Star Wars Celebration sees the confirmation that Alan Tudyk will return as the droid K-2SO in the Cassian Andor Rogue One prequel series for the Disney Plus streaming service.
Lucasfilm President Kathleen Kennedy announced the news Thursday that Alan Tudyk will reprise the role of K-2SO in the upcoming Cassian Andor live-action series for Disney Plus, the company’s new direct-to-consumer streaming service launching November 12. For Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Tudyk both voiced K-2SO and performed motion-capture for the towering droid, who quickly became a fan favorite thanks to his wit and sense of loyalty.
Additional news includes that the showrunner is announced with Stephen Schiff, who is known for The Americans, and will also serve as executive producer.
The series films this year and will premiere on the Disney Plus streaming service in 2021 and follows the adventures of rebel spy Cassian Andor, played by Diego Luna, during the formative years of the Rebellion and prior to the events of Rogue One. The rousing spy thriller will explore tales filled with espionage and daring missions to restore hope to a galaxy in the grip of a ruthless Empire. A release date for the series has not yet been announced.