By Curt Wagner, @ShowPatrol
8:23 AM CDT, September 27, 2012
With the Season 5 premiere of "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" just a few days away, Cartoon Network and Lucasfilm Animation have released another clip from the season that's bursting with "Star Wars" mythology.
In the clip, Darth Maul (voiced by Sam Witwer), Savage Opress (Clancy Brown), Mandalorian Pre Vizsla (Jon Favreau) and the Death Watch meet up with the leaders of the criminal organization Black Sun on the planet Mustafar.
Black Sun made its first appearance in the 1996 "Star Wars" novel "Shadows of the Empire," while Mustafar is the planet where Obi-wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker had their final duel in "Star Wars: Episode III, Revenge of the Sith." "Clone Wars" leads up to the action in "Revenge of the Sith."
The Season 5 premiere, titled "Revival," debuts in the show's new Saturday spot at 8:30 a.m. CT Sept. 29 on Cartoon Network. Here's what the network said about the premiere: "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."
Check out the link in the "related" column to the left to see more Season 5 previews and a gallery of photos.
Season 5 Summary
The shadow of the dark side falls upon "Star Wars: The Clone Wars" Season 5 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 5 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.
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