‘LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises’ – Watch a Clip from the First Episode

     February 12, 2016

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If you’re craving more Star Wars, LEGO is coming to your rescue. A new animated series of shorts, LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises is premiering on Disney XD, and will kick off with the episode “Poe to the Rescue.” The shorts will feature all of the heroes and villains from Star Wars: The Force Awakens.

The Resistance Rises will take place prior to the First Order’s attack on Jakku, and will feature all-new stories starring Han Solo, Finn, Rey, Max Kanata and more. The first episode, “Poe to the Rescue,” focuses on the the resistance pilot coming to the aid of Admiral Ackbar (*not a trap), who is being held captive by Captain Phasma (*possibly a trap). The episode will also feature Kylo Ren, C-3PO, and BB-8. Check out the teaser clip below:


It’s good to see that Phasma’s shiny suit is still on point, even in LEGO form. Also, I feel like this tiny Kylo Ren (more like Crylo Ren, ammirite?) is actually more  frightening and Vader-esque than in The Force Awakens. And finally, look at Poe Dameron’s little five o’clock shadow!

LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises — Poe to the Rescue premieres Monday, February 15th at 8 p.m. on Disney XD after the finale of Gravity Falls, with future episode airdates TBD.

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