Andor Continues the Trend of Star Wars Leaning Into Other Influences

The first three episodes of Andor delivered an experience unlike anything else in the Star Wars universe.

Not only has the series added more depth to Diego Luna’s Rogue One protagonist, but it’s also been praised for delivering a gritty, grounded spy thriller within the confines of a galaxy far, far away.

This approach to the material continues a trend that has been present in the Star Wars lineup of streaming shows, where creators often wear their influences on their sleeves.

But that trend also stretches as far back as the origin of the very series.

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