Last year it was reported that a Disney+ exclusive series based on Cassian Andor was announced with Diego Luna returning to reprise his role as the character. Today Disney held a press conference about the service, which revealed some new details about the series. Alongside Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk will also be returning to reprise his role as K-2SO. In addition to this reveal, the official Star Wars website also confirmed that Stephen Schiff will be serving as showrunner and executive producer on the project.
The series will revolve around Cassian Andor during the early years of the Rebellion and taking place before Rogue One. Production of the the series will begin this year and the series is set to premiere on the service in 2021.
Disney also provided an official description for the service.
Launching on November 12, 2019, at $6.99 a month, Disney+ will be the ultimate streaming destination for movies and shows from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic. From The Walt Disney Company’s Direct-to-Consumer and International segment, Disney+ will offer ad-free programming with a variety of original feature-length films, documentaries, live action and animated series and short-form content, along with unprecedented access to Disney’s incredible library of film and television entertainment. The service will also be the exclusive streaming home for films released by The Walt Disney Studios in 2019 and beyond, including “Captain Marvel,” “Avengers: Endgame,” “Toy Story 4,” “The Lion King,” “Aladdin,” and “Star Wars Episode IX.”
The Disney+ streaming service will launch on November 12, 2019.
Source: Star Wars