The next live action Star Wars series, Andorwill take us back to the era known as the Rise of the Empire, the period between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. Prequel of Rogue One, Andor will reveal the past of Cassian Andor, the character played by Diego Luna part of the team of heroes who stole the plans of the first Death Star. Being a prequel, the series was immediately the subject of speculation about its duration, but in these hours the confirmation has arrived that Andor will be composed of only two seasons.
Confirmation has finally arrived that Andor it will last two seasons
To confirm this awaited information is The Hollywood Reporter, which revealed how Andor will consist of two seasons, both of which will consist of twelve episodes. It’s not the first time a Star Wars prequel series has been at the center of speculation about its duration, considered as Obi-Wan Kenobi, set just before Andor, has given fans hope that they will once again be able to see Ewan McGregor play the Jedi Knight during the years of the Rise of the Empire. Surprising Star Wars fans with Andor’s real life is the creator of the series himself, Tony Gilroy, former writer of Rogue One, who made an unequivocal statement;
“The last scene of the series, our 24th episode, will introduce viewers directly to Rogue One, right in the first scene of the film”
While knowing what the fate of Cassian Andor will be in the continuity of the franchise, Gilroy was keen to clarify how there is no lack of ideas and details from Cassian’s past to explore, to give further prominence to this intriguing character.
“We’re all having a prequel, we know we’re going to die. You can watch a movie for the third time and even if you saw it six months ago, you are captivated by it if you love it. “
Andor will be a story set during the Rise of the Empire, seen from the point of view of Cassian Andor, intent on discovering his role in the universe and how much it can make a difference. The series continues the story of the rise of the rebellion against the Empire, showing how people got involved.