Rogue One Prequel Series Coming to Disney+ But Probably Not Until Next Year


Just a couple of weeks ago, the full cast of the upcoming Star Wars live-action TV series The Mandalorian was officially unveiled. The show is expected to debut on Disney’s upcoming streaming service sometime in 2019, but back in November, Disney and Lucasfilm also announced another Star Wars live-action series with an unknown release date. Billed as a Rogue One spin-off of sorts, it would focus on Diego Luna’s character Cassian Andor prior to the events of that movie. Now this week we have our first clue as to when it might see the light of day. Hit the jump for more details.

According to Production Weekly, the untitled Cassian Andor series is scheduled to start production in October 2019. In other words, it will not be ready when Disney+ launches later this year and probably will be aiming for a summer 2020 debut at the earliest. We still don’t know much else about the show, but the synopsis is as follows:

“The series follows the adventures of rebel spy Cassian Andor during the formative years of the Rebellion and prior to the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The rousing spy thriller will explore tales filled with espionage and daring missions to restore hope to a galaxy in the grip of a ruthless Empire.”

Diego Luna is, of course, attached to return in the lead role. Are you looking forward to a Cassian Andor TV series?

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