Following the success of the animated series Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Disney is launching a new series called Star Wars: The Bad Batch. Released on May 4, 2021, exclusively on Disney +. Trailers, script, casting, everything you need to know.
You may not have missed it: a great many Star Wars movies and series are coming to Disney + within the next three years. One of the first to be released is Star Wars: The Bad Batch, starting May 4 on Disney +. It’s about of a new animated series in 3D following Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Here’s everything we know about it, looking forward to its release next month.
What release date and what streaming platform for The Bad Batch?
Star Wars: The Bad Batch was released on May 4, 2021 exclusively on the Disney + streaming platform. A special show of 70 minutes was first broadcast. New episodes then arrived each week starting Friday, May 7. The first season was structured around 16 episodes. Netflix has already announced a season 2.
What is the synopsis for The Bad Batch?
Star Wars: The Bad Batch takes place between Revenge of the Sith and The Clone Wars. The series follows the adventures of Bad Batch, a elite squadron of five clone troopers named Hunter, Crosshair, Wrecker, Tech and Echo. After the end of the Clone Wars, and the fall of the Republic and the Jedi Order, the team Bad Batch is looking for something to do with their lives. Is take on unconventional mercenary missions, while struggling to survive and find a new purpose in their existence.
Who is making The Bad Batch?
Star Wars: The Bad Batch is produced by Dave Filoni, the same man behind the series The Mandalorian and The Clone Wars. Athena Portillo (The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels), Brad Rau Star Wars Rebels and Star Wars Resistance), Jennifer Corbett (Resistance, NCIS) and Carrie Beck (The Mandalorian) will all be co-executive producers. Josh Rimes is also a producer. Brad Rau is supervising director with Jennifer Corbett as editors. In other words, the series is in good hands.
Which voice actors are making a comeback?
If you followed The Clone Wars, you will be delighted to learn that Dee Bradley Baker returns to dub the Clone Troopers of the series.