Production of the second season of Andor is halted due to an actors’ strike

Accordingly meetingLucasfilms Andor Due to the ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike, production of Season 2 is expected to be halted.

Prior to this latest delay, filming of the Diego Luna-led Star Wars series was reportedly nearing completion in the UK. According to the channel’s sources, production on the acclaimed Disney+ series is currently continuing at Pinewood Studios without any cast members being part of SAG-AFTRA.

More than two months after the start of the writers’ strike and a week after the start of the actors’ strike, there was still no progress in WGA’s and SAG’s separate negotiations with the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

What can you expect in Andor Season 2?

In Andor, Diego Luna reprises his role as Cassian Andor. Set five years before the events of Rogue One, the series follows the adventures of the titular Rebel spy during the Rebellion’s formative years. The season is scheduled to premiere in August 2024 and is expected to include time skips involving Andor’s missions for the Rebel Alliance.

Franchise alumni Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera, Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma, and Alan Tudyk as Cassian’s droid sidekick K-2SO also return for season two, along with Denise Gough, Stellan SkarsgĂ„rd, Kyle Soller, and Adria Arjona.

Andor is executive producer to showrunner and creator Gilroy, who previously directed the re-shoots of Rogue One. Gilroy was originally set to direct three episodes but was forced to relinquish the position to Black Mirror’s Toby Haynes due to pandemic-related travel issues.