Diego Luna, who plays Andor in Star Wars, claims that after taking his initial steps with the resistance in season 1, the character would continue to change in season 2. Approximately one year of Cassian’s existence has been covered in the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story prologue, which details his escape from Ferrix, the Aldhani theft, the Narkina 5 prison arc, and his sentimental return to Ferrix. Through the events of the first 12 episodes, Cassian transformed from a robber without a cause to a combatant with his own motivation.
Diego Luna discussed his experience as Cassian Andor in season 1 in an interview with Collider, and he hinted at what to expect from season 2 of the character. The actor hinted that the Disney+ series’ upcoming installment will feature a huge metamorphosis for his Star Wars character, saying he still has a long way to go before becoming the persona viewers first encountered in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Examine what Luna revealed below:
[I] think what happens also after prison and in the next episodes is that he understands really what he’s fighting against. He understands the need [for] a revolution because he understands what oppression means basically and how little freedom he has, and how unfair the world he lives in is. But there’s still so much for him to learn in terms of working as a team… The responsibility he takes on at the beginning of Rogue One is huge. Imagine what has to happen for someone to say he’s the right person to do it. Cassian Andor is going to be the person we’re going to trust with this. There’s a lot for him to discover and a big transformation to come. He’s really far from that.
How Andor is Transforming Cassian into an Outstanding Star Wars Character
Many fans had their doubts when the Andor series was first announced, but now that season 1 has concluded, showrunner Tony Gilroy and his crew have shown Cassian Andor is deserving of his own series. Although viewers had a very limited understanding of Cassian’s origins and how they shaped the way he was in the 2016 film, he was a good supporting character in Rogue One: A Star Wars Tale for a story about Jyn Erso. The program made the choice to highlight his struggles and final determination to join the struggle against oppression as a representation of each individual rebel’s struggle.
The pilot witnessed Cassian shoot two corporate security personnel and flee, proving that he wasn’t a pre-packaged hero. Without realizing it, he walked right into Lutheran Rael’s arms, who added him to the Aldhani robbery and placed him on the path to joining the Rebellion, even if he first didn’t believe it. The 12-episode duration of Andor season 1 allowed the plot to evolve naturally without resorting to clumsy plot devices, earning Cassian’s character development by sowing the seeds of his destiny in practically every scene through exquisite language and profound ideas.
What Can We Anticipate From Andor Season 2?
The second season of Andor is now under development, with a summer 2023 completion date anticipated. Luna’s remarks hint at Cassian’s character’s further growth, and other members of the cast and crew have provided information on the tenacious antagonist Dedra Meero, the frightened senator Mon Mothma, and the troubled soul Lutheran Rael. In season 1, the show’s focus grew significantly beyond the eponymous figure, laying the groundwork for several narrative lines that Star Wars fans have already been speculating about. Although a precise release date for Andor 2 has not yet been determined, Tony Gilroy has announced that it is anticipated to be released in 2024.