Here’s the latest from: Star Wars – The Direct
Star Wars has been bringing a broad range of content to Disney+ from the anime anthology of Visions to the blockbuster event of The Mandalorian. Now, the galaxy far, far away has something new to offer with Andor, a spy thriller starring Diego Luna’s Rogue One rebel.
As most will be aware, Cassian Andor, unfortunately, met his demise by the end of Rogue One with the Empire’s destruction of Scariff in his efforts to retrieve the plans for the Death Star. But Andor will jump back five years before his death to explore his early days as a rebel spy.
Ahead of the premiere of the 12-episode first season on Wednesday, September 21, Andor has already been picked up for Season 2 which will lead directly up to Rogue One, ultimately telling the whole story of Cassian’s rebel journey.
Clearly, Lucasfilm is going all-in on Andor and creator Tony Gilroy’s vision for a spy thriller in the Star Wars galaxy. But are the early episodes even worth watching? The Direct got the opportunity to preview the first four episodes of Andor, and here’s why it’s worth the watch….