Cassian Andor's new adventures are about to take an interesting direction. The Americans executive producer Stephen Schiff has just been confirmed as the showrunner of the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story prequel series.
According to Deadline, Schiff has been tapped to executive produce and serve as showrunner for Diego Luna's new show. It is still unclear if The Americans writer will also pen the episodes of the series.
Schiff is certainly a great choice to take over the Rogue One prequel. After all, his work on The Americans is truly inspired. His involvement in Luna's new show could mean that Cassian is set for amazing new spy adventures.
Luna has been vocal about his excitement for the new series. The Narcos: Mexico actor admitted that he is happy to reprise his role as the rebel spy.
"Going back to the Star Wars universe is very special for me. We have a fantastic adventure ahead of us, and this new exciting format will give us the chance to explore this character more deeply."
The Rogue One prequel isn't the only awesome show that got an exciting new addition this week. It was previously confirmed that Nick Nolte will be joining the cast of Jon Favreau's The Mandalorian. The Head Full of Honey star's role has not yet been revealed although there are speculations that Nolte will portray the lead character's mentor. Nolte is only the third actor to join the cast of the Star Wars show series after Pedro Pascal and Gina Carano.
The Cassian Andor show is expected to premiere on Disney+ in 2019.