Rogue One’s Tony Gilroy Returns to Direct Cassian Andor Series

Rogue One’s Tony Gilroy returns to direct Cassian Andor sequence

It’s been some time since we’ve heard any updates about Disney+’s upcoming Star Wars automobile centering on Cassian Andor. Diego Luna will return to play his ill-fated Rogue One character alongside Alan Tudyk’s Okay-2SO in a brand new sequence that takes place previous to the occasions of that movie. But now, it appears like Tudyk and Luna aren’t the one Rogue One alumni coming again for seconds. Variety brings phrase that the movie’s co-writer (and stealth reshoot ghost director), Tony Gilroy, has joined the venture as nicely.

Gilroy and Chris Weitz penned the Rogue One screenplay from a narrative by Gary Whitta and John Knoll. Of course, Gilroy was already a longtime filmmaker lengthy earlier than he got here aboard the primary Star Wars anthology film. He beforehand earned Oscar nominations for Best Director and Best Original Screenplay for his work on Michael Clayton in 2007. Gilroy additionally wrote or co-wrote the primary three movies within the Jason Bourne sequence. He later made his franchise directorial debut with The Bourne Legacy in 2012. Most not too long ago, Gilroy directed Beirut, which opened final 12 months.

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Gilroy is writing Cassian Andor’s pilot episode and also will direct a number of episodes of the sequence. He will work beneath Stephen Schiff, who’s performing as showrunner. When Lucasfilm first introduced the sequence, they described it as a “rousing spy thriller” that follows the title character throughout the Rebellion’s early years. Given his well-received work on the Bourne movies, it appears like Gilroy is the appropriate man to deliver this idea to life.

No launch date is at the moment set for Cassian Andor. However, we count on extra particulars will emerge after The Mandalorian concludes its first season.

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