The Cassian Series Finds Its Writer

Another live-action Disney+ series continues to move forward, as the untitled series about Cassian Andor has found its writer.

According to Variety, Tony Gilroy will write the pilot of the series and direct some of the episodes as well. Gilroy is responsible for the reshoots on Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, which drastically changed the third act of the movie; which many feel to be its best part.

The untitled Cassian series is the third live-action Star Wars show on Disney+ following The Mandalorian and Obi-Wan. The Mandalorian is currently prepping to film its second season, there a rumors of some kind of Solo-spin off, and beyond that I’ve heard whispers of numerous other Star Wars shows for the streaming service in various stages of discussions to see if they’ll go forward.

Even though it’s a long wait until the next Star Wars movie in 2022, it sounds like Disney and Lucasfilm will use Disney+ to keep fans engaged during the wait…