Start popping that corn… it’s summer, and Lucasfilm and the LEGO Group have a new animated special just around the corner; set shortly after the events of ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker,’ the latest entry in the popular branded cross-saga storytelling hits the streamer August 5.
50¢ movies, hot, lazy days – fond memories of summers past. How the times have changed. But, one thing never changes, and that’s our love of LEGO. And as summer heats up, an all-new animated special from Lucasfilm and the LEGO Group is lurking just around the corner.
LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation, the newest entry in the popular branded cross-saga storytelling series that began with LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special and continued with LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales, premieres August 5 on Disney+. You can find the new trailer and images below.
Looking for a much-needed break from stormtroopers and TIE fighters, Finn arranges a surprise vacation for his friends Rey, Poe, Rose, Chewie, BB-8, R2-D2, and C-3PO, aboard the ultra-luxurious Galactic Starcruiser, the Halcyon. But Finn’s plan to have one last hurrah together quickly goes awry when he’s separated from the group. While searching for his friends, he encounters three Force ghosts: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and Leia Organa, who each share their own unexpected stories of vacations gone wrong, helping him to understand that holidays are about more than just having fun.
LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation features the voices of “Weird Al” Yankovic as Vic Vankoh; Yvette Nicole Brown as Colvett Valeria; Thomas Lennon as Wick Cooper; Paul F. Tompkins as Rad; Dee Bradley Baker as Boba Fett; Ashly Burch as the Tour Droid; Kyliegh Curran as Sidero; Anthony Daniels as C-3PO; Trevor Devall as Emperor Palpatine; Allie Feder as Sy Snootles; Jake Green as Poe Dameron; Matt Lanter as Anakin Skywalker; Ross Marquand as Han Solo; Omar Miller as Finn; Kevin Michael Richardson as Jabba the Hutt; Matt Sloan as Darth Vader; James Arnold Taylor as Obi-Wan Kenobi; Kelly Marie Tran as Rose; Helen Sadler as Rey Skywalker; Billy Dee Williams as Lando (Holovid); Matthew Wood as Ben Solo; and Shelby Young as Leia Organa. It also includes the new original song “Scarif Beach Party” performed by Yankovic.
The film is written and executive produced by David Shayne and directed by Ken Cunningham; James Waugh, Josh Rimes, Jacqui Lopez, Jill Wilfert, Jason Cosler, Keith Malone, and Jennifer Twiner Mccarron also serve as executive producers. LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation is produced in collaboration with Atomic Cartoons.
Check out the LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation trailer: