“Andor” wrapped up its first season in November, and followers cannot wait till the second (and ultimate) installment of the Star Wars collection premieres someday in 2024. And whereas it is a thriller what is going to occur to the present’s titular hero, Cassian Andor (Diego Luna), and different insurrection members like Mon Mothma (Genevieve O’Reilly), Bix (Adria Arjona), and Luthen (Stellan Skårsgard), there are some fairly large issues we all know in regards to the new season.
The present serves as a prequel to 2016’s “Rogue One,” which first introduces followers to Cassian. Mon Mothma additionally seems in that movie, so viewers know that each characters will survive the second season. Season one coated one yr in Cassian’s life, whereas season two will cowl the subsequent 4 years earlier than “Rogue One.” Luna defined that a part of the explanation for that call is they need him to look in regards to the age he did after they filmed “Rogue One.” In a Dec. 19 interview with Collider, he defined of the thought of giving annually its personal season, “It is not attainable, however you already know what? It is not due to us. It is due to Rogue One. I imply, I additionally must look shut sufficient to ‘Rogue One.’ Are you able to think about me in 10 years pretending to be the [character] I used to be 20 years in the past? Simply inconceivable. I imply, sadly there is no machines or CGI that may do it.”
Again in November, O’Reilly advised POPSUGAR that her character, Mon Mothma, like Cassian, is on a journey to grow to be the particular person viewers met in “Rogue One.” She mentioned on season two, “I am hopeful that it is going to be actually gritty and dextrous and dramatic and simply thrilling. I am excited to return to this, [which is] not all the time the case.”
Tony Gilroy, who serves because the collection’s creator, advised Empire again in Could that season two could have the same construction to the primary season, the place each three episodes function a person narrative arc. “The size of the present is so big,” he mentioned. He defined of the primary season, “Administrators work in blocks of three episodes, so we did 4 blocks [in Season 1] of three episodes every.”
Based on Gilroy, the construction of season two flowed straight out of that call. “We appeared and mentioned, ‘Wow, it would be actually fascinating if we come again, and we use every block to symbolize a yr. We’ll transfer a yr nearer with every block,'” he advised Empire. “From a story viewpoint, it is actually thrilling to have the ability to work on one thing the place you do a Friday, Saturday and Sunday, after which leap a yr.”
Luna posted on Instagram on Dec. 12 that the brand new season is filming now, and rumor has it that new episodes will hit screens in 2024. Learn on for what we all know up to now about “Andor” season two.