STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE Writer Tony Gilroy Signs On For CASSIAN ANDOR Disney+ Series

STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE Writer Tony Gilroy Signs On For CASSIAN ANDOR Disney+ Series

It's been announced that Tony Gilroy, who oversaw reshoots on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, will write the pilot script and direct several episodes of the Diego Luna-led Cassian Andor Disney+ series...

Tony Gilroy is set to return to the galaxy far, far away for Disney+'s upcoming Cassian Andor show.

The Bourne Legacy filmmaker, who co-wrote Gareth Edwards' Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and was then brought on to helm the extensive reshoots (although many consider him to be the film's ghost director) for the 2016 Star Wars movie, will now pen the pilot script and direct an undisclosed number of episodes of the prequel series.

Plot details are still under wraps, but we do know that the show will focus on the early days of Andor (Diego Luna) and his droid sidekick K-2SO (Alan Tudyk) before they joined the Rebellion.

The Americans producer Stephen Schiff will serve as showrunner on the untitled series, which is one of three live-action projects Lucasfilm is developing for Disney+, along with The Mandalorian and an Obi-Wan Kenobi series starring Ewan McGregor.
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