The next live-action Star Wars series on Disney Plus, Diego Luna’s Andor, has found its crew of directors to helm the prequel.
Disney Plus is pushing full-steam ahead in fleshing out the expansive Star Wars universe as production is seemingly ready to start soon on Diego Luna’s Andor series. The Rogue One spin-off is just one series in the impressive list of Star Wars shows Disney is working on including Ahsoka Tano, The Acolyte, and The Book of Boba Fett. But the series following Luna’s Cassian Andor has assembled some impressive creatives.
As revealed by Discussing Film, directors Ben Caron and Susanna White will helm some of the Diego Luna series alongside Toby Haynes. Caron is best known for directing the likes of The Crown, Skins and Sherlock, while White has previously helmed Nanny McPhee Returns, Masters of Sex, Billions and HBO’s Generation Kill. Given the wide range of genres the pair have experience in t’ll be interesting to see what they bring to their respective Andor episodes.
What do you make of the directors taking on the Andor series? Are you excited to see Diego Luna in the Star Wars universe again? Sound-off in the comments below!
Here is the official synopsis for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story:
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
Directed by Gareth Edwards from a screenplay co-written by Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy based on a story by John Knoll and Gary Whitta, Rogue One stars Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Ben Mendelsohn, Donnie Yen, Mads Mikkelsen, Alan Tudyk, Riz Ahmed, with Jiang Wen and Forest Whitaker.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is now available on Digital HD, Blu-Ray, and DVD. Stay tuned for all the latest news on Diego Luna, Andor and the future of the franchise and be sure to subscribe to Heroic Hollywood’s YouTube channel for more great video content!
Source: Discussing Film