After a two-year hiatus due to the pandemic, Star Wars Event is back in complete swing and taking Star Wars fans news about all of their most extremely expected series. In addition to a trailer, which offered us with a more thorough take a look at Diego Lunas go back to the franchise in his upcoming Rogue One prequel series Andor, we likewise got the release date for the series. The 12-episode series will get here later on this summer.
Andor stars Luna as this roguish rebel Cassian Andor, who fulfilled a terrible fate along with Jyn Erso (Felicity Jones) in 2016s Rogue One. The series is anticipated to supply fans with a take a look at the early days of the disobedience, along with fill in the blanks about what drew Cassian into the galactic disobedience and how his perspective altered from a jaded, self-serving nihilist into a generous martyr happy to crave the cause. Rogue One might have premiered 6 years earlier, however Luna has actually quickly slipped into the more youthful variation of his character.
In addition to Luna, Rogue One fans can anticipate to see Genevieve OReilly return as Mon Mothma, along with Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera, which Stellan Skarsgård validated in a Swedish interview. Skarsgård isnt the only newbie to the series, as Adria Arjona, Kyle Soller, Denise Gough, and Robert Emms have actually been validated in presently unidentified functions.
Andors showrunner, Tony Gilroy, was brought onto the task after Stephen Schiff left the series prior to production start. Following in the steps of The Mandalorian and The Book of Boba Fetts showrunners, Gilroy is entrusted with numerous functions on the task, consisting of composing the series with his bro Dan Gilroy and Beau Willimon. Toby Haynes, understood for directing Black Mirror, apparently directed the pilot episode and 2 other episodes, in addition to Ben Caron and Susanna White who were revealed as directors for the 12-episode season. Nicholas Britell, the author of HBO Maxs seriously well-known drama series Succession, has actually been tapped to make up for the series.
Previously this year, Skarsgård validated that Andor will be at least a two-season series which shooting would resume on Season 2 later on this fall. Season 1 will premiere on Disney + on August 31.