The Disney+ animated series Star Wars: The Bad Batch will premiere its second season on the streaming site in fall 2022.
The news was announced Sunday during a panel with cast and creatives at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim.
The series, which revolves around the elite and experimental Bad Batch clones that were first introduced in Star Wars: The Clone Warswas renewed in August 2021 just before the Season 1 two-part finale.
Picking up just after the events of the Clone Wars, members of the Bad Batch – each of whom possesses a singular exceptional skill that makes them extraordinarily effective soldiers and a formidable crew – undertake mercenary missions as they struggle to stay afloat and find a new purpose.
The bad lot The voice cast includes Dee Bradley Baker, Archie Panjabi, Michelle Ang, Rhea Perlman, Bobby Moynihan, Freddie Prinze Jr., Taran Killiam, Seth Green and more.
“I really like the choice of centering the story around a child. To find not only the path of a soldier, but how to raise a child to find their superpower as this world leaves the Republic,” Baker said. .
David Filoni (The Mandalorian, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Athena Portillo (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels), Brad Rau (Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars Resistance), Jennifer Corbet (Star Wars Resistance, NCIS) and Carrie Beck (The Mandalorian, Star Wars Rebels) produces the series, which is produced by Josh Rimes (star wars resistance) and Alex Spotswood (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels).
“Omega is a bit older but she still has so much heart,” Rau said.
The first season of Star Wars: The Bad Batch debuted on Disney+ on May 4, 2021.