The series will also feature familiar characters and locations from the filmed Star Wars saga to inspire even more building and storytelling fun for children and families.
Premiering Monday, June 20th at 10am EST, Disney XD will also debut a new episode each day from Monday, June 20th – Thursday, June 23rd. The first episode will also be available via Video on Demand (VOD) and the Disney XD app for users on tablets, phones, set top boxes and computers on Monday, June 20.
The series stars three Freemaker siblings who scour the galaxy for useful debris that they use to build new vehicles of their own design. Rowan, the spunky Force-sensitive 12-year-old with a thirst for adventure, is voiced by newcomer Nicolas Cantu. His quick-witted older sister, Kordi, voiced by Vanessa Lengies (Glee), manages the family business and is the glue that holds the family together. Ace pilot and charming rogue Zander, voiced by Eugene Byrd (Arrow), is the oldest brother and the family’s self-proclaimed starship connoisseur. Lucasfilm’s Matthew Wood voices R0-GR, also known as Roger, a refurbished battle droid from the Clone Wars adopted by the Freemaker family.
The humorous and action-packed tale of good versus evil begins when Rowan discovers the Kyber Saber, an ancient artifact with a powerful connection to the Force. Their world is turned upside down as they are thrown into an epic struggle against the Empire to restore peace and freedom to the galaxy. Throughout their adventures, the Freemakers learn the true value of what it means to be a family.
LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures is a production of Danish boutique film-maker Wil Film, the LEGO Group and Lucasfilm and is the first television series created in partnership with the LEGO Group, Disney and Lucasfilm. Developed for television by executive producers Bill Motz and Bob Roth (Penguins of Madagascar), Torsten Jacobson (LEGO Star Wars: Droid Tales) and Jill Wilfert (The LEGO Movie) also serve as executive producers alongside producers Carrie Beck (Star Wars Rebels), Jason Cosler, Jake Blais and John McCormack.
In addition to the show, children can explore two new construction sets based on the Freemakers and their adventures (on shelves in June – perfect timing to build alongside the show), and will also be able explore the new LEGO Star Wars: Force Builder app (available now) to keep inspiring their building and storytelling adventures.
LEGO Star Wars: Force Builder app allows anyone to create their own “ugly.” Allowing iPhone and Android users the ability to prototype unique builds, offering thousands of configurations to inform and inspire your own real-life LEGO builds.
This post originally appeared on Rebelscum.com on the 28th of April, 2016.
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