Disney+ Announces Updated Release Date for ‘Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures’ Shorts

According to a recent press release, Disney+ has announced “Star Wars: Young Jedi Adventures Shorts” will premiere on April 26 ahead of the full episodes debut on May the Fourth.

A Galaxy for All Audiences

Set in the High Republic era, this particular show is notable for being the first of its kind in the “Star Wars” universe, with a concept specifically geared toward young audiences. Several fans have been excited by this prospect, finally having the potential opportunity to introduce their children to a beloved fandom with less intense but equally qualitative adventures. The story, as described in the aforementioned press release, follows a group of Jedi younglings centuries before events witnessed in the prequel trilogy films “as they study the ways of the Force, explore the galaxy, help citizens and creatures in need, and learn valuable skills needed to become Jedi along the way.”

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The ‘Young Jedi Adventures’ Team

Elliot Bour serves as Supervising Director, with other notable directing work on “Elena of Avalor”, “Kronk’s New Groove”, and “Winnie the Pooh: Springtime with Roo”, to name a few. Additionally, Michael Olson is functioning as showrunner, known for his work on “Puppy Dog Pals”. The cast of “Young Jedi Adventures” includes Jamaal Avery Jr. as youngling Kai Brightstar, Emma Berman as pilot/friend Nash Durango, Juliet Donenfeld as youngling Lys Solay, Dee Bradley Baker as youngling Nubs, Jonathan Lipow as droid RJ-83, and Piotr Michael as the eponymous Master Yoda.

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