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Disney Channel Launches 'Star Wars Resistance' Trailer

Disney Channel Wednesday dropped the first trailer for the second and final season of its animated series Star Wars Resistance, which debuts Oct. 6. 

The series, an offshoot of the popular Star Wars film franchise, takes place during the events of The Last Jedi leading up to The Rise of Skywalker, as series lead character Kaz and the team continue to fight against the threat of the First Order, culminating in an epic series finale, said network officials.

The series' second season will debut on Disney Channel and DisneyNOW, with subsequent airings on Disney XD, said the network. 

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