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"Star Wars: Forces of Destiny is for anyone who has been inspired by Leia's heroism, Rey's courage, or Ahsoka's tenacity....We're thrilled that so many of the original actors are reprising their roles in these shorts which capture the small moments and everyday decisions that shape who these characters are. It is a fun new way for people to experience Star Wars."
Kathleen Kennedy[src]

Star Wars: Forces of Destiny is a canon animated micro-series that takes place around all eras of the Star Wars universe.[1] Consisting of sixteen episodes, it began airing online on the Disney YouTube channel on July 3, 2017, and aired on television on July 9, 2017, after the release of the first eight episodes.[3] It is accompanied by its own toy line and a series of tie-in books.[6] A 5-issue weekly comic book miniseries will begin being released in January, 2018 by IDW Publishing.[7]

DevelopmentEdit

With the debut of the third season of Star Wars Rebels, it was announced that Dave Filoni had stepped down as Supervising Director, in favor of working on "future animation development."[8] Around this time, Jennifer Muro announced on her Twitter page that she was writing for a new Lucasfilm project.[9][10]

The project was first announced in an Entertainment Weekly article on April 13, 2017. It revealed the name of the series, the cast and crew, and that the first eight episodes would be released on Disney's YouTube channel and another eight episodes would air on Disney Channel during the fall.[1] The next day at Celebration Orlando (during the "Heroines of Star Wars" panel) the episode "BB-8 Bandits," which ended up being the second episode released online, was premiered.[2]

ReleaseEdit

As announced on June 27, 2017, the first eight shorts were released on YouTube one a day from July 3 to July 9,[3] when they were released on Disney Channel. In October, eight more episodes were released.[11]

On September 9 during the Forces of Destiny panel on HasCon it was announced that more shorts were planned to be released during 2018.[12]

CreditsEdit

EpisodesEdit

Episode Image Title Original Airdate
1[23] SandsOfJakku "Sands of Jakku"[23]
2[25] BB-8 Bandits Cover "BB-8 Bandits"[2]
3[26] Ewok Escape Cover "Ewok Escape"[26]
4[27] Padawan Path Cover "The Padawan Path"[27]
5[28] Beasts of Echo Base Cover "Beasts of Echo Base"[29]
6[31] The Imposter Inside cover "The Imposter Inside"[31]
7[32] TheStrangerFODCover "The Stranger"[32]
8[33] Bounty of Trouble Cover "Bounty of Trouble"[33]
  • July 9, 2017[33]
  • July 30, 2017 (Disney Channel)[24]
9[34] Newest Recruit Cover "Newest Recruit"[29]
10[36] TrackerTroubleCover "Tracker Trouble"[29]
11[37] Teach You, I Will Cover "Teach You, I Will"[37]
12[38] TheStarfighterStuntCover "The Starfighter Stunt"[38]
13[39] AccidentalAlliesCover "Accidental Allies"[39]
14[41] AnImperialFeastCOver "An Imperial Feast"[41]
15[42] TheHappaboreHazardCover "The Happabore Hazard"[42]
16[43] CrashCourseCover "Crash Course"

BibliographyEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.00 1.01 1.02 1.03 1.04 1.05 1.06 1.07 1.08 1.09 1.10 1.11 1.12 1.13 1.14 1.15 1.16 1.17 1.18 1.19 1.20 1.21 1.22 1.23 1.24 1.25 Breznican, Anthony (2017-04-13). Star Wars highlights female heroes in Forces of Destiny — first look. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on April 13, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 SWCustom-2011 SWCO 2017: 5 Highlights from the "Heroines of Star Wars" Panel on StarWars.com (backup link)
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 SWCustom-2011 Star Wars Forces of Destiny to Debut July 3 on YouTube on StarWars.com (backup link)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 TwitterLogo @jennifermuro (Jennifer Muro) on Twitter. "My credit is classic blue against the star field. Don't know what to do with myself. Dream come true. #starwars #ForcesOfDestiny"
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4 SWCustom-2011 Rey, Ahsoka Tano, and More Iconic Heroes to Star in New Star Wars Forces of Destiny Animated Micro-Series on StarWars.com (backup link)
  6. SWCustom-2011 SWCO 2017: First Look at Journey to Star Wars: The Last Jedi Covers and More Reveals from Lucasfilm's Writers Roundtable Discussion on StarWars.com (backup link)
  7. Christian Holub (2017-10-06). Star Wars Adventures: Forces of Destiny comic will highlight the saga's heroines. Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved on October 6, 2017.
  8. Young, Bryan (September 23, 2016). 'Star Wars Rebels:' Filoni No Longer Supervising Director. Big Shiny Robot. Retrieved on October 24, 2016.
  9. TwitterLogo @JENmuro (Jennifer Muro) on Twitter. "Lothcat's out of the bag. Bottom line: it's a new thing & I've taken my first step into a larger world. #Lucasfilm" (screenshot)
  10. Jones, Dominic (August 3, 2016). Jennifer Muro is Working on a New Lucasfilm Project. Star Wars Underworld. Retrieved on April 13, 2017.
  11. TwitterLogo @Tcann13 (Tracy Cannobbio) on Twitter. "Hi! 8 eps are debuting now, another 8 in October. Rey/Finn is October. ;)"
  12. TwitterLogo @CollectCantina (CollectorsCantina) on Twitter. "#ForcesOfDestiny UPDATE: next 8 episodes arrive in October and will then be on TV in compilation form. ALL NEW episodes arrive in 2018"
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 13.3 Star Wars: Forces of Destiny: Volume 1 Credits
  14. TwitterLogo @jennifermuro (Jennifer Muro) on Twitter. "And yes, Ketsu is being played by the amazing Gina Torres! #StarWars #ForcesOfDestiny #Firefly"
  15. Crouse, Megan (June 22, 2017). Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Is About the "Everyday Heroism" of Its Female Characters. Retrieved on June 25, 2017.
  16. TwitterLogo @matthewood (Matthew Wood) on Twitter. "@Mirahtrunks @missingwords Another fact: Teedo in Forces of Destiny is played by the same voice actor from The Force Awakens, the talented @DaveAcord !"
  17. 17.0 17.1 TwitterLogo @Tcann13 (Tracy Cannobbio) on Twitter. "Update from our amazing Casting Director Lindsay - 3PO = voiced by Anthony Daniels & trooper in the Leia/Ewoks short = voiced by @DaveAcord"
  18. TwitterLogo @Tcann13 (Tracy Cannobbio) on Twitter. "For everyone asking - yes, it is indeed Tom Kane voicing Yoda in #ForcesofDestiny. Happy Friday!"
  19. 19.0 19.1 TwitterLogo @Tcann13 (Tracy Cannobbio) on Twitter. "Welcome @AJLoCascio and @kiffvh as younger/older Han Solo's in #ForcesofDestiny!!"
  20. 20.0 20.1 20.2 20.3 TwitterLogo @ghostbot (Ghostbot) on Twitter. "So proud of our crew at Lucasfilm and Ghostbot. One of the best partnerships we've been a part of... 1/2"
  21. 21.0 21.1 TwitterLogo @ghostbot (Ghostbot) on Twitter. "2/2 Animation takes a small army. #ForcesofDestiny"
  22. TwitterLogo @ryanshore (Ryan Shore) on Twitter. "I'm beyond excited to be scoring STAR WARS: FORCES OF DESTINY for #Lucasfilm! @starwars #starwars"
  23. 23.0 23.1 23.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | Sands of Jakku | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  24. 24.0 24.1 24.2 24.3 24.4 24.5 24.6 24.7 TwitterLogo @Tcann13 (Traccy Cannobbio) on Twitter. "Clarification on #ForcesofDestiny on Disney Channel. 2 eps will air every Sun (primetime) thru 7/30. Today were eps 1&2. Next week 3&4, etc."
  25. 25.0 25.1 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | BB-8 Bandits | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  26. 26.0 26.1 26.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | Ewok Escape | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  27. 27.0 27.1 27.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | The Padawan Path | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  28. TwitterLogo @Tcann13 (Traccy Cannobbio) on Twitter. "It's technically production #6, but air order #5. You're right though - to avoid confusion, we should change to #5!"
  29. 29.0 29.1 29.2 New Star Wars Forces of Desitny Animated Shorts and Toy Line Launching This Year (April 12, 2017).
  30. Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | Beasts of Echo Base | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  31. 31.0 31.1 31.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | The Imposter Inside | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  32. 32.0 32.1 32.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | The Stranger | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  33. 33.0 33.1 33.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | Bounty of Trouble | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  34. 34.0 34.1 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces Of Destiny | Newest Recruit | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  35. 35.0 35.1 35.2 35.3 Disney YouTube Star Wars: Forces Of Destiny | The Defenders Of The Galaxy | Promo on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  36. 36.0 36.1 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces Of Destiny | Tracker Trouble | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  37. 37.0 37.1 37.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces Of Destiny | Teach You, I Will | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  38. 38.0 38.1 38.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces Of Destiny | The Starfighter Stunt | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | Accidental Allies | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  40. 40.0 40.1 40.2 40.3 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny : Trailer #2 | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  41. 41.0 41.1 41.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | An Imperial Feast | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  42. 42.0 42.1 42.2 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | The Happabore Hazard | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel
  43. 43.0 43.1 Disney YouTube Star Wars Forces of Destiny | Crash Course | Disney on the official Disney YouTube Channel

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