‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch,’ the American animated series, has arrived with its first season. Created by Dave Filoni, this series will soon air its first episode. Fans of the Star Wars franchise have been waiting for it for a long time. However, the wait is over now that the show is here. The show’s story revolves around Bad Batch, better known as Clone Force 99.
This is a pool of elite clone troops with genetic changes being introduced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars for the first time. This Clone Force 99 took on some of the adventurous mercenary duties after the Clone Wars. So, let’s dive deeper into the article to find out everything about ‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ and its upcoming first episode.
Everything you need to know about ‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’:
‘Star Wars: The Bad Batch’ is an American animated TV series created by Dave Filoni. It runs in the action-adventure and science fiction genres and is based on the epic space opera media franchise ‘Star Wars’ (by George Lucas). As a result, it is part of the franchise and is a sequel and spinoff to the show ‘Star Wars: The Clone Wars.’ Jennifer Corbett is the author, while Brad Rau is directing the series. Disney + officially gave the green light at the event in July 2020. Dave Filoni, Athena Portillo, Brad Rau, and Jennifer Corbett are the executive producers. Lucasfilm and Lucasfilm Animation are the production companies that are funding the project, while Disney Platform Distribution is the sole distributor. As a result, the show will be available to stream on Disney +. In any case, let’s now take a look at some of the voice artists for the upcoming animated series.
- Dee Bradley Baker as Hunter, Wrecker, Tech, Crosshair, Echo, and Captain Rex: Dee Bradley Baker is an American voice artist. He is popular for being a part of films and shows such as “Avatar: The Last Airbender”, “Phineas and Ferb”, “SpongeBob SquarePants”, and “Star Wars Rebel”.
- Ming-Na Wen as Fennec Shand: Ming-Na Wen is a Chinese-American actress. He is best known for his work from films and series such as the film series “Mulan”, “Agents of SHIELD”, “Ralph Breaks the Internet”, and “The Batman”.
- Stephen Stanton as Grand Moff Tarkin: Stephen Stanton is an American visual effects and voice actress. Some of his best works include the “Star Wars” franchise, “Psychonauts,” “Rogue One,” and “Scooby-Doo and Guess Who?”
- Andrew Kishino as Look at Gerrera: Andrew Kishino is a Canadian rapper and actor. He is best known for being a part of shows and films such as “GI Joe: Renegades”, “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”, “The Legend of Korra”, and “ThunderCats Roar”.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 1 Episode 1 Release Date:
Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 1 Episode 1 will be released on the 4thth May 2021, which is on Tuesday at 8 AM ET. It will be a 70 minute special, and just 3 days later, the series will be releasing its second episode. As of now, you can expect a total of 14 episodes from the show. Additionally, the production studio has yet to reveal a title for the upcoming Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 1 Episode 1. In the premiere, we will be introduced to the characters, and the show will be the main storyline.
Moreover, Star Wars has even released a trailer for the series on their official YouTube channel. It has gone through 2.1 million views, and you can click to watch it below. You can stream the show Disney + official website or its application in the time slot specified above. So, brace yourself for an action-adventure animated series coming your way in the coming weeks.
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