Friday, July 7, 2017

Forces of Destiny: Beasts of Echo Base

By: Dominic Jones

Lucasfilm and Disney have released the fifth episode of the new animated micro series Star Wars: Forces of Destiny.  The series shines the spotlight on the heroines of the Star Wars galaxy, with each 2-3 minute episode shining the spotlight on a different female hero.  The fifth episode, titled "Beasts of Echo Base," features Princess Leia and R2-D2 rescuing Chewbacca from a Wampa on Hoth.  "The Beasts of Echo Base" stars Shelby Young as Princess Leia, and also features an introductory voice over from Lupita Nyong'o as Maz Kanata.  Check out the episode below,

Catch up on Star Wars: Forces of Destiny below:
Episode 1: "Sands of Jakku"
Episode 2: "BB-8 Bandits" 
New episodes of the series will be released daily, leading up to its broadcast debut on Disney Channel on July 9th, where they will air as interstitials.  Other characters that will appear in future episodes include Jyn Erso, Ahsoka Tano, Leia Organa, Padme Amidala, Sabine Wren, and Hera Syndulla.
Check back for the next episode tomorrow!

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