Thursday, August 5, 2021

Disney+ Renews 'Star Wars: The Bad Batch' for Season 2

Disney+ has today renewed its original animated series Star Wars: The Bad Batch for a second season. The series will return with new episodes in 2022.

Dave Filoni, Athena Portillo, Brad Rau, Jennifer Corbett and Carrie Beck serve as executive producers. Rau also serves as supervising director while Corbett is the head writer.

"Fans have enthusiastically embraced the action and drama of Star Wars: The Bad Batch, and we are excited to see the Star Wars animated universe continue to expand on Disney+," said Michael Paull, President of Disney+ and ESPN+. "As the dedicated streaming home for the Star Wars franchise, we can't wait for the second season of this fan-favorite animated series."

"The entire Lucasfilm Animation team and I would like to thank Disney+ and our fans for the opportunity to continue telling the story of the Bad Batch," added Filoni.