Now, the actor is getting his own live-action Disney+ Original series, simply titled Andor. Originally slated for release on August 31, 2022, Luna has now confirmed that the show will now debut nearly a month later on September 21, 2022.
Luna shared the news on Good Morning America today. He also shared additional details about the show, discussing how the series will explore a “very tough time” in Andor’s life before he meets the rest of the Rogue One crew and attempts to destroy the first Death Star.
The actor also shared that this is a period in the Star Wars galaxy in which “there are no Jedi” and regular people are having to rise up against Emperor Palpatine’s Galactic Empire “as a community.”
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The official description of Rogue One reads:
From Lucasfilm comes the first of the Star Wars standalone films, “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” an all-new epic adventure. In a time of conflict, a group of unlikely heroes band together on a mission to steal the plans to the Death Star, the Empire’s ultimate weapon of destruction. This key event in the Star Wars timeline brings together ordinary people who choose to do extraordinary things, and in doing so, become part of something greater than themselves.
Are you surprised Andor has been delayed?