As the mandalorian (2019) came to Disney+ in 2019, Star Wars it has slowly been taken over by live-action television shows. last year saw boba fett book (2021) finally arrive (albeit to the disappointment of many), followed by this year’s Obi Wan Kenobi (2022).
the next is Andor (2022), which serves as a prequel to Star Wars derivative film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016), which acts as a prequel to Star Wars: Episode IV — A New Hope (1977), so technically speaking, the upcoming show is a prequel to a prequel, if you will.
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While the recent trailers have stirred up a lot of excitement within the Star Wars fanbase, Disney’s D23 Expo has just unveiled the final trailer for the show. And you can check it out below:
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The final trailer certainly has more than one Star Wars “feel” than previous trailers, but we can only “hope” it delivers the thrills and spectacle it promises!
Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy took the stage for the D23 Lucasfilm panel, confirming that the series will have 24 episodes in two parts (12 and 12), while the last 12 are almost finished filming (the first three episodes of the ” set one” will begin airing on September 21).
She was joined by cast members Diego Luna, Genevieve O’Reilly, Adria Arjona, and Kyle Soller, who will play Cassian Andor, Mon Mothma, Bix Caleen, and Syril on the show.
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According to the officer Star Wars website, here is the synopsis of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story:
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the standalone Star Wars films, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things and in doing so become part of something bigger than themselves.
The film stars Felicity Jones (Jyn Erso), Diego Luna (Captain Cassian Andor), Ben Mendelsohn (Director Orson Krennic), Donnie Yen (Chirrut Imwe), Mads Mikkelsen (Galen Erso), and Alan Tudyk (K-2SO).
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rogue one takes place five years before the events of A new hopeweather Andor will ultimately lead to the events of rogue one.
According to Wikipedia, here is the official synopsis of Andor:
Picking up five years before the events of Rogue One (2016), the series follows a cast of characters during the time a Rebel Alliance forms in opposition to the Galactic Empire. One of these characters is Cassian Andor, a thief who becomes a revolutionary and eventually joins the Rebellion.
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Andor starring Diego Luna (Cassian Andor), Genevieve O’Reilly (Mon Mothma), Stellan Skarsgård (Luthen Rael), Adria Arjona (Bix Caleen), Denise Gough (Dedra Meero), Kyle Soller (Syril), Fiona Shaw (Maarva) , and Forest Whitaker (Saw Gerrera).
The first three episodes of Andor will stream on Disney+ on September 21, 2022. The rest of the episodes will be released every week thereafter through November 23. The last 12 episodes are still in development.
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