Star Wars: The Bad Batch director Brad Rau revealed how many episodes there will be of the new animated series ahead of its first season premiering on Disney Plus Tuesday.
This Tuesday, Star Wars fans have a lot to look forward to, with the premiere of The Bad Batch on Disney Plus being one of the biggest. The series will follow Clone Force 99 after the events of Order 66 as they operate in the early days of the Empire. The Disney Plus series is the latest Star Wars project from Lucasfilm since The Mandalorian season two.
Many Star Wars shows are on the way for Disney Plus, with each varying in terms of length. During a recent interview with CNET, director Brad Rau revealed The Bad Batch‘s first season will consist of 16 episodes:
“We have 16 episodes in season 1. We can’t confirm any more than that, but we have high hopes. We love these characters. We’d love to keep telling the stories.”
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Here is the synopsis for the upcoming series:
The series follows the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch (first introduced in The Clone Wars) as they find their way in a rapidly changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone War. Members of Bad Batch — a unique squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army — each possess a singular exceptional skill, which makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew. In the post-Clone War era, they will take on daring mercenary missions as they struggle to stay afloat and find new purpose.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch is executive produced by Dave Filoni, Athena Portillo, Brad Rau, and Jennifer Corbett with Carrie Beckas co-executive producer and Josh Rimes as producer. Rau is also serving as supervising director with Corbett as head writer.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch will premiere on Disney Plus on May 4, 2021. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for all the latest news surrounding Star Wars, and subscribe to our YouTube channel for exclusive video content!
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