The animated spinoff of the famous series “Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” “Star Wars: The Bad Batch” launched on May 4, 2021. The story depicts a group of “improved” clones who find themselves on the wrong side of the Empire after Emperor Palpatine (Ian McDiarmid) issues Order 66, the mandate to exterminate the Jedi.
Season 1 of “Bad Batch” is about Clone Force 99, better known as “the Bad Batch,” quitting the military and becoming mercenaries for hire, while also embracing Omega (Michelle Ang), a kid clone who shares their DNA, as a new member of their organization.
Also in Season 1, Dee Bradley Baker's Hunter, Wrecker, Tech, and Echo find themselves at conflict with their former squadmate Crosshair, who has opted to remain loyal to the Empire. Tapioca, the capital city of the planet Kamino and headquarters of the Empire's cloning program, was destroyed after the season.
Since then, fans have been eager to learn the fate of Clone Force 99 and the Empire's transformation into its familiar shape from the original “Star Wars” trilogy.
When will Bad Batch Season 2 be Released?
According to Deadline, the second season of “Bad Batch” will broadcast on January 4, 2023. Filoni announced Disney's D23 Expo on Saturday. Additionally, Disney revealed that Season 2 will consist of sixteen episodes (via TV Line).
A couple of months later than anticipated. According to the Season 2 trailer for “Bad Batch” that was posted in May, Season 2 was scheduled to premiere in “Autumn 2022.” The delay is undoubtedly regrettable, but at least we now have a specific release date.
Who is the Cast in Star Wars: The Bad Batch Season 2?
Currently, we anticipate the return of many of the recurring voice actors. Because they are all clones, Dee Bradley Baker must voice Tech, Crosshair, Hunter, Echo, and Wrecker. Baker also voices more cloned characters, maintaining this uniformity.
Omega should continue to be done by Michelle Ang, and Lama Su, the prime minister of Kamino, should continue to be portrayed by Bob Bergen. Freddie Prinze Jr. is unlikely to switch from padawan Caleb Dume, and neither will Gwendoline Yheo's cloning scientist Nala Se unless a dramatic change occurs. This section will be updated when we have more information on the finale.
What is the Plot of Bad Batch Season 2
The trailer offers us a decent picture of the show's direction. After the destruction of their homeworld, the members of the Bad Batch will hunt for a new one. Still, on the run from the Empire, Hunter states that they will need “all the allies they can get.” As usual, there will be several smuggling missions and robberies.
Crosshair's plot will play a significant role in Season 2. After Season 1, he contemplated leaving the Empire to rejoin his former allies before opting to remain Imperial. The “will he or won't he?” dynamic will likely continue to play out in the upcoming season.
Season 2 will also investigate potential subsidiary storylines. After the first season, Kaminoan geneticist Nala Se (Gwendoline Yeo) is transferred to another Imperial facility to pursue a mystery new cloning operation. Does this indicate a new secret project using clone troopers or something else entirely?
Above all else, the show will continue to focus on a gang of cloned ex-soldiers attempting to navigate a strange new environment.