Star Wars Celebration is kicking off this week and we expect a lot of first looks at the upcoming Star Wars series’. Today, Lucasfilm showcased the first trailer for Andor, which will be a prequel to Rogue One. The trailer is jam-packed with Star Wars “goodness” and we couldn’t be more excited.
We get our first looks at Genevieve O’Reilly’s Mon Mothma, Stellan Skarsgard, Fiona Shaw, Alex Lawther’s Rick, Kyle Soller, and of course Diego Luna’s Andor.
Certain characters have yet to be named but we can expect some of the big-name actors to be vital to the story.
Check the trailer out down below!
“Andor follows the adventures of Rebel spy Cassian Andor during the formative years of the Rebellion and prior to the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Diego Luna will reprise the role of Andor, which he originated in the 2016 film. The rousing spy thriller will explore tales filled with espionage and daring missions to restore hope to a galaxy in the grip of a ruthless Empire.”
Also reprising their roles are Jimmy Smits as Bail Organa, Alistair Petrie as General Draven, and Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma, with newcomers Stellan Skarsgard (Pirates of the Caribbean: At Worlds End), Denise Gough (The Kid Who Would Be King), Adria Arjona (Pacific Rim: Uprising), Kyle Soller (Anna Karenia), and Robert Emms (Chernobyl) all in unknown roles.
Tony Gilroy, who co-wrote Rogue One, wrote and serve as showrunner for the series, which takes place five years before the events of the film. Directors on the project include Toby Haynes (Black Mirror), Ben Caron (The Crown), and Susanna White (Nanny McPhee Returns). Additional writers on the series include Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler), Beau Willimon (House of Cards), and Stephen Schiff (The Americans).
The series will debut on DIsney+ on August 31st.