Star Wars Cassian Andor Series Taps Director Toby Haynes to Replace Tony Gilroy

Star Wars Cassian Andor Series Taps Director Toby Haynes to Replace Tony Gilroy
Toby Haynes, the director best known for the brilliant “USS Callister” episode from Black Mirror season 4, will helm the Star Wars Cassian Andor Disney+ series, taking over from Rogue One writer Tony Gilroy, who is still set to serve as showrunner.

THR reports Haynes was tapped to take over directing duties due to Gilroy’s “concerns about traveling from New York to the U.K., where the series will shoot, amid the Covid-19 pandemic.”

Diego Luna is set to reprise his role as Rebel spy Cassian Andor in this Rogue One spinoff, with Alan Tudyk, Stellan Skarsgard, Kyle Soller, Adria Arjona, and Denise Gough filling out the cast. The series is part of the first batch of Star Wars live-action shows announced for Disney+, a slate that also includes an Obi-Wan Kenobi series.

Little is known about the plot of the Cassian show except that it’ll take place before the events of Rogue One,
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