Star Wars Resistance Premiere Date Unveiled

Star Wars fans, it’s time to rejoice, as Disney has just unveiled the premiere date for the brand new animated series, Star Wars Resistance, in the show’s first trailer. Coming from Star Wars Rebels show runner and creator, Dave Filoni, Star Wars Resistance will debut with a one-hour premiere on Disney Channel, DisneyNOW, and Disney Channel VOD on Sunday, October 7 at 10 p.m. ET.

Star Wars Resistance will tell the story of Kazuda Xiono, aka Kaz, who is a young pilot brought into the Resistance to spy on an emerging threat in the galaxy: the First Order. If it wasn’t evident by the show’s title and synopsis, Resistance will take place before The Force Awakens. Much to fans’ delight, the show will feature a handful of familiar characters, such as Poe Dameron (voiced by Oscar Isaac), Captain Phasma (Gwendoline Christie), BB-8, and General Leia Organa, who will be portrayed by Rachel Butera. Other cast members include Christopher Sean as Kazuda Xiono, Josh Brener as Neeku Vozo, Donald Faison as Hype Fazon, Scott Lawrence as Jarek Yeager, Suzie McGrath as Tam Ryvora, Myrna Velasco as Torra Doza, Jim Rash as Flix, and Bobby Moynihan as Orka.

Aside from Star Wars Resistance, there’s much to be excited about in the Star Wars Universe: Episode IX arrives in theaters in December of 2019; John Favreau’s live-action series is in development and will debut on Disney’s upcoming streaming platform; Respawn Entertainment’s Jedi: Fallen Order video game releases in holiday of 2019; and, of course, the beloved series, Clone Wars, will be coming back for a final 12-episode season to give the show a proper ending, also on Disney’s streaming service. For everything Star Wars, be sure to keep your browsers locked to Geeks + Gamers!

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Tony Sin

Tony is a 29-year-old Game Design student from Akron, Ohio. A lifelong gamer, Tony has been playing since receiving an SNES along with Super Mario World for his 5th birthday. He is an avid Xbox fan, though he tends to dabble in some PC gaming from time to time. Some of his favorite games and franchises are Mass Effect, The Elder Scrolls, Halo, Batman: Arkham, Assassin’s Creed, Bioshock Infinite, and Quantum Break, just to name a few. Aside from gaming, Tony is a huge movie fan, with the Star Wars franchise being his all-time favorite movies. Constantly delving into the video games, comics, novels, television series, and films, he looks forward to any new installments in the stories. Marvel’s films and respective Netflix series are also in constant rotation in Tony’s home. Other favorite films include The Dark Knight trilogy, Requiem for a Dream, Donnie Darko, and The Hateful Eight, amongst many more. When not gaming, streaming on his Twitch channel, or mentally living in a galaxy far, far away, Tony enjoys listening to and creating music, reading comics and novels, binge watching shows on Netflix, and spending time with friends and family.

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