Disney Channel has premiered the first-look trailer for “Star Wars: Resistance,” the new animated series set within the “Star Wars” universe. In addition, a premiere date has been announced with the show to launch on Sunday October 7th.
Set before the events of ‘The Force Awakens,’ the series follows Kazuda ‘Kaz’ Xiono (Christopher Sean), a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.
He’s appointed to the Colossus, a massive aircraft re-fueling platform on an outer-rim water planet that’s home to colorful new aliens, droids and creatures. While undercover, Kaz works as a mechanic and lives with Poe Dameron’s old friend Yeager (Scott Lawrence), a veteran pilot who operates a starship repair shop run by his crew: Tam (Suzie McGrath), Neeku (Josh Brener) and their old battered astromech droid, Bucket.
Oscar Isaac, Donald Faison, Jim Rash, Bobby Moynihan, Gwendoline Christie, Myrna Velasco and Rachel Butera lend their voices to the series created by Lucasfilm Animation veteran Dave Filoni and executive produced by Athena Portillo, Justin Ridge and Brandon Auman.