'The Force Awakens' characters to appear in new LEGO 'Star Wars' series
BB-8 is rolling into LEGO Star Wars. Disney XD announced Friday it will premiere LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises, a new series of animated shorts featuring The Force Awakens characters.
The series covers the events before the First Order’s attack on Jakku and includes characters like Kylo Ren, BB-8, Captain Phasma, and Poe Dameron. The first episode, “Poe to the Rescue,” tells the story of the Resistance pilot heading to help Admiral Ackbar escape from the clutches of Kylo Ren’s trusted Captain Phasma. Future episodes will also show Finn, Rey, Maz Kanata, and Han Solo in action. Watch a clip from the series above.
LEGO Star Wars: The Resistance Rises debuts Monday, Feb. 15 at 8 p.m. ET on Disney XD.