Cassian Andor Rogue One Prequel Series Begins Shooting This Year for Disney+

Don't be afraid, Fans of Star Wars . The series Rogue One Prequel with Diego Luna in the role of Cassian Andor remains on the right track and should start shooting this year. The show was originally announced in November 2018 and has been in development at Lucasfilm since then, with the show set to debut on the Disney + streaming service. Now Luna has shed light on the project.

Diego Luna was one of the main actors in Rogue One which became a huge success within the franchise. Luna recently promoted season 2 of Narcos: Mexico and, in an interview, was asked about the status of the show. Here's what Luna had to say about it.

"Yes, we are doing it. We are doing it this year. It is happening, and I am preparing for it."

The actor doesn't know much about what to expect from the Disney + series, but says that he has read some of the scripts. It had previously been revealed that Tony Gilroy, who had stepped in to help rewrite and resume major filming on Rogue One was to write the first episode of the series, as well as directing several episodes. Stephen Schiff ( Americans ) should act as a showrunner. Speaking further, Diego Luna explained why he was delighted to go back in Cassian Andor's galactic space boots. t wait. It's really cool to tell a story that you already know the end of. It’s a different approach because of the beauty and that’s how it goes. It's not just what's going on. This is not the typical way to approach a story. It's about the way things are going, making it the same as the one that happened in Rogue One. You know the end, but you don't know how it happened, and we have this challenge before us again, which is exciting. "

Indeed, Cassian Andor and the rest of the crew who stole the plans for the death star met their disappearance at the end of the film. The idea is that we will trace Cassian's journey through rebellion before the fateful mission. Rogue One has planted many seeds that suggest Cassian has a dark and complicated past to explore. It has already been confirmed that 39; Alan Tudyk will resume his role as loyal droid buddy of Cassian, K-2SO. Beyond that, no other casting details have been revealed.

The Mandalorian debuted on Disney + last year and became a huge success. More importantly, it was widely adopted by fans of Star Wars and does not seem to be a source at all Lucasfilm is also working on an Obi-Wan Kenobi series that will feature Ewan McG regor as an iconic Jedi, which is expected to start filming early next year. Rogue One directed by Gareth Edwards, was released in 2016 and made more than a billion dollars at the box office. We will be sure to keep you informed as soon as more details about the project become available. This news comes to us via Entertainment Tonight.

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