Lucasfilm has unveiled the first trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 anthology series. This much-anticipated series showcases the visions and voices of animation studios from around the world in the Star Wars universe. Fans will be treated to a wide range of animation styles, including 2D, 3D, and stop-motion, promising captivating storytelling perspectives to the Star Wars mythos. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at the trailer and the exciting shorts to come.
Lucasfilm Releases Trailer for Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 at Star Wars Celebration
To close out Star Wars Celebration, Lucasfilm unveiled the first trailer for the second volume of Star Wars: Visions. The critically acclaimed anthology series features animation studios from around the world, bringing their unique voices and visions to the Star Wars universe.
The first volume was widely praised for its captivating animation styles and fresh storytelling perspectives. The new trailer hints at even more fan-favorite stories to come in Volume 2. The trailer showcases all of the shorts included in the anthology. Featuring stories from both the Light Side and the Dark Side of the Force in various animation styles. Including 2D, 3D, and stop-motion.
After the trailer was shown. The panel discussion was led by Amy Ratcliffe, who was accompanied on stage by animators from all of the studios. It was evident from each panelist’s presentation that their films were inspired by their country’s unique history. With themes like colonization, war, politics, sports, and more being incorporated into their storytelling.
Cast for Each Short Revealed During Star Wars Celebration Panel
During the Star Wars Celebration panel, the voice cast for each of the shorts in the upcoming volume of Star Wars: Visions was revealed. The voice actors include some highly talented performers. Such as Úrsula Corberó and Luis Tosar for “Sith,” Bebe Cave, Charithra Chandran, Denis Lawson, and Maxine Peak for “I Am Your Mother,” Alex Connolly, Angelica Huston, Eva Whittaker, Molly McCann, Niamh Moyles, and Noah Rafferty for “Screecher’s Reach,” and Lillete Dubey, Neeraj Kabi, Rajeev Raj, Sonal Kushal, and Sumanto Ray for “The Bandits of Golak.” Cynthia Erivo, Dineo Du Toti, Faith Baloyi, Milo Jantjie, and Tumisho Masha lend their voices to “Aau’s Song,”.
while Anika Noni Rose, Cedric Yarbrough, David Diggs, Jordyn Curet, and Steve Blum voice “The Pit.” “In the Stars” features Amparo Noguera, Julia Oviedo, Kate Kickie, and Valentina Muhr, “The Spy Dancer” features Barber Weber, Bruce Edward Sheffield, Camille Cottin, Kaycie Chase, Lumbert Wilson, and Rudi James Jephcott, and “Journey to the Dark Head” features an English cast including Albert Kong, Ashley Park, Daniel Dae Kim, Eugene Lee Yang, Greg Chin, Jonella Landry, and Judy Alice Lee, as well as a Korean cast featuring Choi Soo Min, Chwang Kwang, Jang Ye Na, Lee Kyung Taei, Lee So Young, Lim Chae Hon, Shim Young Woo, and Yun Yong Sik.
The Bright Future of Star Wars: A Force to Be Reckoned With
This year’s Star Wars Celebration brought numerous exciting announcements and events. From the confirmation of the second season of Star Wars: Tales of the Jedi and the announcement of three new upcoming movies. Including a continuation of the Skywalker Saga with a focus on Rey. To the exciting news about directors for Skeleton Crew. Attendees also had the chance to enjoy exclusive interviews with the cast and crew of popular shows such as The Mandalorian, Andor, and Ahsoka.
Fans can mark their calendars for May 4, 2023, when Star Wars: Visions Volume 2 will be exclusively available for streaming on Disney+. Watch the trailer below: