The new animated adventure series takes place prior to the events of The Force Awakens and follows Kazuda Xiono, a young pilot recruited by the Resistance for a top-secret mission to spy on the growing threat of the First Order.
In the one-hour premiere titled The Recruit, Poe and BB-8 assign newly-appointed spy Kazuda to the Colossus, a massive aircraft re-fueling platform on an outer rim water planet, home to colorful new aliens, droids and creatures. While undercover, Kazuda works as a mechanic and lives with Poe’s old friend Yeager, a veteran pilot who operates a starship repair shop run by his crew: Tam, Neeku and their old battered astromech droid, Bucket. Kazuda soon finds himself in over his head with his newfound friend BB-8 as he’ll have to compete in dangerous sky races, keep his mission a secret from his newfound family, and avoid the danger of the First Order.
The voice cast includes Christopher Sean (Days of Our Lives) as Kazuda Xiono; Suzie McGrath (EastEnders) as Tam Ryvora; Scott Lawrence (Legion) as Jarek Yeager; Myrna Velasco (Elena of Avalor) as Torra Doza; Josh Brener (Silicon Valley) as Neeku Vozo; Donald Faison (Scrubs) as Hype Fazon; Jim Rash (Community) and Bobby Moynihan (DuckTales) as Flix and Orka, respectively; Oscar Isaac (Star Wars: The Last Jedi) as Poe Dameron; Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones) as Captain Phasma; and Rachel Butera (Tammy’s Tiny Tea Time) as General Leia Organa.
Disney XD UK includes a mix of live-action and animated programming. Branded content, from short-form to series, spanning television, online and VOD platforms, including Marvel Spider-Man, Marvel Avengers: Secret Wars, Milo Murphy’s Law, and Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures.
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