Celebrate ‘Star Wars’ Day With ‘Star Wars Rebels’ Trailer

By ABC News

May 4, 2014 12:00am

Say “May the 4th Be With You” out loud and you’ll hear the pun that “Stars Wars” fans worldwide have turned into a rallying cry and an unofficial holiday to proclaim their love of the beloved “Star Wars” story.

Yes, today is “Stars Wars” Day, and as devoted fans celebrate and count down to the 2015 release of “Episode VII,” there’s something new from the franchise to hold them over.

Disney XD is releasing the trailer for “Star Wars Rebels,” the upcoming animated Star Wars TV series, and “Good Morning America” got the global exclusive sneak peek at the trailer.

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“Star Wars Rebels” will continue the legendary saga at a dark time in the galaxy when Imperial forces occupy a remote planet and rule with an iron fist. The special promises new villains and all new action-packed adventures between the crew of starship Ghost and the Empire.

The full trailer will debut during the premiere of LEGO “Star Wars: The New Yoda Chronicles” at 7 p.m. ET on the Disney Channel on Sunday. The series is scheduled to premiere in the fall as a one-hour special.

For now, enjoy the sneak peek and “May the 4th Be With You”!

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