Ryan Shore is scoring the animated mini-series Star Wars: Forces of Destiny. The series features 2-3 minute long shorts that explore fresh adventures of pivotal characters from the Star Wars universe, including Rey, Jyn Erso, Sabine Wren, Princess Leia, Ahsoka Tano and others. Felicity Jones, Daisy Ridley, Ashley Eckstein, Lupita Nyong’o are providing the voices of their respective characters in the shorts produced by Lucasfilm. The first short, entitled Sands of Jakku, premiered today on YouTube and is embedded after the jump. More episodes will be available later this month and a 2-part special will air later in the year on the Disney Channel.

Shore (PrimeThe ShrineNumbJulie’s GreenroomHarvard Manalso has the family comedy Cop and a Half: New Recruit coming up. The film is directed by Jonathan A. Rosenbaum and stars Lou Diamond Phillips, Lulu Wilson and Wallace Shawn. The movie follows an experienced detective who is placed undercover at a local middle school, where he must learn to work with a confident and intelligent 12-year old, on a high-profile case. The comedy will be released on DVD, Digital HD and On Demand on August 1, 2017 by Universal 1440 Entertainment.