Thursday (08) was busy for Disney fans: with the announcement of the name of the long-awaited company streaming platform, Disney +, CEO Bob Iger also revealed new information about the productions expected to debut in his new service. Among them, a new spin-off series of Star Wars about Cassian Andor, carried out by Diego Luna.
Luna’s character first appeared in the film franchise for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and won over audiences for his charisma. The new series is announced as a prequel to Rogue One and, with Andor as the protagonist, we are expected to see what the rebel spy’s life was like before the events of attack on the first Death Star, narrated in the film.
The production is expected to be a spy thriller and its plot will address the character’s boldest missions in his hopeful struggle to restore peace in the galaxy amid the rise of Vader’s merciless empire. It has not yet been revealed whether other characters already known to Star Wars fans will appear in the new series saga.
Diego Luna happily comments on replaying Andor’s role: “Going back to the Star Wars universe is very special to me. I have so many memories of the great work we did together and the relationships I made along the way. We have a fantastic adventure ahead of us. and this exciting new format will give us a chance to explore that character more deeply. ”
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