First look at Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, debuting July 3

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Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, the news series of original animated shorts announced before Star Wars Celebration Orlando, will debut online at YouTube.com/Disney on July 3. A new short will premiere online there each day at 10 a.m. Pacific, leading up to their television debut July 9 on Disney Channel.

This being Star Wars and Disney, merchandising is planned, including books, clothing, bedding and Hasbro action figures and roleplay items available starting Aug. 1.

Forces of Destiny, according to Disney, will explore “untold stories that helped shape the destinies of Rey, Jyn Erso, Princess Leia, Sabine Wren, Padmè Amidala, Ahsoka Tano and others.”

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