The highly anticipated season two premiere of “Star Wars Rebels” now has an air date! Lucasfilm and Disney have announced that the one-hour season premiere titled “The Siege of Lothal” will air on Saturday, June 20th at 9:00PM on Disney XD. Having seen the season 2 premiere at Celebration Anaheim, I am so glad the air date for it is not that far away, as I’ve been dying to see it again!
Here is the official press releases sent to us from Lucasfim:
The highly anticipated “Star Wars Rebels” season two is set to premiere on SATURDAY, JUNE 20 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD. The season will kick-off with a special one-hour movie event “Star Wars Rebels: The Siege of Lothal.” Following the one-hour movie event, the season will continue to rollout new episodes in the fall. Recently revealed at Star Wars Celebration, the exciting new season is filled with more thrilling adventures with the Rebels that will include appearances by fan-favorite characters Darth Vader, Ahsoka Tano, Captain Rex, Wolffe and Gregor.
Additionally, Disney XD will be celebrating “May the 4th Be With You,” the fan-proclaimed Star Wars holiday, beginning FRIDAY, MAY 1 through MONDAY, MAY 4. The force-filled programming weekend will include the following:
“Star Wars Rebels: The Ultimate Guide,” a half-hour special recapping the entire first season of “Star Wars Rebels” will debut Monday, May 4 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT)
Marathons of “Star Wars Rebels” season one and “LEGO Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles.”
Sneak peek at “LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales,” an all-new series of event specials that will premiere on Disney XD this summer.
Star Wars-inspired episodes of “Phineas and Ferb,” “Kickin’ It” and “Lab Rats.”
The full second season will begin to air in the fall following the premiere , but until then, get excited for “The Siege of Lothal,” because it is amazing!