Lego shorts based on “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” characters to begin airing Feb. 15 on Disney XD

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Coming right on the heels of an all-new Lego Star Wars animated series on Disney XD, the channel has also announced a new mini-series called “Lego Star Wars: The Resistance Rises”.

The series will focus on the events just before the First Order’s attack on Jakku that opened “The Force Awakens” as well as “tell never-before-told stories including Kylo Ren, Han Solo, Finn, Rey, BB-8, Maz Kanata and more.”

The first episode, titled “Lego Star Wars: The Resistance Rises – Poe to the Rescue”, debuts on Monday, Feb. 15 at 8:00pm after the finale of “Gravity Falls” and centers on Poe coming to the rescue of Admiral Ackbar, who is being held prisoner by Captain Phasma. This episode will also feature Kylo Ren, BB-8, and C-3PO.

Disney XD has released a sneak peek of the show:


LEGO STAR WARS: THE RESISTANCE RISES - "LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises" features popular heroes and villains of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in a new action-adventure comedy series of shorts on Disney XD. (Disney XD) C-3PO, POE DAMERON


No further information was given on when, or how many, future episodes will air.

Disney XD is also introducing a new series called “Lego Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures” that will begin airing its first season this summer.

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