Kilian Plunkett Talks About Ralph McQuarrie Influence On Star Wars Rebels

We’ve been enjoying quite a few amazing interviews lately that have been conducted with the masterminds behind the production of the upcoming Star Wars Rebels animated TV series, and this latest piece certainly continues that trend. Disney Insider recently spent some time talking with Rebels art director Kilian Plunkett about how the iconic work of legendary artist Ralph McQuarrie has been a driving force behind the creation of this new entry in the Star Wars saga.

We spoke with Star Wars Rebels art director Kilian Plunkett about the qualities of McQuarrie’s art that make it so timeless, and how the new series stays faithful to the spirit of the first original Star Wars art, produced long before the franchise became what it is today.

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