Star Wars Resistance will launch this evening on the Disney Channel with the series premiere.\r\n\r\nStar Wars animation has covered the prequel era, the classic era and now moves into the sequel era, with Star Wars Resistance. The new television series is set in the years prior to The Force Awakens, introducing new characters such as Kazuda Xiono and Torra Doza, while featuring cameos from movie characters including Poe Dameron, BB-8 and Captain Phasma.\r\n\r\nThis new show will launch today on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW at 10.00pm with a special double length episode, "The Recruit".\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nHere is the official synopsis for tonight's series premiere:\r\nResistance fighter Poe Dameron tasks young pilot Kazuda "Kaz" Xiono with spying on the First Order. At the time, little was known about the secretive organization and its strength.\r\nIn order to fulfill his mission, Kaz travels to the space station Colossus, which is being used by many ships as a port to refuel and do repairs. However, there are also dangerous races taking place there. After Kaz bragged with his piloting skills at his arrival there, he is soon drawn into one of the races...\r\nNo UK air date has been announced at this time, stay tuned for more information as soon as it is available.\r\n\r\nLEGO sets based on the series are expected to launch in January 2019. Current LEGO Star Wars sets are available now from shop.LEGO.com.