In an exclusive licensing agreement between Lucasfilm/Disney and Netflix, the sixth and final 13-episode season of the animated Star Wars series, titled The Lost Missions, will be available on Netflix for the first time on March 7, along with its previous five seasons and feature film.
The multi-year agreement makes Netflix the only streaming server of the Emmy Award-winning animated Star Wars saga. The deal follows the announcement from Netflix and Disney to stream original Marvel live action series in 2015.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars premiered on Cartoon Network in 2008 and is set between the Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith films. Though the series was canceled after its fifth season, the new episodes are part of original Netflix programming being developed by Disney after it bought Lucasfilm for $4 billion in 2012. "While the studio is no longer producing new episodes for Cartoon Network, we're continuing production on new Clone Wars story arcs," the official Star Wars website said.
According to Newsarama, the final season will feature an arc between Anakin and Padme that "tests their relationship to the limits," and an arc that centers on Master Yoda who is visited by the Force-ghost of Qui-Gon Jinn.
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