Lucasfilm has released the following new clips from Star Wars: The Clone Wars season 5, premiering on Saturday, September 29, 2012, at 9:30 AM (ET/PT) on Cartoon Network. The new season promises to bring the events of the series closer to the turn of the third live-action movie Revenge of the Sith.
The press announcement from Lucasfilm follows:
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Returns Saturday, September 29th at 9:30am
Cartoon Network and Lucasfilm Animation present the Season Five premiere of Star Wars: The Clone Wars this Saturday, September 29 at 9:30 a.m. Continuing the story from the epic Season Four finale, Season Five begins with “Revival.” Darth Maul and Savage Opress are reunited and brimming with rage. They bring terror across the galaxy, invading other worlds and forcibly recruiting Hondo and his pirates into their army. Brave Jedi confront the brothers in an effort to stop them and must fight for their lives while vying to save the Republic.
Season Five Summary:
The shadow of the dark side falls upon Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season Five as the series moves closer to the grim events of Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith. The big-screen action, unforgettable characters, and rousing adventure of the Star Wars Saga continue, as Jedi heroes face a galaxy of foes. With unparalleled visuals, sound, action and adventure, Star Wars: The Clone Wars continues the cinematic saga with the equivalent of a short animated Star Wars movie each week. Season Five is filled with explosive action, exotic worlds, intriguing characters and shocking turns as several major players face their destinies as the galaxy plunges into darkness.