Disney has announced a series order for a new Star Wars animated show that spins out of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The all new Lucasfilm series Star Wars: The Bad Batch, will debut exclusively on the Disney+ streaming service in 2021.
The series follows the elite experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in The Clone Wars) as they make their own way in a rapidly changing galaxy. It takes place immediately in the aftermath of the Clone Wars. Members of Bad Batch, a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army, each possess a singular skill which makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers.
The show follows their post-Clone War adventures, they will take on daring mercenary missions and ‘struggle to stay afloat and find new purpose’.
Star wars The Bad batch takes place immediately in the aftermath of the Clone Wars…
“Giving new and existing fans the final chapter of Star Wars: The Clone Wars has been our honour at Disney+, and we are overjoyed by the global response to this landmark series,” says Agnes Chu, senior vice president, Content, Disney+. “While the Clone Wars may have come to its conclusion, our partnership with the groundbreaking storytellers and artists at Lucasfilm Animation is only beginning. We are thrilled to bring Dave Filoni’s vision to life through the next adventures of the Bad Batch.”
Star Wars: The Bad Batch is executive produced by Star Wars veterans Dave Filoni (The Mandalorian, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Athena Portillo (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels), Brad Rau (Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars Resistance) and Jennifer Corbett (Star Wars Resistance) with Carrie Beck (The Mandalorian, Star Wars Rebels) as co-executive producer and Josh Rimes as producer (Star Wars Resistance). Rau is also serving as supervising director with Corbett as head writer.