Sarah Michelle Gellar Finally Reveals Her Role on Star Wars Rebels
Gellar will also have a chance to have some fun interaction with her offscreen husband, Freddie Prinze Jr., who voices Kanaan:
We're excited for the character, but this is a little bit of a disappointment, especially since she seemed to be explicitly teasing Princess Leia on social media just a few days ago:
I'm super excited to announce that I will be on the #StarWarsRebels panel at #NYCC on 10/8, 1:30pm, on the Empire Stage (of course). Hope to see you there! #StarWars @starwars Now whatever should I wear?
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Princess Leia would have been a great opportunity for our favorite female superhero to play another strong female character. But then again, the Seventh Sister looks pretty bad-ass, and we need more female villains just as much as we need more female heroes:
Representing strong female characters is clearly very important to Gellar, as she reassured fans that she's a huge fan of the Star Wars franchise, partially as a result of the gender equality:
Star Wars Rebels returns for its second season on October 14 on Disney XD.