LOS ANGELES: The latest “Star Wars” tv series will inform the story of a dark period in the life of future “Rogue One” hero Cassian Andor as he decides how far to go in his lifelong battle towards oppressive forces, the star and creator mentioned on Wednesday.
“Andor” can be out there on the Walt Disney Company’s Disney+ streaming service on September twenty first, 2022. The 12-episode Web Series series stars actor Diego Luna because the title character, a insurgent who sacrificed himself for the larger good on the finish of the 2016 film “Rogue One.”
The creator of the series, Tony Gilroy, whereas talking to reporters at a Television Critics Association occasion, mentioned he drew on tidbits from the film to craft a backstory for the character. Cassian mentions in “Rogue One” that he has been combating in the galaxy’s ongoing revolution since he was six years previous.
“At the end of the film, he says `Oh my God, if we dont go out and make this final effort, then all of the horrible things that I`ve done for the Rebellion will be for naught,” Gilroy mentioned. “So we know there`s a very dark period.”
The series begins 5 years earlier than the occasions of “Rogue One,” Gilroy mentioned, and the primary season will cowl a 12 months‘s time. Disney has already ordered a second season, which is able to cowl the following 4 years main up to the start of “Rogue One.” “Above anything, this is a show about regular people,” dwelling their every day lives, Gilroy mentioned, however are pressured to make epic selections.
Luna mentioned “Andor” wouldn’t be predictable, despite the fact that audiences know that Cassian’s story ends as a younger man who provides his life for others.
“I’m going to challenge everything you think you know about Cassian,” Luna mentioned. “I’m going to tell you something you don’t know about what triggers that.”