Clone Wars Supervising Director Dave Filoni Working On New Star Wars Animated Series

Jay Cochran - April 04, 2013
IGN is reporting that Star Wars: The Clone Wars supervising director Dave Filoni will be working on the next Star Wars animated series. In an upcoming interview with the folks at Rebel Force Radio he reveals that he is involved in some early production discussions and exploration of what theyíll be doing with Star Wars animation in the future.

ďAt this point, I am involved in some early production discussions and exploration of what weíll be doing with Star Wars animation in the future, which is really exciting for me and I have some friendly faces around me, of course, that are helping me on the project. So itís a transition time, as Iíve said before, and I think it will lead to an exciting time and hopefully Iíll see things grow again.Ē

No details have yet to be revealed about which time-period the new series will focus on or when and where we will see it air, but hopefully we will hear more soon on this as things develop.

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Wheeljack35 - 2014-01-17 @ 12:59 pm

From what I can tell, the episodes are apparently going to air on a German tv network (Supr RTL) in February. (RTL is 50% owned by Disney). The last rumor report has the eps airing on Disney XD/Disnel Channel sometime in the Spring, leading into TCW repeats in the Summer, and then, Rebels in the Fall.

Like the Dark Horse/Marvel Transition, any Star Wars shows will most likely air on one of their networks.

Well I think thats cool to have them on before Rebels

Bespin refugee - 2014-01-17 @ 8:10 am

From what I can tell, the episodes are apparently going to air on a German tv network (Supr RTL) in February. (RTL is 50% owned by Disney). The last rumor report has the eps airing on Disney XD/Disnel Channel sometime in the Spring, leading into TCW repeats in the Summer, and then, Rebels in the Fall.

Like the Dark Horse/Marvel Transition, any Star Wars shows will most likely air on one of their networks.

Wheeljack35 - 2014-01-17 @ 2:57 am

Does this mean they will air on cartoon network?

Bespin refugee - 2014-01-17 @ 2:55 am
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Wheeljack35 - 2013-12-02 @ 9:00 am

I just don't understand why they don't let them air on Cartoon Network just to finish them off

Bespin refugee - 2013-12-02 @ 8:13 am
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GPM in ICT - 2013-10-13 @ 2:03 pm

I'm just wondering how these final episodes are getting to us. I hope it's not Disney XD (which it more than likely is) as I don't have it. There have been rumors of Itunes or Amazon Video, both of which I'm not keen on either.

Wheeljack35 - 2013-10-12 @ 4:13 pm

Thank god

Bespin refugee - 2013-10-12 @ 3:04 am
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GPM in ICT - 2013-05-13 @ 1:15 pm

The lack of toys is not because Disney said "NO MORE TOYS!". Hasbro owns the licencing rights to Star Wars brand toys (at least for the next few years) and they are in control of whether figures are made, not Disney (and not Lucasfilm before them). The current lack of product is because either Hasbro was already scaling back BEFORE the Disney acquisition or because they are waiting to see what new direction Disney is going to take the brand so they can start making toys to support it.

Now I'll agree that Disney didn't tell hasbro not to make toys, but it cut the legs out from underneath Hasbro. I would say that LucasFilm and Disney had been in talks for atleast a year before the announcement of the sale. The reason I say that it that Lucasfilm had too many things in the pipeline that were suddenly stopped once Disney took control. On the video game front you had two games in development, you had the Clone Wars TV show (which takes 12 to 18 months to produce before airing and they have a complete season done), work on all five remaining movies in 3D with plans for release (TPM was released in spring 2012 and the original plan was to release the following five films every spring for the next five years. Then that changed to AotC being moved from spring 2013 to fall 2013 and RotS following six weeks after release of AotC) which were completely scrapped once Disney took control. Add to the fact that Hasbro plans for the toys center around (and have for the last fifteen years)what LucasFilm is doing with SW (ie toys themed around whatever movie is being released or TV or video game release, ie last years packages were Phantom Menace themed and this year was suppossed to be AotC themed). But with no movie or TV show to tie into, what is Hasbro going to do.

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