Star Wars and LEGO fans rejoice! Disney has announced a new animated short-form series set to air on Disney XD beginning TODAY, Feb. 15. And we also have a clip from tonight's episode!
Titled LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises, the series will take place before the events of Star Wars: The Force Awakens and feature brand-new adventures starring Kylo Ren, Poe Dameron, Han Solo, Finn, Rey, Maz Kanata, Captain Phasma and everyone’s favorite new droid BB-8, as well as other The Force Awakens characters.
The five-part animated series will begin with an episode titled “Poe to the Rescue” that'll air immediately following the finale of Gravity Falls. Here's a clip from the episode:
So what’ll happen in “Poe to the Rescue”? The official episode description reveals the episode will “follow Resistance pilot Poe Dameron as he comes to the aid of Admiral Ackbar who is being held captive by Captain Phasma.” It's a trap! (You know I had to say this.) As you can see, fan favorites Kylo Ren, C-3PO and BB-8 also pop up in the short adventure. How cool is that?
LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises premieres Feb. 15, right after the Gravity Falls finale on Disney XD.
(via Spinoff Online)