Will Star Wars: The Bad Batch be live-action?

Photo: Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Final Season - Series Still.. Image Courtesy Disney+
Photo: Star Wars: The Clone Wars: The Final Season - Series Still.. Image Courtesy Disney+ /

We’re a few months out from Star Wars: The Bad Batch‘s release on Disney+. The new series premieres Tuesday, May 4, which gives fans the opportunity to celebrate Star Wars Day with a new addition to the franchise to watch.

The titular group of the show, however, should be no strange to fans of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. The elite force of five genetically mutated clone troopers made their debut in the series.

Each member of Clone Force 99 has a unique skill that sets them apart from the rest of the Clone Army. But don’t mistake them for heroes, The Bad Batch execute their missions with mercenary precision.

As a sequel and a spin-off, The Bad Batch will be focused on the new world order coming to bear in the aftermath of the Clone Wars. What is an exceptional group of soldiers to do as an empire is being built? Find a new purpose.

Is The Bad Batch a live-action Star Wars series?

Like its predecessor, The Bad Batch will be an animated series. It is, after all, a continuation of the story Dave Filoni developed in The Clone Wars.

Dee Bradley Baker will voice the clone troopers including the members of The Bad Batch: Crosshair, Echo, Hunter, Tech, and Wrecker.

Ming-Na Wen will once again be stepping into the shoes of Fennec Shand, a role she debuted in The Mandalorian season 1. Admiral Tarkin will be voiced by Stephen Stanton.

Not much is known about the rest of the cast for The Bad Batch but fans can expect an interesting ride with the series.

More Star Wars content is set to be coming to Disney+ as the streamer flexes its muscle as a major player in the world of streaming media. We’ll keep you posted on what’s next for the franchise both live-action and animated.

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