Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum Sarah Michelle Gellar has joined the voice cast of Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels, The Hollywood Reporter has learned.
Details on just which character Gellar will voice in season two of the animated series are being kept under wraps.
The actress, who recently starred on CBS comedy The Crazy Ones, will join a voice cast that includes her husband, Freddie Prinze Jr., as well as Vanessa Marshall, Steve Blum, Tiya Sircar, Taylor Grayand David Oyelowo.
“We’re thrilled to have Sarah Michelle Gellar on board for season two. She is a true Star Wars Rebels fan and her passion undoubtedly comes through in the voice-recording sessions,” executive producer/supervising director Dave Filoni said in making the announcement.
Continuing the epic tradition of the legendary Star Wars saga, Star Wars Rebels unfolds between the events of Star Wars episodes III and IV and tells the story of the motley but clever crew of the starship Ghost who together faces threatening new villains, encounters colorful adversaries and embarks on thrilling adventures. In its second season, Star Wars Rebels will feature recurring appearances from fan-favorite characters including Darth Vader and Ahsoka Tano.
For Gellar, the role marks her latest TV voice work in addition to voicing characters onRobot Chicken, American Dad! and The Simpsons, as well as in features like TMNT,Freedom Force, Happily N’Ever After and more. She’s repped by ICM Partners, Brillstein Entertainment and Morris Yorn.
After various international releases in 2009 & 2010 Entertainment One Films has released the first trailer for Veronika Decides to Die starring Sarah Michelle Gellar. The story centers on a severely depressed woman who rediscovers her will to live after learning that she has only days left due to the irreparable damage done to her heart as a result of her recent suicide attempt.
Based on the international best seller by Paulo Coelho, Emily Young (Kiss of Life) directs the film with Sriram Das producing, while Larry Gross and Roberta Hanley adapted the screenplay from Paulo Coelho’s novel. Veronika Decides to Die opens in select theaters and on demand January 20, 2015.
The Crazy Ones
Sarah as Sydney Roberts
Genre:TV Series | Comedy
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