‘Star Wars’: Diego Luna Says Cassian Andor Series Is ‘A Dream Come True’

Cassian Andor Star Wars SeriesIn a new interview, Diego Luna shared his excitement for the upcoming live-action series focused on his Rogue One character, Cassian Andor.

Last week, it was announced a Cassian Andor live-action series was in development at Lucasfilm for Disney+. The series is set to follow Cassian before the events of Rogue One described as a, “rousing spy thriller.” Luna sat down with Collider while promoting Narcos: Mexico and revealed when he found out about the new series:

“Very recently, that’s why I know very little. Very recently. I’m thrilled, I’m happy; it’s a dream come true to go back to that universe. I grew up watching those films and now I’m sharing that with my kids, so I’m very happy.”

Production for the series is expected to start next year and Luna doesn’t seem to know much more than that:

“That I don’t know. I know as much as you know. That thing they sent to the press? I got that the day before.”

Here’s the official synopsis for the first Star Wars live-action series, The Mandalorian:

After the stories of Jango and Boba Fett, another warrior emerges in the Star Wars universe. The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order. We follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the outer reaches of the galaxy far from the authority of the New Republic.

The Mandalorian will debut exclusively on Disney+, which is expected to launch by the end of 2019. Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of the Star Wars franchise as we learn it.

Source: Collider

New ‘Aquaman’ Movie-Themed Comic Variant Covers Spotlight Arthur & Mera

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Aquaman DC Comics Arthur Curry MeraDC Comics has unveiled the Aquaman movie-themed variant covers for the Justice League/Aquaman: Drowned Earth crossover event.

DC Comics’ Justice League and Aquaman series’ will soon crossover for a story arc titled Drowned Earth and the publisher is releasing variant covers based on Warner Bros.’ upcoming film about the King of Atlantis to commemorate the event. Now, six variant covers featuring Jason Momoa’s Arthur Curry and Amber Heard’s Mera have been released with illustrations from artists Francis Manapul, Francesco Mattina, Lucio Parillo, Ben Oliver, Dale Keown, and Nicola Scott.

You can check out the first cover below and click “next” to continue the gallery!

Aquaman DC Comics Arthur Curry Mera

Justice League/Aquaman: Drowned Earth #1 will be available on October 31, 2018.

From Warner Bros. Pictures and director James Wan comes an acition-packed adventure that spans the vast, visually breathtaking underwater world of the seven seas, “Aquaman,” starring Jason Momoa in the title role. The film reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be… a king.

Directed by James Wan, Aquaman stars Jason Momoa as Arthur Curry, Amber Heard as Mera, Willem Dafoe as Vulko, Patrick Wilson as Orm / Ocean Master, Dolph Lundgren as Nereus, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II as Black Manta, Nicole Kidman as Atlanna, Ludi Lin as Captain Murk, and Temuera Morrison as Tom Curry.

Aquaman will be released in theaters on December 21, 2018.

Source: ComicBookMovie.com

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