Lucasfilm has officially announced on the Star Wars website a new animated series coming to Disney XD this Fall. The series will be titled STAR WARS RESISTANCE, and will be set prior to THE FORCE AWAKENS.
Created by Dave Filoni, STAR WARS RESISTANCE will be about a young Resistance pilot named Kazuda Xiono. There will be familiar character in the show, like Poe Dameron and Captain Phasma. Both of which will be voiced by the actors who play them in the Sequel Trilogy.
There are some familiar names on the production team. The series will be executive-produced by Athena Portillio, Brandon Auman, and Justin Ridge. Amy Beth Christenson will art-direct the show. All of these people worked on STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS and STAR WARS REBELS, so they have more than proven themselves when it comes to creating amazing Star Wars stories.
The voice cast for the series includes Christopher Sean, Suzie McGrath, Scott Lawrence, Myrna Velasco, Josh Brener, Donald Faison, Bobby Moynihan, Jim Rash, and Rachel Butera.
For the official press release, on Star Wars dot com, click here. Are you as excited as I am for this series? Let me know in the comments below. May the Force be with you.