Disney+ has officially ordered its next animated series from Lucasfilm, titled “Star Wars: The Bad Batch.” Featuring characters introduced in the final season of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” this Disney+ original series will premiere in 2021.
The series will follow the elite and experimental clones of the Bad Batch as they find their way in a rapidly-changing galaxy in the immediate aftermath of the Clone Wars. Members of the Bad Batch — a squad of clones who vary genetically from their brothers in the Clone Army — each have a singular skill that makes them effective soldiers and a crew to be reckoned with. In the post-Clone War era, they will take on mercenary missions as they struggle to find their new purpose.
“Giving new and existing fans the final chapter of ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars’ has been our honor at Disney+, and we are overjoyed by the global response to this landmark series,” said Agnes Chu, senior vice president of Content for 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.”
Stay tuned for more updates as we wait for this exciting new chapter in the Star Wars saga, and catch the Bad Batch in action by watching the final season of “Star Wars: The Clone Wars” now at DisneyPlus.com.