Disney dropped a new trailer for Andor, the live-action Star Wars series, on Monday with new release date and three-episode premiere.
Beginning five years before the events of the Star Wars spin-off film Rogue One (2016), the series follows an ensemble cast of characters during the time that a Rebel Alliance is forming in opposition to the Galactic Empire. One of these characters is Cassian Andor, a thief who becomes a revolutionary and eventually joins the Rebellion.
Andor was originally set to debut on August 31, 2022 with two-episodes, but has been delayed until September 21 with an additional episode releasing on premiere night. The first 12-episode season will take place of the span of one year in Andor’s life.
The show was created by Tony Gilroy as a prequel to Rogue One, the series follows thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian during the five years before the events of the film. Diego Luna executive produces and reprises his role as Cassian. Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller, and Fiona Shaw also star.
Additionally, Forest Whitaker reprises his role as Saw Gerrera, a veteran of the Clone Wars and the leader of a militant insurgent group. Robert Emms and David Hayman have been cast in undisclosed supporting roles.