Jon Favreau’s live-action Star Wars collection The Mandalorian goes to have some firm on Disney’s streaming video service within the type of a second live-action collection that includes Rogue One actor Diego Luna reprising his function from the 2016 movie.
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The still-untitled collection will go into manufacturing in 2019, in line with StarWars.com, and comply with the adventures of Luna’s Rogue One character, Cassian Andor. The collection might be set within the early days of the Rebel, years earlier than the occasions of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which launched Andor as an completed spy for the insurgent forces.
Andor isn’t the one Rogue One character who will return for the Disney Plus spinoff. Ok-2SO, the hacked Imperial safety droid who stole virtually each scene in Rogue One, will even seem on the collection. As earlier than, Firefly and Tucker & Dale vs. Evil star Alan Tudyk will voice the Insurgent robotic.
Official particulars relating to the plot of the collection are scarce at this level, however the present is described as a “rousing spy thriller” that can “discover tales stuffed with espionage and daring missions to revive hope to a galaxy within the grip of a ruthless Empire.”
Diego Luna will reprise the function of Cassian Andor in a brand new Star Wars live-action collection for Disney+. https://t.co/3eTfkxLEai pic.twitter.com/k7ZYgyAQTf
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Given the destiny of Luna’s character in Rogue One, his return to the function is a shocking one, nevertheless it’s a welcome return, in line with the actor.
“Going again to the Star Wars universe may be very particular for me,” Luna stated in a press release. “I’ve so many reminiscences of the nice work we did collectively and the relationships I made all through the journey. We now have a unbelievable journey forward of us, and this new, thrilling format will give us the prospect to discover this character extra deeply.”
Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger introduced the collection, which joins The Mandalorian on Disney’s direct-to-consumer streaming video service that’s set to launch in November 2019. With The Mandalorian set years after the occasions of Star Wars: Episode VI – Return of the Jedi and the untitled Cassian Andor collection set earlier than the occasions of Rogue One and Episode IV – A New Hope, it’s clear that Disney and Lucasfilm are casting a large internet with the Star Wars tasks they’re growing for the streaming service.
There’s no official premiere date (or title) for the Cassian Andor collection at this level.
Up to date on April 12, 2019: Added Alan Tudyk casting data.