New Clone Wars Season 5 Info from Star Wars Weekends [UPDATED]

Dave Filoni, supervising director of The Clone Wars animated TV show, was part of a Q&A during Star Wars Weekends at Disney World in Florida today. Filoni provided plenty of hints and new pieces of information about Season 5 of The Clone Wars. We've collected the information, reported by Tosche Station Radio, below.
  • The Onderon arc will tie in with the formation of Rebels and will foreshadow the Rebel Alliance.
  • Season 5 will expand on Darth Maul and show all his mechanations as a Sith. We'll learn more about Maul's resurrection and Mother Talzin in future episodes. As far as why Maul was brought back? "George told me to", says Filoni.
  • Dave says that there are more tough times ahead for Obi-Wan Kenobi. Considering he got beat up pretty often and ruthlessly in the second half of Season 4, fans may have expected a break for the Jedi Master. But with Darth Maul alive, Obi-Wan is probably in for an awful ride. On Obi-Wan's relationship with Duchess Satine, Filoni remarked that "Sorrow can be so sweet sometimes."
  • Asajj Ventress with pair up with someone more interesting than Obi-Wan in the show.
  • Fives, the ARC trooper and only remaining member of the Domino Squad, will be appear again as a main character.
  • An episode of Season 5 might premiere at Star Wars Celebration VI in August.
Thanks to Tosche Station for providing excellent coverage of the event for those who couldn't attend! [UPDATE] A new clip from Season 5 was shown during the event, and it has now appeared online courtesy of Youtube. The clip shows the bounty hunter Embo engaging Anakin, Padme, and Rush Clovis in snowy chase. Via:  

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