“Star Wars Rebels” may have ended last week, but that doesn’t mean we wont be getting any new “Star Wars” animation anytime soon, as Lucasfilm has just announced that eight new episodes of “Star Wars Forces of Destiny” are premiering this Monday March 19th on the Disney YouTube channel, and then on March 25th on Disney Channel.
Here is the official press release for these new episodes of “Star Wars Forces of Destiny” sent to us from Lucasfilm, which includes descriptions on all eight new episodes, as well some new images from them, and also reveals that Mark Hamill will be voicing Luke in one of the new episodes!
“Star Wars Forces of Destiny” Returns
March 19th on Disney YouTube and March 25th on Disney Channel
Star Wars Forces of Destiny returns Monday, March 19th with all-new adventures for heroes throughout the Star Wars saga. Following the debut starting at 10:00am PST on Disney YouTube, there will be a can’t-miss TV special to follow on Disney Channel on March 25th at 9:50pm ET/PT immediately after the broadcast premiere of Zootopia.
Talent from across Star Wars films and TV reprise their roles – Mark Hamill (Luke), Daisy Ridley (Rey), John Boyega (Finn), Lupita Nyong’o (Maz), Kelly Marie Tran (Rose), Tiya Sircar (Sabine), Ashley Eckstein (Ahsoka), Vanessa Marshall (Hera), Catherine Taber (Padmé) and Matt Lanter (Anakin), among others.
Developed by Lucasfilm Animation, Star Wars Forces of Destiny features tales of perseverance, ingenuity and grit, revealing that the smallest choices have the power to shape one’s destiny.
Television special featuring all 8 episodes will follow on MONDAY, MARCH 25 (9:50 p.m. ET/PT) on Disney Channel.
Episodic descriptions below:
“Hasty Departure” –
Hera and Sabine liberate an Imperial shuttle only to find they have unexpected cargo – troopers!
“Unexpected Company” –
Upset when Ahsoka joins a mission set for just he and Padmé, Anakin puts them on a dangerous path. Working alongside the secret couple, Ahsoka helps save the day.
“Shuttle Shock” –
On their approach to Canto Bight, Finn and Rose learn to work together to navigate a pod of dangerous creatures.
“Jyn’s Trade” –
Jyn helps a young thief learn a valuable lesson.
“Run Rey Run” –
While scavenging inside a Star Destroyer, Rey is cornered by competition on the hunt for a valuable part.
“Bounty Hunted” –
Maz Kanata helps Leia, Chewbacca and R2-D2 with a clever plan to free Han from Jabba the Hutt.
“The Path Ahead” –
Training with Master Yoda in the swamps of Dagobah, Luke learns an important lesson.
“Porg Problems” –
Rey has her training interrupted by some very mischievous porgs.