In the most recent episodes of The Bad Batch, "The Clone Conspiracy" and "Truth and Consequences", we got our best look yet at the Imperial Senate. We glimpsed it a few months ago in Andor, but we got to see it in full action in these episodes, seeing Senators debating the Military Recruitment Bill. Arguing [...]
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How the ending of Andor episode 11 adds far more weight to the ending of Rogue One
As a prequel series, Andor has the challenge of creating an interesting story that keeps audiences engaged despite knowing where its main character winds up. The show has been excelling at that, and it has been adding depth to Rogue One in some fantastic ways. One such way that we saw recently, as I wrote [...]
Tony Gilroy has already revealed the final scene of Andor season two, happening just days prior to Rogue One
Andor has yet to even premiere, but we already know how the entire series will end. That's not the biggest surprise, given that we know the end of Cassian Andor's story already, as told in Rogue One. But showrunner Tony Gilroy revealed to The Playlist exactly how season two of the show will wrap up. [...]
Rogue One is returning to select IMAX theaters for a limited time in promotion of Andor
With Andor now a month away, the film that first introduced us to Rebel spy Cassian Andor is returning to the big screen. Rogue One is returning to select IMAX theaters on Friday, August 26, and with it will also come an exclusive sneak peak at the upcoming prequel series. The film will be re-released [...]
We now know what the Empire’s Project War Mantle was!
In Rogue One, as Jyn Erso and Cassian Andor search the Imperial archives on Scarif for the Death Star plans, Jyn rattles off a number of other project names before ultimately finding the one she's looking for: "Star Dust." One of the project names she mentions is "War Mantle," and we had no clue what [...]
Alan Tudyk says that K-2SO will not be in the first season of Andor, but will be in the show later on
A new Star Wars series, Andor, is currently filming right now, a story set as a prequel to Rogue One that centers around Rebel spy Cassian Andor. The show stars Diego Luna reprising the role of Cassian, alongside newcomers Stellan Skarsgard, Denise Gough, and Kyle Soller. Genevieve O'Reilly also returns to the franchise, reprising the [...]
Report: Toby Haynes steps in to direct Cassian Andor series
According to Deadline, there has been a director change for the upcoming Cassian Andor Disney+ series, as Toby Haynes will replace Tony Gilroy. The change has taken place for entirely understandable and pragmatic reasons, so don't freak out. Deadline says that Gilroy (who lives in New York) had to make a quick decision as to [...]
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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, [...]
Report: Cassian Andor Disney+ series adds Rogue One writer Tony Gilroy as a writer/director!
We haven't heard much about the Cassian Andor show lately, but today a report from Variety's Joe Otterson says that Tony Gilroy has joined the show as a writer. Variety reports that Gilroy will write the pilot episode of the series, but will also direct multiple episodes, working with showrunner Stephen Schiff. Gilroy has had [...]