Exclusive, this Clone War is

Synopsis and a still for the upcoming episode premiere here.

Sky Movies will be premiering a block of four Star Wars: The Clone Wars episodes before anyone else in the world soon, and we’ve managed to get our hands on the official synopsis and a preview still.

The episode in question, ‘The Zillo Beast Strikes Back’ airs at 5.30pm on Saturday 10 April via Sky Movies Premiere and HD.


Episode 19 – The Zillo Beast Strikes Back (Saturday 10 April, 5:30pm)

Synopsis: After taking the Zillo Beast back for study, it escapes from the lab and the Jedi are forced to confront a dangerous situation.

Per Palpatine’s order, Republic forces transport a fearsome Zillo Beast back to Coruscant for scientific study.  Eager to extract the beast’s secrets for military gain, Palpatine orders his lead scientist to examine and subsequently torture it.  Filled with pain and anger, the Zillo Beast escapes from the lab and begins decimating the city.  Soon, Anakin, Padmé and Palpatine find themselves pursued by the beast while the Jedi fight to contain it.  In a climatic showdown, the Jedi are faced with having to save the lives of millions of innocents on Coruscant by destroying the Zillo Beast, the last of its kind.

For our other Clone Wars-related coverage, check out our interviews with voice actors Ashley Eckstein and James Arnold Taylor.