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Here’s How Andor Season 2 Will Lead Into Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Much like the now-wrapped “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” the next “Star Wars” series will focus on another fan-favorite character. “Andor” will focus on the titular Rebellion spy (Diego Luna), introduced in “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” but don’t expect the series to stick around longer than two seasons. That’s because the series, which precedes “Rogue One,” […]

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Andor Showrunner Tony Gilroy Says The Series Will Mess With Star Wars Canon, Which Always Ends Well

As part of their wonderful coverage of all things “Star Wars,” Vanity Fair has a new story focused solely on “Andor,” the upcoming Disney+ show that tells the backstory of Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor and how he became the true-believer Rebel fighter we first met in “Rogue One.” The article’s author, Anthony Breznican, did a wonderful […]

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Liam Neeson Would Only Return for ‘Star Wars’ Movie: ‘I’m a Bit of a Snob When It Comes to TV’

It appears, for the moment, that the future of the “Star Wars” universe is on television. While Disney’s trilogy of sequel movies did big business at the box office (despite dramatically different fan responses to the three films) spinoff movies like “Rogue One” and “Solo” gave the entertainment giant plenty of headaches. That, plus an […]

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‘Obi-Wan’: Hayden Christensen Watched ‘Clone Wars,’ ‘Rebels’ Shows to Prep for Playing Anakin Again

May the Force be with Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen.The “Star Wars” prequel alums reprise their respective roles as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader for the upcoming Disney+ series “Obi-Wan Kenobi,” premiering May 27, and both actors set out to educate themselves on the modern “Star Wars” canon.“I watched [all of the ‘Star Wars’ films] […]

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James Gunn Thinks Rogue One Is Underrated — And He’s Right

Drop everything, because James Gunn has spoken up about “Star Wars” and he thinks “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” is underrated. The director of “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2″ ought to know a thing or two about galaxies far, far away.Gunn recently took to Twitter to write, “I […]

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‘Dune’ Casting Director Francine Maisler on Diversity

When Frank Herbert wrote his science-fiction epic “Dune” in the 1960s, he instinctively made the crucial character of Liet Kynes a white man. But Denis Villeneuve sought a modern, diverse cast and he saw Kynes — who must convey integrity and authority while delicately juggling competing diplomatic interests — differently than Herbert. So in his […]

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Rogue One Writer Gary Whitta Teases Unproduced Scripts For Halo, Blade Runner, Godzilla, And More

Gary Whitta has been knocking about Hollywood for many years, having received his first screenwriting credit for “The Book of Eli,” the 2010 Hughes Brothers film starring Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman. Whitta co-wrote “After Earth” with M. Night Shyamalan, helped conceive the plot for “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story,” and wrote several episodes […]

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Tales From The Box Office: Rogue One Turned Two Lines Of Star Wars Text Into A Billion-Dollar Hit

One of the biggest moments in modern Hollywood history occurred in 2012, when it was revealed that Disney was purchasing Lucasfilm from founder George Lucas for more than $4 billion. Not only did it mean Disney was making another splashy acquisition, and that Lucas was cashing out in a big way. It meant, above all […]

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Riz Ahmed: ‘I am happiest when feeling challenged or overwhelmed’

The actor and rapper on social media, home-cooked curry and letting goBorn in London, Riz Ahmed, 38, studied politics, philosophy and economics at Oxford University. His films include Four Lions, Rogue One and Venom; he won an Emmy for his role in the miniseries The Night Of. He has been nominated for a best actor […]

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Diego Luna Talks How ‘Rogue One’ Influences the Spin-Off Prequel Series ‘Andor’

Among the plethora of Star Wars content headed to Disney+ over the next two to three years is the return of Rebel Alliance fighter Cassian Andor from Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Actor Diego Luna is reprising his role in Andor, a spin-off series that will take place before the events Rogue One, which […]

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