Rogue One's Cassian Andor to lead new Star Wars TV series

Star Wars Film Rogue One to Get Prequel Series at Disney's Streaming Service; Diego Luna to Reprise Role

Star Wars TV series with Diego Luna as his Rogue One character in the works

While confirming the rumors that a show based around everyone's favorite bad boy Loki were indeed true, Disney CEO Bob Iger announced that a show based around Rogue One character Cassian Andor would start production next year. This time, it will be a prequel to "Rogue One".

"Going back to the Star Wars universe is very special for me", said Luna.

Beyond that, we've heard about a few other shows in the works which will most likely appear on Disney+.

The Walt Disney Company has officially revealed that their new streaming service will be called Disney+. As we learned in that movie, Cassian spent years with the Rebellion fighting the Empire and dirtied his hands quite a bit, blurring the lines of what it means to be a good guy. That's the main draw of the streaming network right now, and with Pay TV deals with studios coming up every few years, they have a chance to replace the new Disney, Marvel and Star Wars movies in the future. Jon Favreau is set to write and executive produce another series called "The Mandalorian", which will focus on the adventures of a "lone gunfighter". Instead, it sounds like we'll see five (or six) services in one, with each brand getting its own microsite within Disney+ as a whole, each with its own unique UI. But in order to properly compete with the existing major streaming giants, Disney has to bring in its own movie and series originals made specifically for the service, giving it a further edge of exclusivity for potential subscribers.

The company has yet to announce details regarding the global roll-out of Disney+.

We also recently learned that Disney will be making three Star Wars shows.

For those shows, it's unclear if Anthony Mackie, who plays Falcon, and Sebastian Stan, who plays Winter Soldier, will return for the roles. However, there's no word yet on a Scarlet Witch series that was also.

As we saw in Solo: A Star Wars Story, Disney seems hellbent on showing us the origins of familiar characters, so I'd also bet good money that Alan Tudyk will return at some point as K-2SO and we'll see how those two characters first met. Much like the Rogue One movie attempted and (in my opinion) succeeded!

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