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Disney Channel Orders Second Season of ‘Star Wars Resistance’

Season 2 of high-flying animated series set for fall 2019 premiere; Mid-Season 1 trailer debuts with first look at major villain from ‘The Force Awakens.’

Disney Channel has ordered a second season of Star Wars Resistance, the high-flying animated adventure series created by Lucasfilm Animation veteran Dave Filoni, with a premiere planned for fall 2019.

Set prior to the events of The Force Awakens, 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. Season one continues on Sunday, January 13 (10:00-10:30 p.m. EST/PST), on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW. The mid-season one trailer for Star Wars Resistance, featuring a first look at a major villain from The Force Awakens, was released today on the Star Wars YouTube page:

The Star Wars Resistance 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; Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) as Captain Phasma; and Rachel Butera (Tammy’s Tiny Tea Time) as General Leia Organa.

Created by Filoni (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels), Star Wars Resistance is executive produced by 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), with art direction by Amy Beth Christenson (Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Star Wars Rebels).

Source: Disney Channel

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Formerly Editor-in-Chief of Animation World Network, Jennifer Wolfe has worked in the Media & Entertainment industry as a writer and PR professional since 2003.

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