Disney and Lucasfilm have released the first episode of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny, a new series of short animations featuring fan favourite Star Wars characters, such as Rey, Jyn Erso and Leia. This first episode is titled Sands of Jakku and features Daisy Ridley’s Rey and BB-8.
Watch Star Wars: Forces of Destiny Episode 1: Sands of Jakku below!
As you can see in the video above, Sands Of Jakku takes place during The Force Awakens, just after Rey meets BB-8 and before they both meet Finn. The short animation shows Rey and BB-8 trying to escape the clutches of a gigantic creature that lurks beneath the sand and feeds on junk.
More episodes of Star Wars: Forces of Destiny will premiere on the Disney Channel and YouTube! Each will explore smaller stories within the Star Wars universe and give us a new look at some of our favourite characters.