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Star Wars: Cassian Andor Series Confirmed for Disney+

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During today's Walt Disney Investor Day presentation, Disney confirmed that the series Star Wars: Cassian Andor was in production for the streaming service.

The series will put Diego Luna back in the role of his character from 2016's Rogue One: A Star Wars Story as a rebel who ultimately helps steal the plans to the Death Star. The show was rumored to exist late last year, and this marks the official announcement of its existence.

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Cassian has a showrunner in Stephen Schiff, who previously worked on the hit FX drama, The Americans. Also returning in the cast is Alan Tudyk's K-2SO, Cassian's helpful droid companion. Tudyk took to Twitter to confirm his involvement with the series. No other cast members for the show have been revealed at this time.

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Cassian will be the second TV show for the Star Wars franchise; the first, The Mandalorian, will premiere the same day Disney+ launches: Nov. 12.

Future Star Wars shows are in development for the streaming service. The Disney+ presentation also revealed that The Mandalorian would be available when the service launches on Nov. 12.

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Cassian Andor will premiere on Disney+. New episodes will arrive on a weekly basis.

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