Disney XD and Lucasfilm have released a statement that Sarah Michelle Gellar is in fact playing the “Seventh Sister Inquisitor”. The question now becomes who is she really? A fallen padawan? Something completely new? A character from the expanded universe? Time will tell. Check out the official statement and video below!
Press Release: Sarah Michelle Gellar will be featured as the cunning and crafty Seventh Sister Inquisitor in the transformative second season of Star Wars Rebels. A master of deception, the Seventh Sister Inquisitor is tasked by Darth Vader to track down the rebels and capture any surviving Jedi. She’s conniving, manipulative, and deadly with a lightsaber.
Sarah Michelle Gellar will also be part of the “Star Wars Rebels” Panel at New York Comic-Con next Thursday, October 8th.
All-new episodes of “Star Wars Rebels” return WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14 (9:30 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney XD.