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Today Disney and Lucasfilm released a new trailer to promote the two-part special of Forces of Destiny happening next month.

These specials will feature a total of eight never-before-seen shorts that will be featuring Rey (Daisy Ridley), Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones), Sabine (Tiya Sircar), Ahsoka Tano (Ashley Eckstein), Maz Kanata (Lupita Nyong’o), and others.

The first-half hour special debuts Sunday, October 1, at 8 PM ET/PT on Disney Channel and the Disney Channel app. The second-half hour special will follow on Sunday, October 29, at 8 PM ET/PT.

The series will stay true to the canon already established by Lucasfilm. Their  main focus is showing us how choices both big and small ultimately shape the destiny of these familiar characters. All of the characters featured in the series are all unique and special and this series seeks to represent and convey those qualities.

If you need some backstory to fill you in on the characters featured in the Forces of Destiny series, please check out the animated mini-series featured on Disney Youtube.  These shorts were originally released to set up the basis for the two-part TV special that will air next month.

What do you think of the new Forces of Destiny trailer? Check it out below and let us know what you think in the comments.

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Sarah Musnicky

Sarah is a freelance writer and self-described workaholic. She loves fantasy and sci fi and will admit having dual loyalties between Star Trek and Star Wars as well as Marvel and DC. When she's not being socially awkward, she is in a corner obsessing over dragons, cute things, and a need to master all languages on the planet. She would like to be a professional blanket burrito when she reaches the peak of maturation.

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