You’re gonna get a chill with the blast of the first unmistakable chord. In just three minutes they give us all sorts of fun Star Wars-style banter and battling in this first Star Wars Rebels short, and set the stage for what looks to be a grin-worthy and distracting series while we wait for Episode VII.
In “The Machine in the Ghost,” a special Star Wars Rebels short, the rebels’ Ghost starship is under attack by a wave of TIE fighters. Hera pilots the craft, while Kanan tries to blast the Imperials from the Ghost’s gunner. While they do evade and shoot down several TIEs, it’s up to astromech droid Chopper to finish the job – even if he’s reluctant to do so.
Scheduled to premiere in October 2014 as a one-hour special telecast on Disney Channel, Star Wars Rebels will be followed by a series on Disney XD channels around the world.
Short: Star Wars Rebels – The Machine in the Ghost
Star Wars Rebels, featuring the voices of Freddie Prinze, Jr., Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, Tiya Sircar, and Taylor Gray, premieres in October on the Disney Channel.