During the D23 Disney+ panel, Kathleen Kennedy took the stage to speak concerning the upcoming Star Wars tasks for Disney’s streaming service. Among the bulletins was a launch date for the seventh season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars–scheduled to return to Disney+ in February 2020. Sounds prefer it may be an ideal binge-watch for Valentine’s Day.
Picking up the place Season 6 left off after The Clone Wars was canceled, Season 7 fills within the gaps between the Star Wars animated sequence and Revenge of the Sith. After The Clone Wars’ cancellation, a number of of the tales in that hole went on to be tailored into novels, resembling Star Wars Ahsoka and Star Wars Dark Disciple. However, many weren’t, which is why so many followers of The Clone Wars have been joyful to see the present resurrected from the grave with a surprise renewal announcement during SDCC 2018.
Season 7 received a brand new trailer throughout SDCC this yr, revealing the completely different plotlines that this last season of the present will cowl. The important focus of Season 7 appears to be the Siege of Mandalore, one of many final main occasions within the Clone Wars earlier than its finish (in keeping with its temporary point out within the Ahsoka novel). Season 7 additionally covers the response to Ahsoka leaving the Jedi Order–both from her personal, Anakin’s, and Obi-Wan’s perspectives–which addresses one of many largest cliffhangers in The Clone Wars.
We’ll additionally see Experimental Unit Clone Force 99–a group of Clone Commandos nicknamed the “Bad Batch” for his or her mutated DNA that grant them the improved skills that permit them to battle with unorthodox ways and tech–as properly because the return of Separatist Admiral Trench. Given the concentrate on the Siege of Mandalore and the tip of the Clone Wars battle, it is doubtless this seventh season will even see Rex following up on Fives’ sacrifice and dealing with Clone Commando Gregor and Clone Commander Wolf to deactivate their mind management chips, the electronics in all clones’ brains that compel them to betray and kill their Jedi generals when activated.