gotten a haircut and seems to be still working with Darth Maul to possibly combine the Dark and the Light sides of The Force. New green light saber after having his blue one destroyed by Darth Vader.
  • Wedge Antilles as a TIE Fighter pilot? Huh?
  • Kanan has a full grown beard and now has a helmet due to his blindness. Helmet has to go.
  • Stormtroopers with jet packs. Or Madaloreans that serve The Empire.
  • Our first look at Y-Wings in Rebels.
  • Sabine wielding a darksaber! And of course, new color hair.

This is already looking better than Season 2!

Coming this fall to Disney XD!

Source: Star Wars YouTube

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It’s a bit confusing having a non-canon Legends villain appear in the new canon.