Andor Was Ready to Drop Star Wars’ First F-Bomb

screenshot: lucasfilm One thing that always confused me about Andor was why Fiona Shaw—a Shakespearean actor extraordinaire and multiple award-winning star of stage, screen, and TV—would have accepted the small, muted role of Maarva Andor, Cassian’s adoptive mother. That is, until I saw the series finalewhere Shaw’s massive talents were put to perfect use—well, almost … Read more

A Perfectly Andor Star Wars Reveal

Andor (Diego Luna) looks towards his future. picture: lucasfilm As the final credits rolled on what has been some of the best Star Wars of all timeyou almost didn’t want to see Andor do anything that might be considered derivative of modern blockbuster entertainment. No big cameos, no huge surprises, just good old-fashioned storytelling. But … Read more

Studio Ghibli Might Be Making A Baby Yoda Show

picture: Lucasfilm/Disney Studio Ghibli, The famous Japanese animation studio behind classics like Princess Mononoke and Spirited Awaand has spent the past few days teasing a possible collaboration with Lucasfilm and starwars on its official Twitter. And there’s some evidence that it might be a Baby Yoda aka Grogu show based on a previous leak and … Read more

Andor Season 2 Drew Inspiration From a Mystery Summer Film

What movie is he talking about, Cassian?picture: lucasfilm three weeks still remain in Andor season one but the creation of season two is well underway. He’s showrunner Tony Gilroy and his team are hard at work getting ready to film the show’s final 12 episodes—and in a new interview, the man behind rogue one and … Read more

Andy Serkis Talks Kino Loy, Coming Back to Star Wars

picture: Disney/Lucasfilm Over the past month and a half, Andor has proven itself to be a pretty excellent show, and its cast is a big reason why. In each arc thus far, Cassian (Diego Luna) has drawn in a variety of different characters into his often chaotic orbit who are, like him, trying to get … Read more

Andor Episode 8 Gave Us a Queer Classic Camera Transition

screenshot: lucasfilm Andor gets a good deal right—very right, even—about a lot of things in starwarsbut it’s slowly but surely learning how to do one thing even better: cinematic tropes in the galaxy far, far away are even better when they’re queer. After the events of the Aldhani heist rippled throughout the galaxyit seemed unlikely … Read more

Andor’s Soundtrack Is Now Streaming, Great Club Music Included

screenshot: lucasfilm Andor does so much, so well, in a way that it makes itself feel unlike any other piece of starwars while also being the starwars-iest thing around. Its music is just one highlight of that, and this week the show gave us a hypnotic beat that we can’t get out of our heads—and … Read more

Andor Indiana Jones Easter Egg: Luthan Rael Sankara Stones

Luthen has some very cool trinkets in his home.picture: lucasfilm storywise, Andor may be avoiding the reference-heavy tropes of other starwars Disney+ Shows but there’s still plenty going on for eagle-eyed fans to analyze. Last week, it was the rakatan invaders; this week, in “The Ax Forgets,” we learned that one of the characters owns … Read more

Do They Love Star Wars So Much It’s Bad?

JJ Abrams directing Star Wars: The Force Awakens.picture: lucasfilm One of the biggest shifts in starwars history happened when the fans got control. That’s not how history would phrase it, but after Disney purchased the franchise, it was the first time people who grew up loving the films were finally given a chance to make … Read more

Genevieve O’Reilly Teases Mon Mothma’s Star Wars Andor Arc

picture: lucasfilm the Spy Kids reboot has finished filming. Get another look at Disney’s rapidly-incoming pinocchio remake Terry Silver wants you to be a winner in a new cobra kai teaser. Plus, what’s coming on House of the Dragonand Rick and Morty gets its shill on ahead of the new season. Spoiler now! The Dead … Read more