The primary two episodes of “Andor” season one, the latest Star Wars sequence, will likely be launched on Disney+ on Aug. 31, however earlier than we have even seen a second of it, some main issues are already taking place for season two. The sequence, which follows “Rogue One” hero Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), covers the 5 years earlier than the occasions of that film, which embody — five-year-old spoiler alert — Cassian’s dying.
Season one in every of “Andor” will cowl the primary 12 months, whereas season two will sort out the subsequent 4, with the sequence finale ending simply as “Rogue One” begins.
Tony Gilroy, who serves because the sequence’s creator, advised Empire again in Could in regards to the sequence, “The size of the present is so large.” He defined, “Administrators work in blocks of three episodes, so we did 4 blocks [in Season 1] of three episodes every.”
The construction of season two, he defined, flowed straight out of that call. “We regarded and mentioned, ‘Wow, it would be actually fascinating if we come again, and we use every block to symbolize a 12 months. We’ll transfer a 12 months nearer with every block,'” he advised Empire. “From a story viewpoint, it is actually thrilling to have the ability to work on one thing the place you do a Friday, Saturday and Sunday, after which leap a 12 months.”
We do not know a lot about what is going to occur in “Andor”‘s first season, or which of the solid members — in addition to Luna — will return for the second. Star Wars followers know Genevieve O’Reilly’s Mon Mothma will make it out of the sequence alive, because the character seems within the authentic trilogy, which is ready after the present. Forest Whitaker may even be reprising his function as Noticed Gerrera, who seems in “Rogue One.” However the fates of characters performed by Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller, and Fiona Shaw stay unknown. Learn on for what we do know to this point about “Andor” season two.