Monday, July 3, 2017

Forces of Destiny: Sands of Jakku

By: Dominic Jones

Lucasfilm and Disney have released the first 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 first episode, titled "Sands of Jakku," focuses on Rey in the moments after her fateful first meeting with BB-8 in The Force Awakens.  "Sands of Jakku" sees Daisy Ridley return to voice Rey and also features an introductory voice over from Lupita Nyong'o as Maz Kanata.  Check out the episode below,

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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