Cassian Andor Series News


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Development & Production


Rumor
Jul. 17, 2020
'Cassian Andor' pre-production was rumored to start in July 2020, with filming rumored to begin in the Fall 2020.   (Bespin Bulletin)
Rumor
Jul. 17, 2020
'Cassian Andor's' production was rumored to possibly coincide with 'Obi-Wan Kenobi's' production.   (Making Star Wars)
Quote
Apr. 10, 2020
'Cassian Andor' was reported to be 6 weeks into pre-production before the COVID-19 pandemic struck the UK.   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor (Updated)
Apr. 06, 2020
Production on 'Cassian Andor' had been delayed due to COVID-19.   (Disney)

Dec. 13, 2019
'Cassian Andor' was rumored to begin shooting in Europe in June 2020.   (Discussing Film)
Rumor
Apr. 06, 2020
'Cassian Andor' production was rumored to be delayed due to COVID-19.   (Bespin Bulletin)
Quote
Feb. 12, 2020
Diego Luna said 'Cassian Andor' will begin filming in 2020.   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor
Oct. 15, 2019
'Cassian Andor' production was rumored to have been close to being canceled due to its unsatisfactory scripts.   (Steven Weintraub)
Quote
Nov. 15, 2018
Diego Luna indicated that he will be digitally de-aged for part of 'Cassian Andor.'   (Cast/Crew)
Official
Nov. 08, 2018
A live-action prequel series based on 'Rogue One: A Star Wars Story' was confirmed to be in development.   (Disney)

Crew


Report
Sep. 22, 2020
Toby Haynes was reported to have replaced Tony Gilroy as director of the 'Cassian Andor' series.   (Deadline)
Official
Apr. 24, 2020
Tony Gilroy was officially announced as showrunner for 'Cassian Andor', replacing Stephen Schiff, who will remain a writer on the series.   (Disney)
Official
Apr. 24, 2020
Beau Willimon was announced as a writer for 'Cassian Andor.'   (Disney)
Rumor
Apr. 06, 2020
Luke Hall was rumored to have joined 'Cassian Andor' as the production designer.   (Discussing Film)
Report
Oct. 15, 2019
Tony Gilroy was reported to write the pilot for "Cassian Andor' in addition to directing multiple episodes of the series.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Rumor
Jul. 11, 2019
Rick Famuyiwa was rumored to be in talks to direct an undisclosed amount of episodes of 'Cassian Andor.'   (Discussing Film)
Report
Nov. 30, 2018
Stephen Schiff was reported to be the showrunner for 'Cassian Andor.'   (The Hollywood Reporter)

Cast


Report
Aug. 10, 2020
Adria Arjona was reported to have joined the cast of 'Cassian Andor' in an unknown lead role.   (Deadline)
Rumor
May. 13, 2020
Jimmy Smits and Alistair Petrie were rumored to reprise their roles as Bail Organa and Davits Draven in 'Cassian Andor.'   (Bespin Bulletin)
Report (Updated)
Apr. 24, 2020
Kyle Soller's casting in 'Cassian Andor' was officially announced.   (Disney)

Apr. 16, 2020
Kyle Soller was reportedly cast in 'Cassian Andor' in an unspecified role.   (Variety)
Report (Updated)
Apr. 24, 2020
Genevieve O'Reilly's casting in 'Cassian Andor' was officially announced.   (Disney)

Apr. 24, 2020
Genevieve O’Reilly was reportedly set to reprise her role as Mon Mothma in 'Cassian Andor'.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Report (Updated)
Apr. 24, 2020
Denise Gough's casting in 'Cassian Andor' was officially announced.   (Disney)

Apr. 24, 2020
Denise Gough was reportedly cast in 'Cassian Andor' in an unspecified role.   (The Hollywood Reporter)
Report (Updated)
Apr. 24, 2020
Stellan Skarsgard's casting in 'Cassian Andor' was officially announced.   (Disney)

Apr. 16, 2020
Stellan Skarsgard was reportedly cast in 'Cassian Andor' in an unspecified role.   (Variety)
Official
Nov. 08, 2018
Diego Luna was confirmed to star as Cassian Andor in the 'Cassian Andor' prequel series.   (Disney)

Release Date


Official
Apr. 06, 2020
'Cassian Andor' was confirmed to have a 2021 release date.   (Disney)

Plot


Rumor
Jul. 26, 2020
Grand Moff Tarkin was rumored to appear in 'Cassian Andor.'   (Kessel Run Transmissions)
Official
Apr. 24, 2020
'Cassian Andor' was confirmed to take place 5 years before the events of 'Rogue One.'   (Disney)
Quote
Mar. 25, 2020
'Cassian Andor' was said to potentially feature a backlog Star Wars characters that were cut or played a small part in previous Star Wars films.   (Cast/Crew)
Rumor (Updated)
Jan. 02, 2020
A casting report indicated that part of 'Cassian Andor' will explore Cassian's childhood and teenage years.   (The Illuminerdi)

Feb. 12, 2020
'Cassian Andor' was rumored to feature flashbacks to Cassian Andor's childhood and teenage years.   (Discussing Film)
Official
Nov. 08, 2018
'Cassian Andor' was confirmed to follow the adventures of rebel spy Cassian Andor during the formative years of the Rebellion and prior to the events of Rogue One.   (Disney)