The primary three episodes of LucasFilm‘s new Star Wars collection, Andor, at the moment are formally accessible! Disney+ launched the installments collectively as a block, seemingly as a tactic to safe future viewers because of the present’s sluggish burn pacing. That stated, the rest of the primary season shall be making its solution to the streaming service in weekly doses.
Helmed by Physician Who and Sherlock director Toby Haynes, the preliminary three-episode Andor arc reintroduces us to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’s insurgent spy Cassian Andor, who died heroically on the finish of that film. As Andor is a prequel to that prequel, we meet the character right here at an earlier stage in his life when he’s nonetheless only a shifty thief who will kill mercilessly to cowl his tracks, and who doesn’t precisely have his eyes on the revolutionary prize fairly but. Nonetheless, by the top of episode three, Andor has encountered the enigmatic Luthen Rael (Stellan Skarsgård) who makes him a suggestion he can’t actually refuse, and it seems like Andor shall be thrown into the Rebel in opposition to the Empire fairly rapidly.
Should you’re longing for extra Andor, you’re in luck, because the present has a for much longer episode depend than fellow Star Wars collection The Mandalorian, The Ebook of Boba Fett, and Obi-Wan Kenobi, delivering 12 episodes in its first season. Episode 4 shall be launched on Wednesday, September 28, with future episodes arriving weekly each Wednesday. The finale is deliberate for November 23. A second season of the present can be in improvement! It’s presently with no launch window, nonetheless, it can equally include 12 episodes.
The primary season of Andor takes place over a yr within the Star Wars timeline, with the second season masking the following 4 years of Cassian’s life.