With less than two weeks to go until viewers set sail for Lucasfilm, the LEGO Group & Disney+’s LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation, we have a sneak preview of the special that sets the stage for our heroes’ vacation adventure. Which we’re sure will go perfectly smooth and end with a “Top Gun”-like beach volleyball game at the end. Set shortly after the events of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalkerthe special features the voices of “Weird Al” Yankovic, Yvette Nicole Brown, Kelly Marie Tran, Anthony Daniels, Billy Dee Williamsand returning cast members from previous “LEGO Star Wars” specials (more on that below), and… yes… the original song “Scarif Beach Party” performed by Yankovic.
Now here’s a look at clips from Disney+ & Lucasfilm’s LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacationfollowed by a look back at the official trailer and overview (with the special hitting the streaming service on August 5th):
Looking for a much-needed break from stormtroopers and TIE fighters, Finn arranges a surprise vacation for his friends Rey, Poe, Rose, Chewie, BB-8, R2-D2, and C-3PO, aboard the ultra-luxurious Galactic Starcruiser, the Halcyon. But Finn’s plan to have one last hurrah together quickly goes awry when he’s separated from the group. While searching for his friends, he encounters three Force ghosts: Obi-Wan Kenobi, Anakin Skywalker, and Leia Organa, who each share their own unexpected stories of vacations gone wrong, helping him to understand that holidays are about more than just having fun.
LEGO Star Wars Summer Vacation features the voices of: “Weird Al” Yankovic ace Vic Vankoh; Yvette Nicole Brown ace Colvett Valeria; Thomas Lennon ace Wick Cooper; Paul F. Tompkins as Rad; Dee Bradley Baker ace Boba Fett; Ashley Burch as the Tour Droid; Kyliegh Curran ace Sidero; Anthony Daniels ace C-3PO; Trevor Devall ace Emperor Palpatine; Allie Feder ace Sy Snootles; Jake Green ace Poe Dameron; Matt Lanter ace Anakin Skywalker; Ross Marquand ace Han Solo; Omar Miller ace Finn; Kevin Michael Richardson as Jabba the Hutt; Matt Sloan ace Darth Vader; James Arnold Taylor ace Obi-Wan Kenobi; Kelly Marie Tran ace Rose; Helen Sadler ace Rey Skywalker; Billy Dee Williams ace Lando (Holovid); Matthew Wood ace Ben Solo; and Shelby Young ace Leia Organa. David Shayne writes & executive produces, with Ken Cunningham directing. James Waugh, Josh Rimes, Jacqui Lopez, Jill Wilfert, Jason Cosler, Keith Maloneand Jennifer Twiner McCarron serve as executive producers. Produced in collaboration with Atomic Cartoons.