Star Wars: The Clone Wars is Coming Back!

Reporting in for another tour of duty

Lucasfilm and Dave Filoni just announced at the San Diego Comic-Con that Star Wars: The Clone Wars will return with new episodes! Star Wars: The Clone Wars will be back with 12 all-new episodes on Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming service.

You can watch the new trailer for the series in the player above! From the official Star Wars site:

“Created by George Lucas, the show first aired in 2008 and became an entry point into Star Wars for an entire generation, following fan-favorites like Anakin Skywalker, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Padmé Amidala, while introducing major new characters like Jedi Padawan Ahsoka Tano and Captain Rex. Its stories were complex, its heroes and villains were perfectly imperfect, and its look was captivatingly beautiful. It became a multi-Emmy winner and is now regarded as essential Star Wars.

But it was never finished. The Clone Wars ended after five broadcast seasons — just as Ahsoka left the Jedi Order. A few post-Season Five episodes were later released as “The Lost Missions,” but the story wasn’t over. Fans have clamored for Disney and Lucasfilm to finish what was started ever since. And now it’s actually happening.”