Andor is an upcoming American television series created by Tony Gilroy for the streaming service Disney+. It is a prequel to the Star Wars film Rogue One (2016), following the character Cassian Andor five years before the events of the film.
Diego Luna executive produces and reprises his Rogue One role as Cassian Andor. Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Fiona Shaw, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller, and Genevieve O’Reilly also star. Lucasfilm was developing a number of live-action Star Wars series for Disney+ by February 2018, with a series focused on Andor announced that November, along with Luna’s involvement and Stephen Schiff‘s hiring as showrunner. Schiff was replaced by Rogue One co-writer Gilroy as creator and showrunner in April 2020. Filming began at the end of November 2020 in London, with Gilroy unable to direct as planned due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Andor is scheduled to be released in 2022, and will consist of 12 episodes.