Newswire: It looks like someone from Rogue One will pop up on Star Wars Rebels
(Thanks to the magic of prequels, the following story does not actually contain any spoilers for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. However, it may contain a spoiler for the Star Wars Rebels TV show, so consider this a warning.)
Disney XD’s Star Wars Rebels cartoon has done a good job embracing the larger Star Wars universe and occasionally tying up plot points from the prequel movies or the Clone Wars TV show, whether it’s a pair of famous droids making an appearance or finally giving Ahsoka Tano and Anakin Skywalker a chance to reconnect. With a new movie in theaters that takes place just a few years after the show, though, Rebels now has a bunch of new stuff it can reference or foreshadow without disrupting the canon at all.
In fact, according to some Bothan spies, an actual character from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story …