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Remember when Diego Luna’s Rogue One persona, Cassian Andor, died, and we had been all very unhappy? Well, nice information—he’s again! Disney introduced Thursday that the actor will megastar in a new prequel sequence for its upcoming streaming carrier.
In a press liberate, Disney Chairman and C.E.O. Bob Iger introduced that Lucasfilm is creating its 2d live-action Star Wars sequence. (The first, referred to as The Mandalorian, will come from Jon Favreau.) The newly introduced sequence will center of attention on the early days of the Rebellion, with the undercover agent Cassian Andor at its middle. Production is scheduled to start in 2019, however the liberate date continues to be observed.
“Going back to the Star Wars universe is very special for me,” Luna mentioned in a observation. “I have so many memories of the great work we did together and the relationships I made throughout the journey. We have a fantastic adventure ahead of us, and this new exciting format will give us the chance to explore this character more deeply.”
Per the discharge, enthusiasts can be expecting the entire same old Star Wars fare: motion, adventures, espionage—the entire intergalactic enchilada. But one the most important query stays: will Luna in any case get to contact Jabba the Hutt’s abdominal? Because for Disney to stay a guy from his one true want, at the same time as he stars in its personal tv display, could be very merciless.
As for the streaming carrier itself: it in any case has a identify! The direct-to-consumer platform, we discovered Thursday, will likely be referred to as Disney+—as a result of in spite of the disasters of such enterprises as Google+ and Diet Coke Plus, firms are nonetheless bent on letting their shoppers know simply how further they’re. Then once more, if somebody can defy the curse of the plus signal, Disney turns out like a lovely protected guess.