Speaking to us over Zoom forward of the present’s premiere, producer Brad Rau defined that it was sequence creator Dave Filoni who got here up with the thought to deliver again Caleb, alongside together with his grasp Depa Billaba, so as to discover Order 66 by means of “a Jedi dynamic between master and padawan.” Recording the scene was very emotional, based on Rau.
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Indeed, Hunter’s resolution to disobey orders within the opening scene will later lead him and a lot of the Bad Batch to defect from the Empire and carve out their very own path. And whereas Hunter can’t save Caleb throughout Order 66, he will get a second probability with Omega.
As for Caleb, the scene is a second of change for him, too. Order 66 won’t solely power him to enter hiding and ultimately change his identify to Kanan Jarrus however it can inform his mistrust of clones and reluctance to show Ezra Bridge the methods of the Force on Rebels. He additionally by no means noticed Depa Billaba
Caleb’s journey instantly after Order 66 and Depa Billaba’s dying was explored additional within the 12-issue Marvel comedian guide sequence Kanan by Greg Weisman and Pepe Larraz.
“Aftermath” provides followers the possibility to relive one of many greatest moments in Revenge of the Sith, as a horribly scarred Supreme Chancellor Palpatine seems earlier than the Senate to re-organize the Republic into the Empire. In the film, we watch this scene from Senators Padme Amidala and Bail Organa’s views.