Andor,  Prequel Trilogy

New casting announced for Cassian Andor live-action series, including Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma

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From StarWars.com:

“The actor who portrayed Mon Mothma in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is among four new cast members just announced for the live-action Cassian Andor series coming to Disney+.

Star Diego Luna will be joined by Genevieve O’Reilly, who will reprise her role as Mon Mothma (Rogue One, Tin Can), as well as newly-announced co-stars Stellan Skarsgard (Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Good Will Hunting), Denise Gough (Collett, Angels in America) and Kyle Stoller (Anna Karenina, The Titan).

Tony Gilroy, who co-wrote Rogue One, will write, direct and serve as showrunner for the series, which takes place five years before the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Additional writers on the series include Dan Gilroy (Nightcrawler), Beau Willimon (House of Cards), and Stephen Schiff (The Americans).

A release date for the series has not yet been announced.”

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Note: O’Reilly played Mothma for the first time in Star Wars: Episode III – Revenge of the Sith, but most of her scenes were deleted.

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