'LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises' Short-Form Series to Air on Disney XD

Fans of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" will soon see new adventures starring the characters introduced in the latest "Star Wars" film. Disney has announced that a new animated short-form series titled "LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises" will air on Disney XD, starting this Monday, February 15.

The series takes place prior to the events of "Force Awakens" and will tell all-new stories starring characters from "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" -- including Kylo Ren, Poe Dameron, Han Solo, Finn, Rey, BB-8, Maz Kanata and more

The first episode, titled "Poe to the Rescue," will air immediately following the finale of "Gravity Falls." The episode description states that the episode will "follow Resistance pilot Poe Dameron as he comes to the aid of Admiral Ackbar who is being held captive by Captain Phasma." Kylo Ren, C-3PO and BB-8 will also appear in the short.

"LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises" debuts on Monday, February 15 following the "Gravity Falls" finale on Disney XD.

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