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‘The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special’ is Coming to Disney+ This November!

The Star Wars Holiday Special strikes back … sort of.

On a fated day long ago — November 17, 1978, to be exact — the infamous Star Wars Holiday Special premiered on CBS. And while this truly unforgettable piece of wonderfully disastrous Star Wars history will likely never join the Disney+ lineup, something festive is coming to the streaming service later this year — The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special!

Courtesy of Lucasfilm.

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The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special is a 45-minute animated adventure, scheduled to land on Disney+ on … you guessed it … Life Day, November 17. The film will feature Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewbacca, Rose, R2-D2, BB-8, and more as they reunite for a Life Day feast.

Taking place after Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the story will follow Rey as she heads off on a quest to gain a deeper knowledge of the Force. Her travels take her to a mysterious Jedi temple, through which she ends up on a cross-timeline adventure through iconic moments in Star Wars cinematic history. Notable figures such as Luke Skywalker, Darth Vader, Yoda, and Obi-Wan Kenobi will make appearances.

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The LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special is directed by Ken Cunningham and written by David Shayne. Stay tuned for more information!

Lindsey joined the Nerds and Beyond team in 2018. She has spent a large portion of her life dedicated to her first love, photography. When she's not behind the camera, she's likely reading books and comics or dabbling in creative writing. Otherwise, she's probably yelling about something Star Wars related. Contact:

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