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‘Star Wars’ TV Series Renewed — Midseason Premiere Set for This Weekend

Jan 9, 2019  •  Post A Comment

An action-packed “Star Wars” series returns this Sunday with its season one midseason premiere, and has been picked up for a second season. Disney Channel announced the renewal today for the animated series “Star Wars Resistance.”

Season two will premiere in fall 2019.

Disney Channel also released a trailer for the midseason premiere, which you can see below.

The series follows Kazuda Xiono (‘Kaz’), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.

The voice cast includes Christopher Sean (“Days of Our Lives”) as Kazuda Xiono; Suzie McGrath (“East Enders”) as Tam Ryvora; Scott Lawrence (“Legion”) as Jarek Yeager; Myrna Velasco (“Elena of Avalor”) as Torra Doza; Josh Brener (“Silicon Valley”) as Neeku Vozo; Donald Faison (“Scrubs”) as Hype Fazon; Jim Rash (“Community”) and Bobby Moynihan (“DuckTales”) as Flix and Orka, respectively; Oscar Isaac (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”) as Poe Dameron and Gwendoline Christie (“Game of Thrones”) as Captain Phasma.

Lucasfilm Animation veteran Dave Filoni (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” “Star Wars Rebels”) created the series; Athena Portillo (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” “Star Wars Rebels”), Justin Ridge (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” “Star Wars Rebels”) and Brandon Auman (“Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles”) are executive producers; and Amy Beth Christenson (“Star Wars: The Clone Wars,” “Star Wars Rebels”) is art director.

Here’s the new trailer …

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