Synopses For First 5 Star Wars Resistance Episodes, Elijah Wood Joins Cast

The Disney Channel has posted the official synopses for the first 5 episodes of Lucasfilm’s new animated TV series Star Wars Resistance. Remember, the series will be premiering on the Disney Channel on October 7 with a special hour-long episode called “The Recruit”, so that premiere is broken down into two parts below. In addition to an overview of each episode, we also learned that actor Elijah Wood will be providing the voice work for a new character named Jace Rucklin who will be appearing in the episode titled “Fuel For The Fire” scheduled for October 21. Check out each episode synopsis (along with respective air date) copied below.

“The Recruit: Part 1”
Air Date 10/7/18

X-wing pilot Kazuda Xiono is recruited for the Resistance, but finds himself in over his head when Poe Dameron assigns him to a remote fueling station to spy on the First Order. Then, after Kaz boasts about being the best pilot around, he is forced to compete in a dangerous sky race.

*Guest starring is Oscar Isaac (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”) as Poe Dameron, Jim Rash (“Community”) and Bobby Moynihan (“DuckTales”) as Flix and Orka, respectively.

“The Recruit: Part 2”
Air Date 10/7/18

X-wing pilot Kazuda Xiono is recruited for the Resistance, but finds himself in over his head when Poe Dameron assigns him to a remote fueling station to spy on the First Order. Then, after Kaz boasts about being the best pilot around, he is forced to compete in a dangerous sky race.

*Guest starring is Oscar Isaac (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”) as Poe Dameron, Jim Rash (“Community”) and Bobby Moynihan (“DuckTales”) as Flix and Orka, respectively.

“The Triple Dark”
Air Date 10/14/18

Kaz and BB-8 uncover information on an imminent pirate attack and must find a way to stop it.

*Gwendoline Christie (“Star Wars: The Last Jedi”) guest stars as Captain Phasma.

“Fuel For The Fire”
Air Date 10/21/18

Kaz befriends a sky racer named Rucklin who pressures him to take some rare and dangerous hyperfuel hidden in Yeager’s office.

*Elijah Wood (“The Lord of the Rings” trilogy) guest stars as Jace Rucklin.

“The High Tower”
Air Date 10/28/18

The First Order arrives at the platform for mysterious reasons and Kaz and BB-8 are determined to sneak into the tower to find out what they want.

*Donald Faison (“Scrubs”) guest stars as Hype Fazon.