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