Disney XD has renewed Star Wars Rebels for Season 3, with production already underway for a 2016 premiere.
The renewal was announced by Marc Buhaj, senior vice president, Programming and General Manager, Disney XD on StarWars.com:
“We are proud to bring our audience a third season of Star Wars Rebels, a series that has resonated across generations. The creative team behind the series continues to do a brilliant job in delivering on the key tenets that fans have come to expect from a Star Wars property including adventure, hope and the battle between good vs. evil.”
Lucasfilm SVP of Development, Kiri Hart, added:
We’re very proud of our incredibly creative Rebels team. The show continues to tell fun, heartfelt, exciting new Star Wars stories week after week, and it’s beloved by fans of all ages. Season Three will see our rebel heroes face new obstacles and find new allies in their fight against the Empire.”