‘Star Wars: Tales Of The Empire’ Trailer: Second Season Of Acclaimed Animated Series Turns To The Dark Side

Star Wars Day is always special, but this year fans will get an extra special treat. Lucasfilm is releasing the follow- season of acclaimed animated series, Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi. Only this time, the stories are coming from the opposite side of the Force. Welcome to Star Wars: Tales of the Empire.

Fans of Ahsoka and Star Wars: The Clone Wars will want to pay attention, too, because the six-episode season will center on villains Morgan Elsbeth and ex-Jedi Barriss Offee.

Diana Lee Inosanto and Meredith Salenger return to voice their respective characters, joined by Rya Kihlstedt, Wing T. Chao, Lars Mikkelsen, Jason Isaacs, and Matthew Wood. Dave Filoni is aboard as exec-producer and supervising director.

Here’s the synopsis: “Star Wars: Tales of the Empire” is a six-episode journey into the fearsome Galactic Empire through the eyes of two warriors on divergent paths, set during different eras. After losing everything, young Morgan Elsbeth navigates the expanding Imperial world toward a path of vengeance, while former Jedi Barriss Offee does what she must to survive a rapidly changing galaxy. The choices they make will define their destinies.

All six episodes hit Disney+ on May 4th!

Travis Hopson
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