Genevieve O’Reilly talks about how Andor really develops Mon Mothma’s character in deeper ways than we’ve seen before

Genevieve O’Reilly talks about how Andor really develops Mon Mothma’s character in deeper ways than we’ve seen before

Mon Mothma is an influential character in the Star Wars universe, but has had very little on-screen impact in the franchise. She first appeared in one brief scene in Return of the Jedi, and then cameoed in Revenge of the Sith (her bigger scenes wound up cut). She appeared in a more notable role in [...]

Details on Andor’s first season revealed, including a potentially bigger role for Mon Mothma than expected

Details on Andor’s first season revealed, including a potentially bigger role for Mon Mothma than expected

The recent Vanity Fair feature on upcoming Star Wars projects dove into Andor as well, which is said to be premiering late this summer (though the exact date is still unknown). There were some new details on what to expect in the show's first season, as well as the role of Mon Mothma in the [...]

War of the Bounty Hunters: Star Wars #15 gives us a fun and interesting story about Luke Skywalker

War of the Bounty Hunters: Star Wars #15 gives us a fun and interesting story about Luke Skywalker

The War of the Bounty Hunters continues! I've been reading along each week, but I'm a bit behind on my reviews of each issue, so I'm catching up. Star Wars #15, written by Charles Soule, is one of the most marginally connected issues to this whole crossover event it seems, but it nonetheless was one [...]

Everything we know about what Mon Mothma was up to after the Battle of Endor

Everything we know about what Mon Mothma was up to after the Battle of Endor

Mon Mothma was an influential figure in the Republic, in the Rebel Alliance, and in the New Republic. Though she doesn't have a ton of screentime in the Star Wars films, she casts an important influence in the story of Star Wars - so what was she up to after the Battle of Endor? Here's [...]

Genevieve O’Reilly to reprise role as Mon Mothma in Cassian Andor series; Tony Gilroy to serve as showrunner

Genevieve O’Reilly to reprise role as Mon Mothma in Cassian Andor series; Tony Gilroy to serve as showrunner

On Friday, Star Wars officially announced some casting for the upcoming Cassian Andor series for Disney+! Obviously Diego Luna is starring as he returns to the role of Cassian Andor, but he will be joined by newcomers Stellan Skarsgard, Denise Gough, and Kyle Soller, while Genevieve O'Reilly will reprise her role as Mon Mothma! Previously, [...]

Why did Leia Organa need to start the Resistance anyway?

Why did Leia Organa need to start the Resistance anyway?

The Force Awakens was intended to thrust the audience right into the sequel trilogy, attempting to explain just enough backstory to inform audiences about what had transpired over the past three decades since the Battle of Endor but not delving deep into the political structure of the New Republic. I assume this was intentional, since [...]

Ranking the best moments of modern day Star Wars: Numbers 46-50

Ranking the best moments of modern day Star Wars: Numbers 46-50

On Twitter, Bryan Young recently asked his followers what their favorite moment of the modern Star Wars era (the Disney era) is, and there are too many great ones to count.  Inspired by that, we'll be taking a look at this author's top 50 moments from recent Star Wars material.  Today, we look at numbers [...]