Star Wars Announces New Young Jedi Adventures Episodes, Release Date

Disney+ and Disney Junior have announced the highly anticipated release of six new episodes for the popular series, Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures. Fans can look forward to the next phase of this thrilling saga premiering on August 2, 2023, on both Disney+ and Disney Junior. This exciting expansion will add to the already captivating 25-episode debut season, produced in collaboration with Lucasfilm.

Set in the era of The High Republic, Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures has swiftly captured the hearts of young fans and their families since its premiere on the iconic Star Wars Day, May 4th. The series has already garnered critical acclaim, earning a nomination for the prestigious 2023 Television Critics Association Award and securing the highly respected Common Sense Seal from Common Sense Media.

Previous episodes of the show have treated viewers to exhilarating moments, including the younglings' training sessions with the revered Master Yoda and Master Zia at the Jedi Temple on Tenoo. Additionally, fans have eagerly followed the daring encounters with the notorious pirate Taborr Val Dorn. The upcoming episodes promise to intensify the excitement as the younglings further develop their extraordinary Force abilities and navigate the vast expanse of the galaxy.

"We have been absolutely thrilled to witness an entire new generation falling in love with the Star Wars universe through Young Jedi Adventures," expresses James Waugh, series executive producer and senior vice president of Franchise Content & Strategy at Lucasfilm. Showrunner Michael Olson shares the excitement, teasing, "Each new episode will continue the thrilling adventures of Kai, Lys, and the incredibly endearing Nubs...We cannot wait for families to immerse themselves in these captivating new episodes together, embarking on an unforgettable journey to a galaxy far, far away!"

Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures is a collaboration between Lucasfilm and Wild Canary. The series is executive produced by James Waugh, Jacqui Lopez, and Josh Rimes from Lucasfilm. Michael Olson, known for his exceptional work on Puppy Dog Pals, serves as the showrunner and executive producer. The talented team also includes Elliot M. Bour as the supervising director and co-producer, Jeannine Hodson as the producer, and Lamont Magee as the consulting producer.

The enthralling adventures come to life through an exceptional ensemble cast, featuring Jamaal Avery, Jr. as the courageous Kai Brightstar, Juliet Donenfeld as the determined Lys Solay, Dee Bradley Baker lending his voice to the adorable Nubs, Emma Berman as the spirited Nash Durango, Trey Murphy as the enigmatic Taborr, Jonathan Lipow as the resourceful RJ-83, Nasim Pedrad as the esteemed Master Zia Zanna, and Piotr Michael as the legendary Master Yoda.

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