Live-Action Cassian Andor Television Series Announced

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Disney CEO Bob Iger announced today that Lucasfilm will be developing a live-action television sereis about Cassian Andor, the Rebel spy from the 2016 film Rogue One. Taking place before the events of that movie, the show will explore espionage the early days of the rebellion and their fight against the empire.

This marks the second live-action television sereis in development for Star Wars. The Jon Favro led The Mandalorian is in production now, and was the first to be announced back in November of 2017, though the title was announced only last month. The, as of now unnamed, Cassian Andor series will premiere on Disney’s new streaming Service Disney+ and is scheduled to go into production in 2019.