Darth Maul returns in action-packed new Clone Wars clip

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Dec 17, 2012

Star Wars fans, take note: We're less than a week away from the premiere of The Clone Wars. Come Saturday, arguably the best, most nuanced take on Lucas' flagship franchise will be back on the air (eat your heart out, long-rumored live-action series).

Now in its fifth season, The Clone Wars continues to fill in the gray areas of one of the most exciting eras in Star Wars lore, and a new clip from the season premiere shows both the high production values—and the intriguing Sith twists—that are coming our way.

The already-stellar effects look even better this year, and judging by the tense meeting of Darth Maul with the criminal crew Black Sun, things look to get even darker this season.

There are also some quality actors behind those CGI characters, with Jon Favreau, Sam Witwer and a slew of others providing voice work in season five.

Check out the clip below:

Will you be watching?

(Via The Huffington Post)