First Look at Star Wars Resistance Surfaces at French Disney Presentation
At a French presentation being labeled Disney Rendevouz, some new information about the premise of Star Wars Resistance was unveiled.
.@DauvinPauline "#StarWarsResistance, la nouvelle série animée de #LucasFilm arrivera en octobre sur #DisneyXD. Une série résolument tournée vers l’action et l’humour avec la forte présence de #BB8 . " #RDVDisney2018 pic.twitter.com/rqN4pActul
— Hélène Wetzel (@HeleneWetzel_) July 5, 2018
The tweet roughly translates to the following:
Star Wars Resistance, Lucasfilm’s new animated series, will arrive in October on Disney XD. The series is resolutely turned to action and humour with the strong presence of BB-8.
In addition, there’s a – sadly not high-definition – picture of the artwork for the show, which features several new characters and a few returning ones (including what appears to be Captain Cardinal from the Phasma novel):
Yakface shared a color-corrected version of this image through their website:
With the show set to premiere before the year’s end, we should probably see more on Resistance in the next few months. It’s exciting to see more about the Sequel Trilogy Era and this show fleshing the backstory out should do a lot for world-building of the setting.
Grant has been a fan of Star Wars for as long as he can remember, having seen every movie on the big screen. When he’s not hard at work with his college studies, he keeps himself busy by reporting on all kinds of Star Wars news for SWNN and general movie news on the sister site, Movie News Net. He served as a frequent commentator on SWNN’s The Resistance Broadcast.