Disney held a conference call earlier today which saw a second Star War TV series announced for their upcoming streaming service that will start filming next year.
Their second Star Wars TV seriesÂ will follow the adventures of Rebel spy Cassian Andor during the formative years of the Rebellion and prior to the events ofÂ Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.
Diego Luna will reprise the role of Andor, which he originated in the 2016 film.
â€śGoing back to the Star Wars universe is very special for me,â€ť said Luna. â€śI have so many memories of the great work we did together and the relationships I made throughout the journey. We have a fantastic adventure ahead of us, and this new exciting format will give us the chance to explore this character more deeply.â€ť
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 will be announced at a later date.
The Cassian Andor â€‹Rogue One prequel series joins Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian for the Disney streaming service.