The following article comprises spoilers for the primary three episodes of Andor, now streaming on Disney+.
While Andor Season 1 solely premiered days in the past, and Season 2 is probably going nonetheless years away, the sequence showrunner acknowledges the second season is already mapped out.
“Well, it’s certainly known. Yeah,” present boss Tony Gilroy advised Rolling Stone concerning the standing of the scriptwriting. “The writing process is super-complicated, ’cause we really try to get everything just absolutely perfect, and it’s 700 pages of original material.”
“It’s an incredible amount of scene work and actors,” Gilroy mentioned. “I’m expecting the last script from my brother [screenwriter and director Dan Gilroy] in a week on his block. I owe my three scripts, but they’re all sketched out. We know exactly what we’re doing, but the moment-to-moment details of it will probably still be being hammered out through April.”
What’s Happened in Andor, and What’s to Come
Gilroy has beforehand acknowledged Andor’s subsequent season is scheduled to start out capturing in November, and work persevering with effectively into 2023. The showrunner added post-production would probably take one other 12 months, placing the Season 2 premiere no sooner than late 2024.
Andor has already been greenlit for 2 seasons consisting of 12 episodes apiece. The sequence was initially conceived as an formidable five-season venture, however Gilroy later determined the present would work higher with a extra condensed storyline.
The sequence showcases the five-year journey of the titular thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian Andor, performed by Diego Luna and first launched in 2016’s Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. In the sequence first three episodes, Andor’s actions catch the attention of the regional Pre-Mor Authority whereas he searches for the whereabouts of his long-lost sister Kerri. Wanted for the loss of life of two of its officers, Andor tries to lift the money to flee his planet of residence, Ferrix.
He discovers the client for a stolen piece of Imperial tech — Luthen Rael, performed by Stellan Skarsgård — is secretly a part of the Rebel Alliance, who seeks to recruit Andor into the Rebellion. The preliminary episodes additionally characteristic a flashback sequence chronicling a part of Andor – then generally known as Kassa – and Kerri’s childhood.
Genevieve O’Reilly and Forest Whitaker may also reprise their Rogue One roles in future episodes, taking part in Rebel Alliance chief Mon Mothma and militant rebel Saw Gerrera, respectively.
The first three episodes of Andor premiered Sept. 21 and are at the moment streaming on Disney+, with new episodes dropping every Wednesday.
Source: Rolling Stone