Star Wars: Rebels LEGO sets reveal new characters, ships on the way

We finally have our first peek at the full Empire-fighting crew of the new Star Wars: Rebels series, plus the ship they’ll be flying in. It’s just, you know, in LEGO form.

As has been the case more and more in recent years, the toy tie-ins have given us our first peek at the crew and sets of Disney XD’s upcoming series Star Wars: Rebels. The series will apparently feature Twi'lek crew member Hera Syndulla, alien Zeb Orrelios, cadet pilot Ezra Bridger and the grouchy astromech droid Chopper. Those additions will join Freddie Prinze Jr.’s previously announced “cowboy Jedi” Kanan Jarrus.

The sets also reveal our first look at the ships, and they’re actually pretty great. We’d already heard the crew would travel the galaxy in “The Ghost,” and now we can see that it’s a Millennium Falcon-esque ship with some pretty sweet gun turrets. We also get a peek at “The Phantom,” which appears to be a smaller fighter ship.

Star Wars: Rebels is set to debut this fall with a one-hour movie, followed by a weekly series. Will you be tuning in?

(Via USA Today)

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