Princess Leia in the upcoming episode titled A Princess on Lothal
Princess Leia in the upcoming episode titled A Princess on LothalYouTube

It seems Princess Leia Organa is all set to make her entry in "Star Wars Rebels" when the show returns from its mid-season break on 20 January, 2016.

According to TV Insider, Leia will appear in a future episode of Season 2, showing fans a side of the princess that has never been seen before.

Dave Filoni, executive producer of the show, said: "We thought we had an opportunity to show her learning to be a leader, experimenting with the personality that becomes the stronger more resolute character you see in 'A New Hope'."

"One of the complex challenges of depicting Leia in Rebels is we have to remind the audience she is part of the Empire at this point. She doesn't believe in the Empire, but she is acting the part, almost a double agent."

However, Carrie Fisher, who reprised the role of Leia in "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," won't be providing voice for the character in the show. Instead, Julie Doan, who voiced Leia in the "Star Wars: Uprising" video game, will voice the iconic character.

Besides Leia, several other characters from the original trilogy will join the series including C-3PO, Yoda, R2-D2, Darth Vader and Lando Calrissian.

Star Wars Rebels is created by Dave Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars), Simon Kinberg (X-Men: Days of Future Past, Sherlock Holmes), and Carrie Beck. The series is executive-produced by Filoni and Kinberg.

The Season 2 voice cast consists of Freddie Prinze Jr as Kanan, Vanessa Marshall as Hera, Steve Blum as Zeb, Tiya Sircar as Sabine, Taylor Gray as Ezra, Ashley Eckstein as Ahsoka Tano, Dee Bradley Baker as Captain Rex, Captain Gregor and Commander Wolffe, David Oyelowo as Agent Kallus and Sarah Michelle Gellar as the Seventh Sister Inquisitor.

Leia will appear in the next episode titled "A Princess on Lothal", which will air on Wednesday, 20 January, on Disney XD.

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