Diego Luna “Shocked” About His Return to Star Wars


Diego Luna He was ready to put the Star Wars franchise behind him after 2016 rogue one Who saw his entire character Cassian Andor meet his fateful end in a valiant attempt to redeem the Death Star’s plans with his entire team. “I was shocked,” said Luna. diverse In the Andor Premiere when he received the callback for the Disney + series prequel Andor He described it as “a beautiful and inspiring journey.”

Cassian Andor (Diego Luna) at ANDOR by Lucasfilm, exclusively on Disney+. © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved.

How did Luna fall apart? Andor Provides an opportunity for fans to learn more about Cassian. “I think Rogue One is a movie about an event, but you don’t know much about these characters,” he said. “That tall figure [is] A great way to delve deeper into who they are and why they make the choices they make.” Creator and Showrunner Tony Gilroy He wanted to tell the story of how the title character became an accomplished warrior spy who eventually became for Gareth Edwards Film (co-written by Gilroy).

Andor: Diego Luna
Mon Mothma (Genevieve O’Reilly) at ANDOR by Lucasfilm, exclusively on Disney+. © 2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All rights reserved.

“I really wanted to watch the education and development of the revolutionary,” Gilroy said. “How is someone politicized? How do they learn to understand [how] To make a serious commitment to it? how to change their lives, [and] What did they cost? The series takes place five years before the events of rogue one. back too Genevieve O’Reilly, who reprized her role as Mon Mothma from Star Wars prequels and Edwards. “If we start somewhere completely different where ‘Rogue One’ is, and you only have two seasons to do it, I think it really focuses on storytelling,” she explained. “It could just be a hotbed of creativity.” “It’s really good to have limitations,” Gilroy said of the series, which is planned over two seasons. “It is very useful to know where we are going.” Andor Premiere on September 21 on Disney +.

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