Disney Channel and Lucasfilm have announced the start of production on the new animated adventure series “Star Wars Resistance”.
Set in the time period just before the events of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” the story follows Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot recruited by the Resistance and tasked with a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.
Beloved droid BB-8 will co-star alongside other ace pilots, colorful new characters and appearances by fan favorites including Poe Dameron and Captain Phasma with Oscar Isaac and Gwendoline Christie respectively reprising their voice roles.
The voice cast also includes: Christopher Sean, Suzie McGrath, Scott Lawrence, Myrna Velasco, Josh Brener, Donald Faison, Bobby Moynihan, Jim Rash and Rachel Butera
“Star Wars: The Clone Wars” and “Star Wars Rebels” executive producers Dave Filoni and Justin Ridge along with art director Amy Beth Christenson return for the new series joined by executive producer Brandon Auman.
No air date has yet been set.