Disney has ordered its next animated series from Lucasfilm. Star Wars: The Bad Batch will debut on Disney+ in 2021.
The series will follow the eponymous The Bad Batch, a group of elite and experimental clone troopers introduced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The Bad Batch members each possess an exceptional skill, which they’ll take on missions in a post-Clone War galaxy.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch is executive produced by Dave Filoni (The Mandalorian, Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Athena Portillo (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels), Brad Rau (Star Wars Rebels, Star Wars Resistance), and Jennifer Corbett (Star Wars Resistance, NCIS) with Carrie Beck (The Mandalorian, Star Wars Rebels) as co-executive producer and Josh Rimes as producer (Star Wars Resistance). Rau is also serving as supervising director with Corbett as head writer.