Cham Syndulla will return to the Star Wars Universe this week on Star Wars Rebels. As it turns out, this resistance fighter from The Clone Wars is also Hera’s father. Check out the clip and images from the upcoming episode titled “Homecoming”. The character will once again be portrayed by Robin Atkin Downes.
Who is Cham Syndulla?
“The freedom fighter Cham Syndulla arose on Ryloth during the Clone Wars, after the Separatists invaded his homeworld. A dedicated fighter with no tolerance for corruption or dishonesty, Syndulla forged an alliance with Mace Windu that brought liberty to his fellow Twi’leks.” – Star Wars.com
Press Release: In need of a carrier to house their growing fleet, Hera must reluctantly reach out to her estranged father Cham Syndulla, who fans first met in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Cham needs help to fight off the Imperial bombing attack on his planet and the rebels need the Imperial carrier. Coordinating on a plan to overtake and steal the carrier housing the bombers, our team discovers that Cham may have a plan of his own.
“Star Wars: The Clone Wars” fans may also recognize a familiar voice when Catherine Taber (“Padme” in “The Clone Wars“) reprises her role as Numa in this episode.
Find out more about Hera’s relationship with her father when “Star Wars Rebels” debuts WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 17 (9:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.