The all-new animated series Star Wars Resistance will bring some of the
In the series, "Resistance fighter Poe Dameron tasks young pilot
The series also stars Christopher Sean (Days of Our Lives), Suzie McGrath (East Enders), Scott Lawrence (Legion), Myrna Velasco (Elena of Avalor), Josh Brener (Silicon Valley), Donald Faison (Scrubs), Bobby Moynihan (Saturday Night Live), and Jim Rash (Community).
“The idea for Star Wars Resistance came out of my interest in World War II aircraft and fighter pilots,” co-creator Dave Filoni shared in a statement. “My grandfather was a pilot and my uncle flew and restored planes, so that’s been a big influence on me. There’s a long history of high-speed racing in Star Wars, and I think we’ve captured that sense of excitement in an anime-inspired style, which is something the entire team has been wanting to do for a long time.”
The series takes place after the events of Return of the Jedi and leading up to the events of The Force Awakens. This is previously unexplored territory for an animated series, with Star Wars: The Clone Wars exploring the titular conflict and Star Wars Rebels focusing on the events leading up to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Rebels concluded by showing two of the series' characters surviving to the timeframe of Resistance, leading many of us to wonder if Sabine and Ahsoka could drop by and get involved with the Resistance.
Fans will find out what adventures the series has in store when Star Wars Resistance premieres on Sunday, October 7th at 10 pm ET on the Disney Channel and Disney Now.1comments
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[H/T Entertainment Weekly]