June 17, 2015 – Get ready, everyone. Season 2 of Star Wars Rebels will begin on June 20, 2015 at 9:00 PM ET/PT (U.S.) with a one-hour movie. Darth Vader is in combat-fighting mode in his Advanced TIE fighter.
In the video below, the cast and crew of Rebels share their insights on Lord Vader’s return:
Interesting reveal in the video: Ahsoka Tano has no idea who Vader is….
MEET SOME OF THE CAST
Steven Jay Blum (born 1960) is an American voice actor known for his distinctive deep voice. Besides playing Zeb Orrelios on Star Wars Rebels, he lends his voice to many other characters in animé and video games. Steve Blum was awarded a Guinness World Record on June 5, 2012, for being the most prolific video game voice actor. As of May 10th, he had 261 credited appearances.
Vanessa Marshall (born 1969), who is the voice of Rebel pilot Hera Syndulla, is an American singer, actress and model. She is also the daughter of actress Joan Van Ark (born 1943) of the television soap opera, Knots Landing (1979-1993), which itself was a spinoff of Dallas (1978-1991).
Vanessa does a ton of voice-over work for animated series, films and video games.
Taylor Gray (born 7 September 1993 in Whittier, California) is an American voice actor, 21 years old, who plays the part of Ezra Bridger.
His other credits also include Bucket and Skinner’s Epic Adventures (2011) and Thunderstruck (2012).
Ashley Eckstein (born 22 September 1981) is the voice of Ahsoka Tano on both Star Wars: The Clone Wars and Star Wars Rebels. Born in Kentucky and raised in Orlando, Florida, she is an American film and television actress with credits on Blue Collar TV, Alicia in the film Sydney White (2007) and as Ms. Cole in the film Alice Upside Down (2007). She also had a recurring role as Muffy on the Disney Channel sitcom That’s So Raven.
Tiya Sircar (born 16 May 1982) is an American actress with roles in The Internship, 17 Again and the series Vampire Diaries. She is partially fluent in Bengali as well as Spanish, French and Italian.
Tiya Sircar calls Austin, Texas, her hometown.
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