Hostage Crisis

The Clone WarsA group of bounty hunters, led by Cade Bane, infiltrate the Senate building. Taking a group of Senators hostage, they demand the release of Ziro the Hutt. Anakin, who has given his lightsaber to Padme as a sign of trust, must find a way to free the captives without allowing them to come to harm.

written by Eoghan Mahony
directed by Giancarlo Volpe
music by Kevin Kiner / original Star Wars themes by John Williams

Cast: Corey Burton (Cade Bane / Ziro the Hutt / Shanan Alama), Tom Kane (Senate Guard Captain / Narrator), David Acord (Senate Guards / Servant Droid), Matthew Wood (3D / Senate Guards / Commando Droid), Matt Lanter (Anakin Skywalker), Catherine Taber (Padmé Amidala / Betty Droid), Dee Bradley Baker (Robonino / Onaconda Farr / Commander Fox / clone troopers), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Phil Lamarr (Bail Organa / Senator Philo / Orn Free Taa), Ian Abercrombie (Chancellor Palpatine), Jaime King (Aurra Sing)

LogBook entry by Philip R. Frey

Notes:This episode concludes the first season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars. It is production number 2/4.

Jedi Fortune Cookie: “A secret shared is a trust formed.”

Aurra Sing first appeared as a background character in Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace. Her unique look made her a favorite of Expanded Universe authors and she gained a great deal of fame, including rumors that she would be instrumental in Episode II. These rumors proved to be false.

Jamie King first hit the scene as a model using the name James King, before trasitioning to acting and her birth name. Her previous genre work includes the films Sin City and The Spirit.

Eoghan Mahony has previously worked as a writer and story editor on Rome, Drive and The Mentalist.