Star Wars: Forces of Destiny returns in October with two half-hour long TV specials on the Disney Channel. Mark October 1st and 29th in your calendar for some more Forces of Destiny featuring the great women of Star Wars, including Leia, Rey, Padme, Ahsoka, and more! Hit the jump to watch the new trailer.
September 28, 2017
The half-hour specials will air on Sunday, October 1 and Sunday, October 29 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on Disney Channel and the Disney Channel App, and feature a total of eight never-before-seen installments. Many of the original talents behind the characters have reprised their roles, including Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, Felicity Jones, Tiya Sircar, Ashley Eckstein, Vanessa Marshall, Catherine Taber, and Matt Lanter, among others. Following the specials, these new shorts will also launch on Disney YouTube.
September 29, 2017
And here’s the official press release for the UK release of the series:
Featuring a total of eight never-before-seen instalments, these specials showcase compilations of the popular animated shorts featuring Rey, Jyn Erso, Sabine Wren, Princess Leia, Ahsoka Tano and PadméAmidala, as well as new episodes including Han Solo, Hera Syndulla, Finn, Maz Kanata and many others.
The first half-hour special debuts on 4th NOVEMBER followed by the second in DECEMBER on Disney Channel and DisneyLife.
Developed by Lucasfilm Animation, “Star Wars Forces of Destiny” showcases how choices both big and small shaped the destinies of beloved characters. Talent from across “Star Wars” films and animated TV series reprise their roles – Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o, Felicity Jones, Tiya Sircar, Ashley Eckstein, Vanessa Marshall, Catherine Taber and Matt Lanter among others.
“Star Wars Forces of Destiny” will also continue to be supported by global product extensions, such as Adventure Figures and role-play from Hasbro, as well as books and comics from Disney Publishing.
With the first eight instalments launching digitally, these new shorts will also launch on Disney YouTube following the Disney Channel specials.