Lucasfilm and Disney+ revealed the official trailer for “Star Wars: Visions Volume 2” during Monday’s Star Wars celebration in London.
The follow-up to the critically acclaimed animated anthology series will feature nine new shorts from nine studios worldwide. Notably, episodes by South Korean animation studio Studio Mir and 88 Pictures in India will feature all-Asian casts.
Studio Mir, best known for works such as “Avatar: The Legend of Korra,” “Young Justice: Outsiders,” “Harley Quinn,” “Lookism” and “Voltron: Legendary Defender,” will produce an episode featuring a Korean and English dub cast.
In the episode “Journey to the Dark Head,” a mechanic full of hope and a disillusioned young Jedi will embark on a perilous mission to change the course of the galactic war, all while avoiding enemies who are hot on their trail.
Korean talent leading the episode are Jang Ye-na as Ara and Young Ara, Lee Kyung-tae as Toul, Yun Yong-sik as Bichan, Chwang Kwang as Interpreter, Choi Soo-min as Master Duta, Shin Yong-woo as Master Leesagum and Shopkeeper, Lim Chae-heon as Training Partner and Lee So-young as Master Moru.
The English dub cast features “Joyride” star Ashley Park as Ara and Young Ara, Eugene Lee Yang from “The Try Guys” as Toul, Daniel Dae Kim as Bichan, Albert Kong as Interpreter and Jedi Master A, Greg Chun as Shopkeeper, Master Leesagum, Training Partner and Padawan, Jonella Landry as Master Duta and Judy Alice Lee as Master Moru.
Meanwhile, 88 Pictures, best known for Guillermo del Toro’s “Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia,” will produce an episode titled “The Bandits of Golak.”
The episode features Indian actors Suraj Sharma as Charuk, Sonal Kaushal as Rani, Neeraj Kabi as Inquisitor, Lillete Dubey as Rugal, Sahil Vaid as Maghadi and Scavenger, Richard Joel as Scavenger, Sumanto Ray as Conductor, Jangori Leader and Dhoona, Rajeev Raj as Helper, Aviral Kumar as Stormtrooper, Ish Thakkar as Stormtrooper and Alien, Aaditya Sharma as Stormtrooper and Alien and Shivani Darbari as Crowd.
“The Bandits of Golak” follows Force-sensitive siblings as they escape from their village on a train while being chased by aggressive Imperial forces. Eventually, the brother and sister find themselves taking shelter at a lively yet perilous dhaba.
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