A rise up could be televised, however by no means rushed, so the primary season of Disney+’s upcoming collection “Andor” will now debut weeks after its authentic launch date.
Arriving on Sept. 21 with a three-episode premiere, the “Rogue One” prequel collection starring Diego Luna as Cassian Andor additionally has a brand new trailer, teasing loads of motion and a few acquainted faces in the course of the early days of the Insurgent Alliance.
Set within the massive swath of time between the autumn of the Republic and “Rogue One,” “Andor” has a transparent path forward with a two-season order of 12 episodes, which can tie immediately into the 2016 movie co-written by Tony Gilroy, who’s returning as creator and showrunner for the collection.
The visually arresting trailer launched on Monday locations Luna on the coronary heart of the spy thriller because the Empire tightens its grip on the galaxy.
“They’re so proud of themselves. So fat and satisfied,” he says within the two-minute clip amid flashes from his childhood. “They can’t imagine that someone like me would ever get inside their house.”
The insurgent chief, after all, will get by with assist from a number of mates, together with returning “Star Wars” heroes Noticed Gerrera (Forest Whitaker) and Republic senator Mon Mothma (Genevieve O’Reilly), who, as we all know, will in the end assist convey the Empire to its knees.
Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller and Fiona Shaw play all new characters within the collection, which was predominantly filmed on location and with sensible results, in contrast to current “Star Wars” choices, together with “Obi-Wan Kenobi” and “The Mandalorian.”
“I love the whole world,” Luna mentioned on “Good Morning America” Monday after revealing the trailer, per Selection. “Suddenly I’m a kid on the set, because everything’s real, everything’s there. We don’t work with green screens — the stuff is built. The props work. They make noises.”
As for his character’s journey, the actor teased that we choose up with the titular spy when he’s a “regular guy that suddenly has to become part of something bigger.”
“It’s quite unique, because we know what Cassian is capable of, but we’re going to meet him when he doesn’t know he’s capable of that. “We’re going to meet him when life is tough,” he added. “It’s the beginning of the origins of a revolution, and it’s a beautiful story because it reminds us what we are capable of, what we are all capable of. There’s no Jedis around — it’s people having to take control.”
Watch the brand new trailer for “Andor” under.