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'Star Wars Rebels' introduces new reluctant series hero, Ezra -- VIDEO

The new animated series Star Wars Rebels is the latest spin-off to come out of George Lucas’ epic space opera, and when the show premieres on the Disney Channel later this year, fans will see the rise of the Rebellion through the eyes of a 14-year-old con artist named Ezra.

Executive producer Dave Filoni and voice actor Taylor Gray share some insight into Star Wars‘ new reluctant hero in a behind-the-scenes video that premiered Friday. Find out more about Ezra in the new clip below: READ FULL STORY

'Star Wars Rebels' reveals villain, the Inquisitor -- VIDEO

Star Wars Rebels has unveiled its villain, the Inquisitor, at New York Comic Con. Watch it below. The animated series, which premieres in fall 2014 with a one-hour special on the Disney Channel then segues into a series on Disney XD, takes place roughly 14 years after the events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith, a time in which the Emperor’s rule is secure and the Empire is seeking to expand its power to Outer Rim territories. At the Lucasfilm panel, exec producer Dave Filoni revealed that the Inquisitor is “tasked by Darth Vader to hunt down the remaining Jedi Knights.” READ FULL STORY

'Star Wars Rebels' teaser trailer: The saga's next chapter begins -- VIDEO

The Clone Wars are over — but the rebellion has only just begun.

Strike that: The rebellion begins next year, when Disney premieres an all-new animated Star Wars series. Star Wars Rebels, first announced in May, takes place during the 19 years that pass between Episode III: Revenge of the Sith and Episode IV: A New Hope. Details are still scarce, though The Hollywood Reporter writes that David Oyelowo of Lee Daniels’ The Butler and Freddie Prinze Jr. are in talks to join its voice cast.

Check out the tantalizing teaser below.

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