Many Star Wars fans were quick to react to today’s surprising news of Rogue One‘s Cassian Andor getting a live-action Disney Plus series.
During Disney’s earnings call, Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger revealed that a Cassian Andor live-action series is coming to the Disney Plus streaming service. Diego Luna is set to reprise his role as Cassian for the new series set before Rogue One, with production starting next year. Fans were quick to react to the exciting news, you can check out some of the reactions below!
Can’t wait to see all the important figures in Cassian Andor’s life he mercy killed to become the man we met at the start of Rogue One! https://t.co/mY5KBl3xKd
— Joshua Yehl (@JoshuaYehl) November 8, 2018
Scarlet Witch, Loki, and Cassian Andor are getting their own series pic.twitter.com/ptJj5OBKSP
— dani💚 (@JakkuSmoak) November 8, 2018
so the #CassianAndor show:
rise of the rebellion era: ✔
based on one of the best new characters: ✔
poc lead: ✔
lots of chances for cameos from beloved characters like ahsoka, the ghost crew, k2, enfys nest, and bail organa: ✔
I already love it and it is my favorite.
— bitch king of angmar (@SarahDemp) November 8, 2018
— But Why Tho? (@ButWhyThoPC) November 8, 2018
— John Hoey (@JohnnyHoey) November 8, 2018
LRT more Cassian Andor soon! pic.twitter.com/S1UcgklPVA
— lyssy⁷ (@deducinglyssy) November 8, 2018
So insanely excited to see my favorite Rebel getting his own TV series. pic.twitter.com/LWeF3VzZcQ
— Michael Mistroff (@mmistroff) November 8, 2018
Are you excited for a Cassian Andor series? Comment below!
The Mandalorian will be the first live-action Star Wars series written by Jon Favreau who also serves as executive producer along with Star Wars Rebels creator Dave Filoni, Colin Wilson, and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy. Karen Gilchrist will co-executive produce. In addition to executive producing, Filoni has also been confirmed to direct the first episode with additional episodes helmed by Deborah Chow (Jessica Jones), Rick Famuyiwa (Dope), Bryce Dallas Howard (Solemates), and Taika Waititi (Thor: Ragnarok).
Here’s the official synopsis for 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 Plus, which is expected to launch by the end of 2019.
‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Concept Art Reveals Alternate Captain America Suit & Shield Designs
New Avengers: Infinity War concept art reveals alternate designs for Captain America's costume and shield.
Avengers: Infinity War reunited audiences with Captain America after the First Avenger was forced to go on the run following the events of Civil War. While Steve Rogers donned a more disheveled version of his traditional costume in the film, new concept art reveals that the creative team behind the project initially considered alternate designs for the suit and shield, some of which pay tribute to the U.S. Agent and the Super Soldier outfits in the comics.
You can check out the first photo below and click "Next" to continue the gallery!
What do you think these alternate designs? Share your thoughts in the comments section below!
A culmination of 22 interconnected films the fourth installment of the Avengers saga will draw audiences to witness the turning point of this epic journey. Our beloved heroes will truly understand how fragile this reality is and the sacrifices that must be made to uphold it.
Directed by Joe and Anthony Russo, Avengers 4 is expected to star Robert Downey Jr., Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Tom Holland, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Anthony Mackie, Sebastian Stan, Danai Gurira, Letitia Wright, Dave Bautista, Zoe Saldana, Paul Rudd, Jeremy Renner, Brie Larson, Josh Brolin and Chris Pratt.
Avengers 4 is scheduled to be released in theaters on May 3, 2019.