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Diego Luna Knows as Little About the Cassian Andor Series as Fans Do

Diego Luna, star of the upcoming Star Wars solo series centering Cassian Andor, has revealed he has no clue when the prequel TV show will start filming.

Disney only made the announcement this week, as it slowly rolls out plans for content on the Disney+ streaming platform, with this show revolving around Cassian's time as a spy during the early years of the Rebellion.

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When asked by Collider for a time frame on the start of production, Luna admitted, "That I don’t know. I know as much as you know. That thing they sent to the press? I got that the day before." He also confirmed that he's really In the dark, as he also found out about the series only recently.

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How recently?

"Very recently, that’s why I know very little. Very recently," he confessed. "I’m thrilled, I’m happy; it’s a dream come true to go back to that universe. I grew up watching those films and now I’m sharing that with my kids, so I’m very happy."

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The description for the series said the 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 title for the project and a release date have not been announced, but the TV series will go into production next year. The Rogue One prequel will follow Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian as the second live-action Star Wars series for Disney+.

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