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One of the biggest announcements from Star Wars Celebration Europe recently was the news that Grand Admiral Thrawn would be featuring in the Star Wars: Rebels animated series. However, the news (revealed at the Rebels panel) was also accompanied by the reveal that a new Thrawn novel will hit shelves next year.

The book, titled Star Wars: Thrawn (the first canon novel to feature Thrawn), will be written by Thrawn trilogy author Timothy Zahn. In a video message broadcast to attendees at the Rebels panel, Zahn said:

“I want to take this opportunity to thank Dave Filoni and the rest of the Rebels crew for the incredible honor they have afforded me. I’m afraid I can’t reveal anything more than what you’ve already seen and heard. But I am very pleased with the direction they’re taking Grand Admiral Thrawn.”

The book is also Zahn’s first canon Star Wars novel.

Star Wars: Thrawn is scheduled for release in April 2017.

Thoughts on this news? Are you planning on reading Star Wars: Thrawn?


By Ruari Williamson

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