or


[02/14/14 - 03:32 PM]
Video: Meet Ezra from "Star Wars Rebels"
"Star Wars Rebels" is scheduled to premiere in fall 2014 as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel and will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.

[via press release from Disney XD]

Meet Ezra from "Star Wars Rebels"

In Star Wars Rebels, fans will see the rise of the Rebellion through Ezra: a 14-year-old con artist who learns to fight for a greater good. The seemingly-reluctant hero is revealed here in a video filled with character concept art, early animation, and creator interviews.

Growing up on his own in the age of the Empire, Ezra has had to rely on his wit and cunning to get by. As voice actor Taylor Gray explains, "He's very street-smart. He's a pickpocket. He's a little thief. But he's doing it all because he needs to survive."

Executive producer Dave Filoni adds that Ezra is not a bad kid. Although he may enjoy stealing from the Empire, his behavior has been influenced by the world around him - a world that is under Imperial control.

But his hard life has also made his world smaller. "He doesn't really trust anyone," says Rayne Roberts, creative executive of Star Wars Rebels. "That's kind of his motto in life. He has that hard edge at times." When audiences first meet Ezra, he is not yet a Rebel and is not yet interested in restoring freedom to the galaxy - but that will soon change when Ezra is introduced to his new surrogate family: the crew of the Ghost.

Greg Weisman, executive producer, says, "His eyes get opened to the fact that there are people who care, who are trying to fight the good fight. And he becomes one of them." Still, there is more to Ezra than even he knows.

Ezra is Force-sensitive, Filoni reveals, though he is unaware that he is tapping into this mystical energy field. Ezra knows he has some strange abilities, but they're "instinctive and reactionary." It is only through his relationship with Kanan, a Jedi Survivor and crew member of the Ghost, that Ezra will learn the true nature of his power. Together, they will forge new paths and destinies - and a rebellion will rise.

Star Wars Rebels is scheduled to premiere in fall 2014 as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel and will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.

Tune into "Kickin' It" and "Lab Rats" on Disney XD at 6:00pm and 6:30pm ET/PT on Monday, February 17th to catch two all-new :30 teasers for Star Wars Rebels!!!

About Disney XD

Disney XD is a basic cable channel and multi-platform brand showcasing a compelling mix of live-action and animated programming for Kids age 6-11, hyper-targeting boys and transporting them into worlds full of humor, unexpected fun and inspiring action-filled adventures. Disney XD-branded content spans television, online, mobile and VOD platforms. The programming includes series, movies and short-form, as well as sports-themed programming developed with ESPN. In the U.S., Disney XD is seen on a 24-hour, advertiser supported network that reaches over 81 million households via its basic cable and satellite affiliates. There are 29 Disney XD channels available in 25 languages around the world.

About Lucasfilm Ltd.

Lucasfilm Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is a global leader in film, television and digital entertainment production. In addition to its motion-picture and television production, the company's activities include visual effects and audio post-production, cutting-edge digital animation, interactive entertainment software, and the management of the global merchandising activities for its entertainment properties including the legendary STAR WARS and INDIANA JONES franchises. Lucasfilm Ltd. is headquartered in northern California.

Lucasfilm, the Lucasfilm logo, STAR WARS and related properties are trademarks and/or copyrights, in the United States and other countries, of Lucasfilm Ltd. and/or its affiliates. TM & (C) 2013 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. All other trademarks and trade names are properties of their respective owners.





  [february 2014]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· STAR WARS: REBELS (DISNEY XD)





most recent video | view all posts
[09/23/16 - 12:18 PM]
Video: "Shameless" Season Seven Premiere Available Now Across Multiple Platforms
Said installment comes in advance of its linear premiere on Sunday, October 2.

[09/22/16 - 12:15 PM]
Video: "Tracey Ullman's Show" - Trailer (HBO)
The six-episode sketch comedy series premieres Friday, October 28 at 11:00/10:00c.

[09/22/16 - 09:13 AM]
Video: Mad - "Taboo" Season 1 Promo - FX
"Taboo," an FX original event from Tom Hardy, premieres early 2017.

[09/21/16 - 02:36 PM]
Video: Teaser - Hulu Original "Freakish"
The teen, horror series premieres all episodes on Hulu on Monday, October 10 and stars digital influencers Liza Koshy, Meghan Rienks, Hayes Grier and Melvin Gregg.

[09/21/16 - 01:03 PM]
Video: New Trailer Available for Syfy's Upcoming "Incorporated"
The futuristic thriller is from Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Todd's Pearl Street Films, CBS Television Studios and Universal Cable Productions.

[09/21/16 - 09:01 AM]
Video: AMC Releases "The Walking Dead" Season 7 Key Art & Promo
The series returns on Sunday, October 23 at 9:00/8:00c on the cable channel.

[09/20/16 - 07:58 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts "Who Is Luke Cage?" Featurette for Original Series "Marvel's Luke Cage"
This featurette delves into the gritty series' title character played by the Mike Colter.

[09/16/16 - 11:52 AM]
Video: WE tv Releases Supertease for Newest Docu-Series, "My Life Is a Telenovela," Premiering on October 7 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Set in sun-kissed Miami, the eight episode, one-hour series follows a group of beautiful, talented and hard-working Hispanic actresses and actors working in the hyper-competitive world of Telenovelas.

[09/15/16 - 08:27 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Trailer for "Easy," 8-Part Comedy Series from Joe Swanberg
"Easy" is an anthology series from creator Joe Swanberg that explores diverse Chicago characters as they fumble through the modern maze of love, sex, technology and culture.

[09/14/16 - 07:04 AM]
Video: Trailer for Woody Allen's "Crisis in Six Scenes" Now Available
The series consists of six-half hour episodes and is created, written and directed by Woody Allen, who also stars with Miley Cyrus, Elaine May, Rachel Brosnahan and John Magaro.

[09/13/16 - 10:47 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts New Trailer for "Iliza Shlesinger: Confirmed Kills"
The one-hour comedy special premieres Friday, September 23 exclusively on Netflix.

[09/09/16 - 04:33 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts Tori Amos' Audrie & Daisy Featurette
Get an inside look at Amos' inspiration for the song, her writing process, and why she thinks the film is important to a national conversation we are still struggling to have.

[09/08/16 - 11:00 AM]
Video: Starz Releases First Look Teaser Trailer for the Fourth and Final Season of Hit Original Series "Black Sails"
The 10-episode fourth season of the stand-out high seas drama returns in 2017, and finds our pirates at war in the West Indies.

[09/08/16 - 05:30 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailers/Key Art for Amanda Knox
The film will make its world premiere at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival on September 9 and will launch globally on Netflix on September 30.

[09/07/16 - 05:02 AM]
Video: Netflix Releases Trailer/Key Art for Original Short Documentary The White Helmets
The film follows three volunteer rescue workers as they put everything on the line to save civilians affected by the war in Syria and Turkey, all the while wracked with worry about the safety of their own loved ones.