Star Wars Resistance Trailer Features Major Force Awakens Moment

Star Wars Resistance

Star Wars Resistance catches up to the events of 2015's Star Wars: The Force Awakens in the midseason trailer for the Disney Channel animated series.

The new footage depicts the arrival of the First Order on the Colossus, the refueling station that serves as the show's primary setting. As protagonist Kaz Xiono continues to spy on the First Order for the Resistance, the series recreates the pivotal moment from The Force Awakens when General Hux officially declares war on the New Republic before using Starkiller Base to destroy the Hosnian System.

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"We are the Resistance now," Kaz declares in the trailer. "And we're taking back the Colossus."

As the fight to liberate the Colossus from the First Order intensifies, Kaz and his friends can no longer stand idle as they are drawn into the galaxy-spanning conflict.

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Airing Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT on the Disney Channel, Star Wars Resistance stars Christopher Sean as Kazuda Xiono, Suzie McGrath as Tam Ryvora, Scott Lawrence as Jarek Yeager, Myrna Velasco as Torra Doza, Josh Brener as Neeku Vozo, Donald Faison as Hype Fazon, Jim Rash as Flix, Bobby Moynihan as Orka and Rachel Butera as General Leia Organa, with Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, Adam Driver as Kylo Ren, Gwendoline Christie as Captain Phasma and Elijah Wood as Jace Rucklin. The series returns for its midseason premiere on January 13.

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