- Star Wars Rebels was nominated for three Annie Awards:
- Outstanding Achievement, Music in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production: Episode: #2-24: “Twilight of the Apprentice” – Lucasfilm Ltd. / Disney XD – Composer: Kevin Kiner
- Outstanding Achievement, Voice Acting in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production: Episode: #3-05: “Hera’s Heroes” – Lucasfilm Ltd. / Disney XD – Starring: Lars Mikkelsen Character: Grand Admiral Thrawn
- Outstanding Achievement, Editorial in an Animated TV/Broadcast Production: Episode: #2-24: “Twilight of the Apprentice” – Lucasfilm Ltd. / Disney XD, Nominee: Joe E. Elwood, Nominee: Alex McDonnell
- Due to his role as Director of Chopperations on The Star Wars Show, Chopper officially has an IMDb page!
- This year’s Her Universe pin will feature Ahsoka Tano! Ashley Eckstein revealed the news on Instagram, where she also shared other details, including the fact that the necklace will be added to every Her Universe purchase at Hot Topic (while supplies last) on December 2.
- A new Star Wars Rebels promo reminds viewers that the weapon of a Jedi Knight is meant to be wielded with patience and control and that fighting should be left as a last resort. You can watch the 30-second video on YouTube.
- Get new Star Wars Rebels content with the UNICEF Kid Power app’s newest Force for Change mission featuring Ashley Eckstein. According to the official announcement: “With this mission, kids from all galaxies will be able to get active and save lives, while unlocking exclusive content, including badges, souvenirs and more from Star Wars Rebels Season 3!” Watch the 40-second promotional video here.
- Both Hera Syndulla and Ahsoka Tano were featured in a New York Times article, entitled “The Strong Women of ‘Star Wars’” by George Gene Gustines.
Links: Articles, Podcasts, Polls, Quizzes
Posts related to Star Wars Rebels at StarWars.com:
- Commentary Track: Behind the Scenes of Ahsoka with E. K. Johnston (James Floyd)
- Poll: What’s Your Favorite Darth Maul Moment? (StarWars.com Team)
- Quiz: How Hondo Ohnaka Are You? (StarWars.com Team)
- Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “The Last Battle” (Geek Girl Diva)
- Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “Imperial Supercommandos” (Geek Girl Diva)
- Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “Iron Squadron” (Geek Girl Diva)
- Ranking Rebels: 10 Highlights from “The Wynkahthu Job” (Geek Girl Diva)
- The Cinema Behind Star Wars: How Princess Mononoke Inspired Ahsoka Tano (Bryan Young)
- The Playlist: A Guide to Holocrons (Bryan Young)
Other posts related to Star Wars Rebels:
- Ahsoka’s Untold Tales – Part 4: Siege of Mandalore (Team Ahsoka)
- Darth Maul and the Fashion of Nemesis – Part II (Poetry in Costume)
- Four Star Wars Heroines You Should Know (Vocalady)
- From The Clone Wars to Rebels: Raiders Of The Lost Easter Eggs (Future of the Force)
- Painting Over Expectations (Far Far Away Radio)
- Podcast: Hyperspace Theories Episode 23: Rian Johnson Storytelling Camp (FANgirl Blog)
- Podcast: The Force Discourse: Ahsoka! (Unmistakably Star Wars)
- Radio Ryloth: Rex’s Clone Wars (Future of the Force)
- Rebels March: Kevin Kiner’s Star Wars Rebels Season One Soundtrack (Future of the Force)
- Rogue Rebels Costume Journey: Ezra Bridger, Part 2 (The Rogue Rebels)
- Star Wars Rebels: Return of the Outrider (Future of the Force)
- ‘Star Wars Rebels’: Who Are the Mandalorians? (Fandom)
- The Historicity of Satine Kryze (Poetry in Costume)
- Twi’lek vs Rylothean (Poetry in Costume)
- Who Won the Clone Wars? (The Rogue Rebels)
- You Seek Knowledge: The Reason Ezra Bridger is Now Susceptible to the Dark Side (Making Star Wars)
Books and Comics
- Author Jason Fry wrote a four-part series on Tumblr about the writing, storytelling, and continuity behind Servants of the Empire: Edge of the Galaxy.
- Darth Maul gets a new Star Wars comic book. Written by Cullen Bunn and illustrated by Luke Ross, the five-issue miniseries will debut in February and it will take a closer look at his past before he first appeared in The Phantom Menace. Read more about it over at USA Today.
- Diana Davidsson (@omegasama_art) drew a lovely piece of art that features the main characters of the Ahsoka novel by E. K. Johnston.
- Team Ahsoka reminded fans that the Ahsoka fan comic by artist Phillip Sevy and writer Michael Moreci will be out in December! Read more about it here.
- Back in May, artist Alberto Navajo shared three Star Wars Rebels sample pages from the Star Wars Rebels magazine.
- Coffee With Kenobi Show #59: Rebels Season Three, featuring Freddie Prinze Jr. (226) (Coffee With Kenobi)
- Lucasfilm’s Pablo Hidalgo Interview (Jedi Council)
- #MyFandom: 10 Questions with Lucasfilm’s Matt Martin (Fandom)
- Special Guest Interview – Lars Mikkelsen (Everything Geek Podcast)
- Supanova: Star Wars, Wolverine voice actor Steve Blum prepares for Australia’s ‘nerd sanctuary’ (ABC News)
- Taylor Gray, Mandalorian Mercs Armor Building, and Fan Halloween Costumes (The Star Wars Show)
- @MrScienceGuy2 is giving the Millennium Falcon a Sabine styled paint job. You can see the progress of the project here and here.
- @lorna_ka’s mother created a beautiful Captain Rex knit sweater. She also wrote on Instagram, “We’ve set up a shop on Etsy for her, so if you want a sweater like this you can order one! Or you can buy the tutorial + the knitting pattern if you want to knit one yourself” (pictured below).
- Randy Cooper brought the Ghost to life with this amazing sculpt.
- @SwezzN painted Mandalorian armor with Ahsoka’s facial and lekku features.
- You can purchase a Kanan and Ezra keychain from the SquadronGoals Etsy shop.
- ParvumAutomaton created a cross-stitch of Sabine’s season three look (pictured below).
- Brenda Brown (@wombatandchips) made a Hondo Ohnaka Tsum Tsum!
- Gabby (@ageofaquarius77) made a crochet doll of Hera Syndulla!
Toys and Games
- ReedPOP Supply Co. is selling the Loth Cat – Variant (White), Rebels Emoji Pin Set 4-Pack, and Emoji’s Blind Pack (includes Kanan).
- Korean developer Netmarble Games Corp. announced a new multiplayer mobile Star Wars game that will include a variety of Star Wars characters, including Ezra Bridger. Read more over at Game Informer.
- A new LEGO set of the second Phantom will be arriving in 2017 with the Thrawn and Kanan Jarrus minifigs, according to The Brothers Brick.