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Now Streaming: “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” on Disney+ (5/4/2021)

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It was back in March that we first helped laud the Official Trailer for Disney+’s new, and surely exciting series “Star Wars: The Bad Batch”. If you didn’t see the clip for some reason just click HERE because you’re going to like this one. The series expands upon an already massive universe and today my galactic geeks, the series begins its episodic run on the popular streaming service. Let’s review the official poster, premise and casting once more for good measure.

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The Premise: Clone Force 99, also known as the Bad Batch—a group of elite clone troopers with genetic mutations that were first introduced in Star Wars: The Clone Wars—take on daring mercenary missions in the aftermath of the Clone Wars.

The Cast and Characters:
Dee Bradley Baker as Clone Force 99/the Bad Batch: Hunter, Wrecker, Tech, Crosshair and Echo and Captain Rex
Michelle Ang as Omega
Ben Diskin as AZI-3
Matthew Wood as battle droids
Archie Panjabi as General Depa Billaba
Freddie Prinze Jr. as Caleb Dume
Ian McDiarmid as Darth Sidious
Bob Bergen as Lama Su
Gwendoline Yeo as Nala Se
Tom Kane as the narrator
Andrew Kishino as Saw Gerrera
Stephen Stanton as Admiral Tarkin
Nika Futterman as Shaeeah Lawquane
Kath Soucie as Jek Lawquane
Cara Pifko as Suu Lawquane
Ming-Na Wen as Fennec Shand

PiercingMetal Thoughts: As a lifer when it comes to “Star Wars”, I am rather sad to have admitted that I didn’t see any of the other animated shows but in my defense when I first learned about them I thought that they were geared to a much younger audience. Turns out I was wrong and the “Rebels” and “Clone Wars” shows work with some of the film continuity and that’s of great interest to me. I’m planning on watching this at some point but I might wait until its all completed and then binge-watch it. What about you readers? Are you going to watch this latest installment in the Star Wars mythology? Chime in down below in the comments section. See you next time and as always, please keep safe out there.

Official Series Wiki: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Star_Wars%3A_The_Bad_Batch

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