This isn’t “Star Wars: Rebels,” which will be set between 2005’s “Revenge of the Sith” and 1977’s “Star Wars.”
This is the final season of “The Clone Wars,” set between “Sith” and 2002’s “Attack of the Clones.”
Look, press release!
The Force is with Netflix:
Final Season of Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Clone Wars “The Lost Missions” to Premiere Only on Netflix in U.S. and Canada On March 7th
Exclusive Licensing Agreement with The Disney/ABC Television Group Brings Star Wars Content to Netflix Streaming Members for the First Time
Beverly Hills, Calif. – Feb. 13, 2014 – The Galactic Republic, Disney/ABC Television Group, Lucasfilm and Netflix Inc. today announced the highly anticipated debut of the sixth and final season of the Emmy® Award-winning series Star Wars: The Clone Wars exclusively to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada on Friday, March 7. Accompanying the 13-episode new season dubbed “The Lost Missions” will be the entire Star Wars: The Clone Wars saga, which includes several director’s cut episodes never seen on TV, as well as the feature film. This multi-year agreement also makes Netflix the exclusive subscription service for the entire Star Wars: The Clone Wars series.
The season follows a rift in the Force caused by Ahsoka Tano’s departure from the Jedi Order and the growing menace of various Sith Lords and apprentices throughout the galaxy. With the future of an entire galaxy hanging in the balance, fans will not only be able to watch the thrilling finale, they’ll be able to see more Clone Wars than ever before as Netflix will also stream the director’s cut of seasons 1 – 5.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars is the first time any Star Wars content has been available for Netflix streaming members. The deal follows a recent announcement from Netflix and The Walt Disney Company to bring multiple original series based on Marvel characters to the service in 2015. Netflix will be the exclusive U.S. subscription television service for first-run, live-action and animated movies from the Walt Disney Studios, including titles from Disney, Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar Animation Studios, Marvel Studios, Disneynature and Lucasfilm beginning in 2016. Netflix members can currently enjoy a wide range of Disney, ABC Entertainment Group and Disney Channel films and shows across the 41 countries where Netflix operates.