Darth Vader Scene Added To Star Wars Rebels: Spark Of Rebellion

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We all know the marketing giant, that is Disney. They know how to bait the consumer – us – and reel us in with words like: New, Bonus footage, Never before released, Exclusive, etc. Come on, they’ve done it for years.

So, what do they do when a well frosted piece of birthday cake, like Star Wars, comes along with its rich history of goodness? Add more frosting to the cake.

Enter, our piece of cake: Star Wars Rebels: Spark of Rebellion

Just about a month ago, Disney premiered the pilot for its *newest animated television series, and the party started. Spark of Rebellion was been seen by millions of viewers the world over, and the actual season hadn’t even started yet.

About a week later, it was announced that the one hour special will air on ABC on Sunday, October 26 (7:00 p.m. ET/PT). Dave Filoni (Executive Producer) added a special treat for fans – the frosting: 


“We wanted to do something special for the ABC broadcast. We’ve added a scene which gives audiences insight into the Inquisitor and includes a cameo by Darth Vader voiced by the distinguished actor James Earl Jones.” – via


The Inquisitor, from initial information provided, has been charged with hunting down any remaining Jedi and eliminating them. He makes a brief appearance at the end of the of special, when Agent Kallus, of the Imperial Security Bureau, informs him of the discovery of a Jedi, Kanan Jarrus. As Filoni indicates, the additional scene should provide insight into the mysterious hunter and his employment in the Empire. The teaser for the special, shows a conversation between a holographic image of Vader and the Inquisitor.

Gather the family around the television on Sunday evening and soak it in –  a special appearance of the Dark Lord. If you’ve seen it, it’s worth every minute to watch it again. If you haven’t, there will be no better time.

Join us as we sit back and enjoy a slice of pure Star Wars heaven.

“Join us or die” –

*See the Star Wars Rebels weekly series on Disney XD (Mondays 9:00 p.m. ET/PT)

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