Posted by Eric on February 11, 2014 at 04:52 PM CST
USA Today has a new video revealing the first hero of Star Wars Rebels, a Jedi named Kanan voiced by Freddie Prinze Jr. The story describes Kanan as a Jedi who "has been on the down-low" since the events of Revenge of the Sith. "He keeps his lightsaber under lock and key and brandishes a blaster instead to avoid the attention of the Empire, especially the Inquisitor (a Sith villain) and his Stormtroopers," writes USA Today's Brian Truitt. "But Kanan gets his Force-ful groove back with his crew on the spaceship The Ghost and fights back against the imperial menace."

Prinze says that Kanan "definitely has seen more than what a young man should see. And what he had to see was pretty much the worst thing you would have to witness."

Watch the video below, then head over to USA Today to read comments from Prinze and Rebels executive producer Dave Filoni, who calls Kanan a "cowboy Jedi."

USA Today's Truitt has also written this story about how "the current approach to the 'Star Wars' mythos in TV and movies focuses on character and humanity first, then technology."

Related Articles
March 4, 2015  Sarah Michelle Gellar Joins Star Wars Rebels Cast For Season 2
July 10, 2014  Agent Kallus Joins The Cast Of Star Wars Rebels
July 8, 2014  Droid Design: Chopper from Star Wars Rebels Comes to Life
February 20, 2014  Star Wars Rebels' Final Main Hero Is Hera The Twi'lek
February 19, 2014  Sabine, Rebel Weapons Expert, Joins Star Wars Rebels
February 18, 2014  Zeb The Alien Joins The Star Wars Rebels Cast
February 17, 2014  Check Out The 'Spark' And 'Ignite' Star Wars Rebels Teasers
February 14, 2014  Meet Ezra, A Young Hero Of Star Wars Rebels
February 12, 2014  Greg Weisman Talks Star Wars Rebels With IGN
comments powered by Disqus

San Diego Comic-Con 2015 Coverage
NEW IN THE PHOTO ARCHIVE:
Probe
Droid
Poll
With the new Blu-Ray boxed set and individual Steelbooks announcement, we've sent our ever-inquizitive Probe Droid out to find out whether you are interested in the new offerings.
I'm a fan of Steelbooks, so I'm getting all six
I'm in for all three original trilogy Steelbooks
I'll get all three prequel trilogy Steelbooks
I'm getting all six Steel Books and the boxed set
I'll pick up the boxed set
I have the last Blu-Ray release and have no intention on spending another penny on content I already own
Current Results