Disney continues to find outlets for its “Star Wars” franchise, announcing that production has begun on “Star Wars Resistance,” an anime-inspired series focused on the time period prior to the events of “The Force Awakens.”
The animated adventure series tracks 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.
The series will premiere this fall on Disney Channel, followed by a rollout on Disney XD and around the world.
“Star Wars Resistance” will feature the beloved droid BB-8 alongside ace pilots, colorful new characters and appearances by fan favorites, including Poe Dameron and Captain Phasma, voiced by actors Oscar Isaac and Gwendoline Christie, respectively, Disney announced.
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