Disney+, Disney's new streaming service, will soon be helping the world understand just how the Star Wars rebellion began with the debut of a Cassian Andor-centered prequel series. Disney boss Bob Iger announced last year that the service had green-lit the show, with Diego Luna stepping back into the hero's shoes after originating the character in 2016's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
At Disney's D23 Expo 2019 on Friday, Aug. 23, Kathleen Kennedy confirmed that the series will begin filming next year. Here's everything we know about the upcoming Star Wars TV show.
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Additional cast members: It was announced in April that Alan Tudyk would also reprise his role as K-2SO, the former Imperial droid reprogrammed for the rebellion, and that news was confirmed on the D23 stage.
The official title: The show still doesn't have one, but Tudyk suggested on-stage that it should be called K2-Fast, K2-Furious, which honestly seems pretty great.
Premiere date: The show will begin production next year, so we likely won't see it for a bit.
Time period: The series is set before the events of Rogue One, which set up the destruction of the Death Star in the original Star Wars trilogy. It will follow Cassian's adventures as a rebel spy during the formative years of the Rebellion before Luke (Mark Hamill) ever swung a lightstaber.
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