The official Star Wars Twitter account dropped a video detailing the characters for upcoming series Star Wars Resistance. The new animated series focuses on the adventures of Resistance pilot tasked with spying on the First Order. Going undercover, the resistance member, Kazuda joins a racing team called ‘Fireball’ aboard the station Colossus.
— Star Wars (@starwars) August 29, 2018
The video offers some details on ‘Kaz’ and his new teammates. Jarek a former rebellion pilot turned mechanic, Tam also a mechanic and former racer as well as Neeku and a droid called Buckets. The team affectionately referred to themselves ‘Team Fireball’ because the racer has a tendency to catch fire. Star Wars Resistance is set before the events of The Force Awakens.
The series will feature appearances by Leia Organa, Poe Dameron, and Captain Phasma. Oscar Isaac and Gwendoline Christie will voice their characters while Rachel Butera will voice Leia.
Polygon Pictures are the animation studio behind the series. Their work includes most notably Ajin: Demi-Human and Knights of Sidonia.
Star Wars Resistance will premiere October 7th, with regular airing on Disney XD.
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