Diego Luna to star in "Star Wars" TV series

10 November, 2018, 17:20 | Author: Dominic Spencer
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Star Wars will also be receiving quite the special treatment with a new season of The Clone Wars, as well as a prequel movie to Rogue One with Diego Luna returning as character Cassian Andor. The new series will recount tales of Andor's adventures before the events of Rogue One.

Beyond that, we've heard about a few other shows in the works which will most likely appear on Disney+.

Luna said in a statement that the format would be a chance to "explore this character more deeply".

Disney+ is one of several efforts from the media giant to compete with Netflix and other streaming services in the direct-to-consumer, internet-delivered video market, bypassing traditional distributors that now provide billions of dollars in revenue to the company.

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Perhaps one of the most highly anticipated is Jon Favreau's upcoming live-action Star Wars series, The Mandalorian, which according to Iger, isn't the only live action Star Wars series in development at Disney+.

Something to look forward to: We've known for a while that Disney's streaming service is arriving next year. Now over a year in-the-making, Disney+ is expected to launch in late 2019 with an anticipated line-up of new and original shows and movies.


Yes, Disney is about to make some new Star Wars content again.

The other major spin-off announced was a show based around perennial Marvel villain Loki.

The actor will reprise his Rogue One: A Star Wars Story character, Cassian Andor, in a spy thriller series for Disney's streaming service, Disney Plus, the studio announced on Thursday.

Diego Luna will return to play the lead role. A release date has not yet been announced.

Disney+ is scheduled to launch in the U.S. in January 2019, though no projected timeframe has been given for the service's arrival in other territories. This may prompt eager "Star Wars" fans to visit the west coast version of the land first, as Galaxy's Edge is planned to be identical in both parks.

It also brings up the question once again, and maybe Disney is testing the waters, which is why it has greenlit another TV series, are live-action TV series the future?

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