The Star Wars universe continues to thrive, and its worldwide reach isn’t relegated to its cinematic branch thanks to the success of the critically acclaimed Star Wars Rebels. August 29 is the Blu-ray and DVD release date for Star Wars Rebels: Complete Season Three.
Jedi and leader Ezra (Taylor Gray) has, along with his Ghost crew, established a secret base on Atollon and this latest move enables them to strengthen their stand against the Empire. Standing in their way is Grand Admiral Thrawn (Lars Mikkelsen), a tactically ruthless leader who aims to crush the rebellion. With Ezra and Sabine Wren (Tiya Sircar) leading the way, the Rebellion aims for an ambitious attack on the empire. The CG animated series also features the voices of Freddie Prinze Jr., Vanessa Marshall, and David Oyelowo.
Blu-ray extras include the featurettes “Return to Mandalore,” “Thrawn: A Legend Reborn,” “Apprentices to Outcasts: Kenobi and Maul,” “The Original Rebel: Saw Gerrera Returns” (this extra has an interview with Forest Whitaker who elaborates on his character Saw Gerrera), “Rebels Recon,” and “A Rebel Alliance.”Last but not least, the disc also features five audio commentaries that feature executive producer Dave Filoni, supervising director Justin Ridge, art director Killian Plunkett, CG supervisor Keith Kellogg, and lighting and FX supervisor Joel Aron. The DVD extras consist of “Rebels Recon” and “A Rebel Alliance.”