SIMON KINBERG On STAR WARS REBELS And EPISODE VII
After many rumours speculating of a possible connection between the ‘STAR WARS REBELS‘ series and ‘STAR WARS: EPISODE VII‘ appears to have been confirmed, according to the exec producer of the animated series Simon Kinberg.
Speaking to Entertainment Weekly, he said:
“It’s a very integrated process, there’s real communication between all the filmmakers because we’re all part of a larger timeline.
“There is absolutely communication and integration between the different stories. We are very aware of what they’re doing in VII, and we also have to click into place with Episode IV.”
While connecting fans with between the prequels and original movies, there will be a load of easter eggs for eagle-eyed fans. But there are other treats which may transfer from the series to the big screen movie, as Kinberg adds:
“There are characters, vehicles, imagery that are introduced in the show before we’ve ever seen them in the movies, possibly including VII.”
‘Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion‘ will debut on Friday, 3rd October 2014 at 9:00 pm ET/PT on Disney Channels all-over the world, followed by the rest of the ‘Star Wars Rebels‘ series kicking off on Monday, 13th October at 9:00 pm ET/PT on Disney XD.