abbot elementaryJamal Avery Jr and Emma Berman (Luke) were invited to lead the cast Star Wars: A Teenage Jedi Adventure, full-length animated star Wars TV series for preschoolers. It is slated to premiere in 2023 on Disney Junior and Disney+. Castings were announced Saturday by Ayo Davis, president of Disney Branded Television, at the D23 Expo in Anaheim.
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The action takes place during the era of the High Republic. Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures follows a group of young people who go on missions and end up learning the valuable skills needed to become a Jedi: compassion, self-discipline, teamwork, patience, and friendship. Avery plays Kai Brightstar, a young Jedi who hopes to follow in the footsteps of the great master Yoda and become a Jedi Knight. He teams up with pilot Nash Durango (Berman) on an adventure through the galaxy.
The series is produced by Lucasfilm for Disney Junior and Disney+ and is executive produced by James Waugh, Jacqui Lopez and Josh Rhimes of Lucasfilm.
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