Update: The new “megatrailer” for Season 3 (as Dave Filoni called it) has been placed online by Starwars.com Watch it here.
The following is a report of The Clone Wars season 3 revealed panel from Star Wars Celebration V. Information was reported by EUCantina staff from the panel, via Twitter or email. Possible spoilers were included in this report.
- New battle droids shown for Season 3 of TCW. They were attacking Kamino with Ventress and Grevious.
- The TCW team is so far ahead, that we’re essentially playing Atari while they’re on Xbox 360! They’re already writing Season 5!
- George Lucas wants to develop Ventress more. She has a pretty important story thread in Season 3.
- Dathomir and the Nightsisters in Season 3!
- Witches of Dathomir begin to attack Ventress, but are stopped by their “mother” in the clip.
- According to George Lucas, the Dathomir Nightsisters (Witches) are not necessarily Force users
- The electric bow is nicknamed the “awesome bow.
- TCW really gets into the balance of the Force and The Chosen One in Season 3.
- Dave says Ventress backstory will be explored. Dathomir clip heavily implied that Ventress is from there or has a past there.
- Clip shown of Dooku being attacked by three Jedi assassins who are Force Cloaking (or so it appeared).
- The characters, who had lightsabers, are not confirmed as Jedi, but they sure look like it. Dave doesn’t clarify how they are invisible.
- The characters attempt to blind Dooku with a dart while he sleeps, but he gets up and fights all three, even though he is disoriented.
- Count Dooku has monogrammed PJs in Season 3. :P
- “Grevious is a pretty big pawn, and he’s a terrible character because you feel kind of sympathetic for him.” – Dave Filoni
- Reshowing Maul’s brother clip. We now understand that the woman in the clip is a witch of Dathomir.
- This character is gold and black, to not be confused with Maul.
- Maul’s brother doesn’t talk very much, so when he does speak, you pay very close attention. He has great facial expressions.
- Aurra Sing can not use the Force. She is a bounty hunter only. Dave basically said her previous backstory didn’t happen.
- Comedy is a huge part of Star Wars. You have to have it.
- TCW will run for as long as there is an audience.
- Dave says there will be connections to the classic trilogy in season 3!
- Catherine Winder has moved on from TCW. Cary Silver is the current producer.
- Season 3 mega-trailer shown! Amazing trailer!!! Can’t describe everything shown. Hopefully will be online soon