Here’s why the Disney + Rogue One prequel series about Cassian Andor could head ‘The Mandalorian’

Now that we won’t see Baby Yoda until the fall of 2020, Star Wars Fans are begging for the next Disney + series to begin. The final chapter of The Mandalorian aired on December 27, 2019.

The new Obi-Wan Kenobi series (with Ewan McGregor) and the Cassian Andor series (Diego Luna) will begin filming in 2020. Let’s see why fans believe that Rogue One: A Star Wars Story prequel could even exceed the popularity of The Mandalorian.

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When will the Cassian Andor series premiere on Disney +?

A release date is still unknown for Rogue one prequel series The program will begin filming in London in 2020. It will probably be released sometime in early 2021, according to Radio Times.

Who will star in the new “Star Wars” series on Disney +?

Diego Luna will play his role as Cassian Andor, the rebel leader who led the team to steal the Death Star plans in Rogue one. He dies at the end of the movie, so fans are excited to see him again in the new series.

“It’s been three difficult years,” Luna told fans at D23 Expo 2019. “My children won’t look me in the eye,” he admitted that they were distraught over his character’s disappearance.

K-2SO, Andor’s reprogrammed imperial droid, will also return in the series. Alan Tudyk will play his side droid role again. During the movie, K-2SO also died, so the series is officially a prequel.

No other stars are confirmed; however, Genevieve O’Reilly, Alistair Petrie and Ben Daniels are hopeful.

Directory, Tony Gilroy, who wrote large parts of Rogue one, is on board to direct multiple episodes, as well as the series pilot. Stephen Schiff will be the showrunner.

What will the prequel series “Rogue One” be about?

The details surrounding the prequel reveal that it is a series of spies inspired by the film. For any other news, we’ll look at Luna, since Disney doesn’t let any spoilers escape.

“Yes, we will have a soap opera moment,” Luna told the crowd in D23. “You can cry when I tell you, I miss you I miss you K-2.”

The star promises ten or more hours of Cassian and K-2SO, along with some moments with his soap opera background.

We can speculate that the series will include several spy missions that will follow the two characters as they fight the Empire. There should be a backstory about how the droid was rescheduled and how they met.

Why do fans think the new series could overcome the success of “The Mandalorian”?

Of all the Star Wars movies since Disney took over the franchise, Rogue inAnd receive the greatest love. Fans feel it is the best independent film. While The Mandalorian had no stars that fans already knew and loved.

“The best Disney era movie by far,” wrote one Star Wars Reddit fan. “I can’t wait for Cassian’s show!”

“Yes,” agreed another user. “Alan Tudyk, since K2 is amazing.”

Fans asked for a sequel to Rogue one, and now they are getting a complete series.

“Rogue One was top notch,” added another Redditor. “The space battle blew my mind: the Star Destroyer maneuver was so” rebel style. “I felt empathy with the characters and felt emotionally engaged. It really was a great addition to the saga and developed a lot of rebellion.”

“K-2SO, the favorite droid in Star Wars“Wrote another fan.

The only thing the Cassian Andor series needs is a great revelation that involves an adorable creature worthy of meme, and could overcome the success of The Mandalorian. You can watch the series on Disney + sometime in 2021.

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