‘Star Wars’ serie ‘Andor’ to release in September
New ‘Star Wars’ TV series will tell the story of dark times in the life of future ‘Rogue One’ hero Cassian Andor as he decides how far to go in his lifelong battle against against the forces of oppression, the star and creator said Wednesday. . .
“Andor” will premiere on Walt Disney Co’s (DIS.N) Disney+ streaming service on September 21. The 12-episode series stars actor Diego Luna in the lead role, a rebel who sacrificed himself for the better at the end of 2016’s “Rogue One”
Creator Tony Gilroy, speaking to reporters at a Critics Association event television commentator, said he drew inspiration from the movie’s excerpts to create a plot for the character. In “Rogue One”, Cassian mentions that he has been fighting in the ongoing revolution of the galaxy since he was 6 years old.
“At the end of the movie he says, ‘Oh my God, if we don’t show up and make that final push, all the terrible things I’ve done to the rebellion will be in vain, ‘ said Gilroy. “So we know that there’s a very dark period.”
The series begins five years before the events of “Rogue One,” Gilroy said, and the first season will last a year. Disney has ordered a second season, which will run for the next four years before the premiere of “Rogue One.”
“First and foremost, this is a show about ordinary people,” who tell about their everyday lives, Gilroy said, but are forced to make epic decisions.
Luna said “Andor” would be unpredictable even though audiences know Cassian’s story ends as a young man living his life for others.
“I’ll challenge everything you think you know about Cassian,” said Luna