A new crop of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny animated shorts are on the way, with talent from across the Galaxy Far, Far Away’s films and TV series reprising their roles.
Mark Hamill returns as young Luke Skywalker in an untold story from his Jedi training days on Dagobah with Master Yoda. His Episode VIII: The Last Jedi co-stars Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Lupita Nyong’o and Kelly Marie Tran also return for several adventures spanning the Star Wars saga’s timeline.
Matt Lanter and Catherine Taber return as Clone Wars’ star-crossed secret couple Anakin Skywalker and Padme Amidala, joined by third wheel Ahsoka Tano (played once again by Ashley Eckstein, of course).
Vanessa Marshall and Tiya Sircar return as Rebels’ Hera Syndulla and Sabine Wren as well.
The new Forces of Destiny adventures will debut 10 a.m. Pacific March 19 on Disney’s YouTube Channel, followed by a Disney Channel TV special at 9:50 a.m. Eastern/Pacific March 25, right after the broadcast premiere of Disney’s Zootopia.
Star Wars: Forces of Destiny highlights tales of perseverance, ingenuity and grit, revealing that the smallest choices have the power to shape one’s destiny.
Here are descriptions and sneak peeks of the new episodes, courtesy Lucasfilm Animation:
“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.
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