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Star Wars: The Clone Wars Coming to Netflix

Posted by Caelan Dooley Thursday, February 13, 2014
In a galaxy (no so) far, far away…Star Wars: The Clone Wars will finally be streamed on Netflix. Disney/ABC Television Group, Lucasfilm, and Netflix announced the highly anticipated debut of the animated series exclusively to Netflix members in the U.S. and Canada.

Netflix and Lucasfilm/Disney make a deal that will bring Star Wars: The Clone Wars to Netflix in March

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.

Are you excited to finally watch Star Wars: The Clone Wars on Netflix? Let us know in the comments section below.

Caitlin Dooley is a Florida-based artist and writer/editor, covering the world of comic books, video games, film, and tech. Her artwork has been featured in pop-up galleries around New York. You can follow her on Twitter. Extended staff profile here.



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