Star Wars: The Bad Batch actor Dee Bradley Baker has teased a bigger season 2 of the Disney+ animated series as the Galactic Empire grows.
Star Wars: The Bad Batch season 2 is finally set to premiere, and one of the series' voice stars teases the story of Omega's growing size and clones after Order 66. The next chapter in the Star Wars animated series has experienced numerous delays and schedule changes, which has become commonplace for many Star Wars streaming projects in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The series followed the fall of the Galactic Republic when a motley crew of genetically modified clones met and took in an improved clone named Omega. Season 1 of Star Wars: The Bad Batch saw the team face challenges big and small as the Lucasfilm universe struggled in serious ways.
In an interview with Collider, Dee Bradley Baker, who voices all the animated clones, teases the wider Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 2. Season 1 was relatively personal and character-centric as it fleshed out the main character, Clone Trooper 99, introduced in the final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and Baker joked that the growing size and power of the Empire would puts extra pressure on the heroes, and it will have varying degrees of impact on the cast that fans already know and attach to. Check out what Baker had to say below:
The key thesis of the season to me is that the Empire is growing bigger, and there's nowhere to run or hide. And that plays out for Omega as it does for the Bad Batch, as it does for Crosshair. And so these are the larger realities of the Star Wars canon that are locking into place and coming into play, and it's spectacularly great Star Wars as far as I'm concerned. I just love it.
How The Bad Batch Season 2 Can Reach New Heights
Dee Bradley Baker's comments definitely sparked extra interest in Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 2. While season 1 flirted with some of the larger Star Wars stories, mostly through its arc with the Kamino clones and glimpses of the Empire's growing power, it deftly placed much of its focus on cultivating the band of characters that The character will go on to guide audiences through one of the most tumultuous periods in the history of the Star Wars canon. Now, it looks like the series will build on the foundations it established in Season 1 and move towards a larger scale as its timeline approaches the events of the Obi-Wan Kenobi series and Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. A Star Wars Story opening video game.
The Bad Batch season 2 trailer has shown fans some exciting cameos, including Senator Bail Organa jumping on a speeding car to apparently escape, and Commanders Cody and Rick The return of Captain Stu, who is looking for clones to force the output of 99 For a mission. What that mission entails remains to be seen, but mentions in the trailer of an increasing number of clones clashing with their orders could herald a clone rebellion, although fans know of a potential clone rebellion from surrounding Star Wars media Only tragedy. The events of season 2 could have serious repercussions for the entire franchise timeline, and could force Omega to step up and emerge as an even stronger leader in the growing anti-Imperial rebellion.
"Star Wars: The Bad Batch" season 2 still has many unanswered questions, and Dee Bradley Baker's comments only add fuel to the growing hype surrounding it. Andor's ending left a gap in Star Wars content, but Omega, Hunter, Wrecker, Tech, Echo, and Crosshair will fill the void ahead of the release of The Mandalorian season 3 in March. Season 1 was a lot of fun for many Star Wars fans, but it looks like season 2 may raise the bar when it premieres the first two of its 16 episodes on January 4 on Disney+.