“Rebellions are built on hope.”
Star Wars Celebration is now LIVE in Anaheim and DAY 1 has revealed some amazing upcoming series trailers, images and premiere dates, including a teaser for the Disney+ series, “Andor”. Diego Luna is reprising his role of Cassian Andor from the hit film, “Rogue One.”
For me, I am most intrigued by what this series can bring to the canon. I have talked many times on our PODCAST about the potential for this series to bring a dark and savage element to the Star Wars universe. Stories of intrigue and spies! I think of the scene in Rogue One where Cassian and his (injured) informant are spotted by Stormtroopers and without hesitation, Cassian kills the informant and makes his own escape. THIS is the kind of edgy drama that I would most welcome in the canon and Luna is perfect for the task!
Disney+ is pleased to share the trailer and key art from its upcoming series “Andor” that was featured this morning at Star Wars Celebration. The new, original series from Lucasfilm takes place prior to the events of “Rogue One” and launches exclusively on Disney+ August 31, with the first two episodes.
The “Andor” series will explore a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings forward the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It’s an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a rebel hero.
Diego Luna returns as Cassian Andor and is joined by cast members Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough and Kyle Soller. The executive producers are Kathleen Kennedy, Sanne Wohlenberg, Diego Luna and Michelle Rejwan. Tony Gilroy is the creator and showrunner.
“Andor” will premiere on Disney+ August 31, 2022