If you happen to’re searching for an indulgent Star Wars present chock filled with cameos, then Andor in all probability isn’t for you. The sequence is a prequel centered round Diego Luna’s character from Rogue One, a thief turned insurgent spy. And whereas characters from throughout the Star Wars universe — similar to Insurgent Alliance chief Mon Mothma (Genevieve O’Reilly) — will make appearances all through Andor, showrunner Tony Gilroy informed IGN that he was extra involved with telling story than catering to followers’ calls for.
“We didn’t need to do something that was fan service,” defined Gilroy. “We by no means needed to have something… the mandate within the very starting was that it could be as completely non-cynical because it may probably be, that the present would simply be actual and trustworthy.”
After some delays, the 12 episode sequence will premiere on Disney Plus on Sept. 21. Along with Luna and O’Reilly, Andor additionally stars Stellan Skarsgård (Mamma Mia), Adria Arjona (Morbius), and Denis Gough (Colette). Forest Whitaker reprises his function as Noticed Gerrara, a personality who first appeared in Star Wars: The Clone Wars, earlier than showing in Rogue One.