During the opening panel at Star Wars Celebration, the first trailer for Andor was released along with an August release date!
Holy crap this trailer is amazing. Just watch:
During the panel, they revealed the first season of Andor takes place five years before Rogue One and will cover about a year’s worth of time. The second season (which starts filming this Fall) will cover the other four years and lead directly into Rogue One’s opening.
The “Andor” series will explore a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings forward the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It’s an era filled with danger, deception and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a rebel hero.
Andor premieres on Disney+ on August 31st with a two-episode premiere.