Star Wars: The Bad Batch News


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Development & Production


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Apr. 07, 2021
Kevin Kiner, composer of 'The Bad Batch,' revealed that he's currently hard at work on some music for the show's 14th episode, seemingly hinting that the episode count of the series.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 18, 2020
Darth Vader voice actor Sam Witwer said 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch's' animation "looks absolutely beautiful."   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor (Updated)
Jul. 13, 2020
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' had been officially announced by Disney.   (Disney)

Jun. 17, 2020
'The Clone Wars' spinoff series 'The Bad Batch' was rumored to be in development.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)

Crew


Rumor
Jan. 13, 2021
Kevin Kiner was rumored to have joined the crew of 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' as a composer.   (Film Music Reporter)
Official
Jul. 13, 2020
Dave Filoni was confirmed to serve as an executive producer on 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch.'   (Disney)

Cast


Official (Updated)
Dec. 16, 2020
Ming-Na Wen confirmed in a separate interview that she will provide the voice of Fennec Shand in 'The Bad Batch.'   (Lucasfilm)

Dec. 10, 2020
Ming-Na Wen was officially cast in 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' as Fennec Shand.   (Lucasfilm)
Rumor
Nov. 21, 2020
Bo-Katan was rumored to have joined the cast of 'The Bad Batch.'   (Cinelinx)

Release Date


Report (Updated)
Feb. 24, 2021
Lucasfilm confirmed that 'The Bad Batch' will premiere on May 4, 2021.   (Lucasfilm)

Feb. 24, 2021
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was reported to premiere on May 4, 2021.   (Collider)
Rumor
Aug. 27, 2020
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was rumored to still be set to release in Spring 2021.   (Jordan Maison)
Rumor
Jul. 14, 2020
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was rumored to be aiming to release in Spring 2021.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Rumor (Updated)
Jul. 13, 2020
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was confirmed to release in 2021.   (Disney)

Jun. 17, 2020
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was rumored to be released in 2021.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)

Plot


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Apr. 07, 2021
Kevin Kiner teased a new "standout" character that will be debuting in 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch.'   (Cast/Crew)
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Mar. 30, 2021
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was confirmed to feature Captain Rex.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Mar. 30, 2021
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was confirmed to feature Saw Gerrera.   (Promotional Video / Trailer)
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Feb. 28, 2021
Dee Bradley Baker said that ‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ is an “amazingly dramatic and satisfying series.”   (Cast/Crew)
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Dec. 17, 2020
Dave Filoni teased that 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' is "very much in the vein of Clone Wars."   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Dec. 10, 2020
The synopsis for 'The Bad Batch' was officially revealed.   (Lucasfilm)
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Jul. 27, 2020
Writer Brent Friedman implied that 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' will address the question why Echo never asked about Fives when he stopped Rex during 'The Clone Wars' season 7.   (Cast/Crew)
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Jul. 18, 2020
Darth Vader voice actor Sam Witwer said 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' will explore "a little area of Star Wars that has not often been visited."   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Jul. 14, 2020
Jedi Master Quinlan Vos was rumored to appear in 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch.'   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Rumor
Jul. 14, 2020
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was rumored to depict Clone Force 99 dealing with the aftermath of betraying their commanders during Order 66.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Rumor
Jul. 14, 2020
Ahsoka Tano and Rex were rumored to make limited appearances in 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch.'   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Official
Jul. 13, 2020
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was confirmed to follow The Bad Batch taking on "daring mercenary missions" while finding "a new purpose" during the aftermath of the Clone Wars.   (Disney)
Rumor
Jun. 17, 2020
'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was rumored to follow characters Hunter, Crosshair, Tech, Wrecker, and Echo.   (Kessel Run Transmissions)

Promotional


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Mar. 30, 2021
A poster for 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was officially revealed.   (Disney)
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Mar. 30, 2021
A trailer for 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was officially revealed.   (Lucasfilm)
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Mar. 01, 2021
An official still from 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' featuring Ming-Na Wen's Fennec Shand was revealed.   (Lucasfilm)
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Dec. 10, 2020
A trailer for 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was officially revealed.   (Lucasfilm)
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Jun. 17, 2020
The official logo for 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' was released.   (Disney)