Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures is scheduled to premiere onand Disney Junior on May 4, Lucasfilm said Thursday. The all-ages animated series will arrive as fans celebrate Star Wars Day 2023 (aka May the 4th, a play on “May the Force be with you”).
The show is set during, more than 200 years before the Skywalker Saga seen in the movies, and follows Jedi younglings as they learn the ways of the Force. They’ll study under Master Yoda, who’s looking fresh-faced compared with the 900-year-old we meet in The Empire Strikes Back.
The show stars Jamaal Avery, Jr. as Kai Brightstar, Juliet Donenfeld as Lys Solay, as Nubs, Emma Berman as Nash Durango, Jonathan Lipow as RJ-83 and Piotr Michael as Master Yoda. This group will also show up in a variety of star–wars-young-jedi-adventures-books” data-component=”externalLink”upcoming books.
Young Jedi Adventures is also the first High Republic TV show — allset in this period were told in . It won’t be the last though: upcoming live-action series takes place at this point in the timeline. Video game will also be set in this era.
In a release, executive producer James Waugh spoke about how Young Jedi Adventures is the “first Star Wars series created for preschoolers.”
“The show’s characters, tone, and the life lessons woven throughout each episode were written just for them, and our talented team was committed to honoring the cinematic legacy while staying true to the expectations of parents for the youngest of audiences,” he said.
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