On the heels of the exciting season finale of Star Wars Rebels comes news that there will be a new member of the cast in season two – Sarah Michelle Gellar! Entertainment Weekly reports that the casting announcement was made official during media presentations by Disney.
Gellar also confirmed it via her official Twitter account earlier this afternoon:
— Sarah Michelle (@SarahMGellar) March 3, 2015
Here’s what Dave Filoni had to say about the casting:
“We’re thrilled to have Sarah Michelle Gellar on board for season two,” executive producer Dave Filoni said. “She is a true Star Wars Rebels fan and her passion undoubtedly comes through in the voice recording sessions.”
The former star of Buffy the Vampire Slayer will be joining her husband on the show, Freddie Prinze, Jr., who provides the voice of Kanan Jarrus. No word yet on role she will be playing.
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