One of our favorite offerings of the ‘new’ crop of “Star Wars” projects was the incredible anthology of animated stories presented in different styles of “Visions.” These weren’t tales we’d heard before.
A second volume is on the way, and a trailer was released during Star Wars Celebration 2023. Also with it, the cast and studios list for each new story!
“Sith” by El Guiri
A former Sith apprentice, leading a peaceful, but isolated life, is confronted by the past when her old master tracks her down.
ÚRSULA CORBERÓ as Lola
LUIS TOSAR as Sith Master
ÚRSULA CORBERÓ and LUIS TOSAR also voice their characters in the Spanish dub.
“Screecher’s Reach” by Cartoon Saloon
A young girl, seeking reprieve from her days in a rural workhouse, discovers a legendary haunted cave with her friends. The cave’s dark pull will change the trajectory of her life forever.
EVA WHITTAKER as Daal
ALEX CONNOLLY as Baython
NOAH RAFFERTY as Quinn
MOLLY MCCANN as Keena
ANJELICA HUSTON as Sith Mother
NIAMH MOYLES as Ghost
“In the Stars” by Punkrobot
Two sisters, the last of their kind who live in hiding on their ravaged land, squabble about how to survive with the Empire encroaching. On a water run, the sisters must fight back when they are discovered.
VALENTINA MUHR as Koten
JULIA OVIEDO as Tichina
KATE DICKIE as Officer
AMPARO NOGUERA as Officer
VALENTINA MUHR and JULIA OVEIDO also voice their characters in the Spanish Dub
“I Am Your Mother” by Aardman
Young pilot Anni, who is embarrassed by her sweet, but clingy mum, must team with her for a madcap family race at the academy. Along the way, their relationship is tested by the elements, their old ship, other racers…and each other!
MAXINE PEAKE as Kalina Kalfus
CHARITHRA CHANDRAN as Annisoukaline Kalfus
DAISY HAGGARD as Dorota Van Reeple
BEBE CAVE as Julan Van Reeple
DENIS LAWSON as Wedge Antilles
“Journey to the Dark Head” by Studio Mir (Korean Language Cast)
A hopeful mechanic and disillusioned young Jedi team up for a risky and unlikely quest to turn the tide of the galactic war, but dark forces tail them.
JANG YE NA as Ara / Young Ara
LEE KYUNG TAE as Toul
YUN YONG SIK as Bichan
CHWANG KWANG as Interpreter
CHOI SOO MIN as Master Duta
SHIN YONG WOO as Master Leesagum / Shopkeeper
LIM CHAE HEON as Training Partner
LEE SO YOUNG as Master Moru / Another Jedi
“Journey to the Dark Head” by Studio Mir (English Dub Cast)
ASHLEY PARK as Ara / Young Ara
EUGENE LEE YANG as Toul
DANIEL DAE KIM as Bichan
ALBERT KONG as Interpreter / Jedi Master A
GREG CHUN as Shopkeeper / Master Leesagum / Training Partner / Padawan
JONELLA LANDRY as Master Duta
JUDY ALICE LEE as Master Moru / Another Jedi
“The Spy Dancer” by Studio La Cachette
The premier dancer at a famous, Imperial-frequented cabaret uses her unique skill-set to spy for the Rebellion, but the presence of a mysterious officer threatens to derail her mission.
CAMILLE COTTIN as Loi’e
LAMBERT WILSON as Jon
KAYCIE CHASE as Hétis
RUDI-JAMES JEPHCOTT as The Officer
BARBARA WEBER-SCAFF as Mee’ma & Additional Voices
BRUCE SHERFIELD as Additional Voices
TAYLOR GASMAN as Additional Voices
“The Bandits of Golak” by 88 Pictures
Fleeing from their village by train and pursued by ferocious Imperial forces, a boy and his force-sensitive younger sister seek refuge in a vibrant and dangerous dhaba.
SURAJ SHARMA as Charuk
SONAL KAUSHAL as Rani
NEERAJ KABI as Inquisitor
LILLETE DUBEY as Rugal
SAHIL VAID as Maghadi and Scavenger RICHARD JOEL as Scavenger SUMANTO RAY as Conductor, Jangori Leader and Dhoona
RAJEEV RAJ as Helper
AVIRAL KUMAR as Stormtrooper
ISH THAKKAR as Stormtrooper and Alien AADITYA SHARMA as Stormtrooper and Alien
SHIVANI DARBARI as Crowd
“The Pit” by D’Art Shtajio and Lucasfilm Ltd.
A fearless young prisoner, forced to dig for kyber by the Empire, plans a risky escape for he and his people.
DAVEED DIGGS as Crux
ANIKA NONI ROSE as Eureka / Mother
JORDYN CURET as Livy
CEDRIC YARBROUGH as Old Prisoner
STEVE BLUM as Commander
MATTHEW WOOD as Stormtroopers
“Aau’s Song” by Trigger Fish
An alien child who longs to sing is raised by her loving, but stern father to stay quiet because of the calamitous effect her voice has on the crystals in the nearby mines.
MPILO JANTJIE as Aau (dialogue)
DINEO DU TOIT as Aau (singing)
TUMISHO MASHA as Abat
CYNTHIA ERIVO as Kratu
FAITH BALOYI as Attu
“Star Wars: Visions Volume 2” will hit Disney+ on May the 4th, 2023.