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Andor took its time coming however has completely proved well worth the wait. The primary three episodes of the brand new Star Wars present premiered on Disney Plus yesterday and the reception from each critics and followers has been extraordinarily constructive. On Rotten Tomatoes it’s on 89% with an 80% audience rating, with a lot reward for its cinematography, performances, and use of vast physical sets over virtual ones.
With the present having confirmed its value, star Diego Luna has taken to Twitter to thank the Andor group and underline how proud he’s of the present:
Yesterday we took the primary steps on an journey we’ll be on till a minimum of 2024. Andor will in the end encompass 24 episodes over two seasons, taking us as much as the place we first met Cassian simply forward of his heroic sacrifice on Scarif in Rogue One.
Some followers have questioned how invested we are able to get in a present wherein we all know precisely how the hero will die, however first up that applies to nearly each Star Wars property set earlier than the Unique Trilogy and secondly Andor is being billed as a Insurgent Alliance origin story as a lot as Andor’s journey.
Nonetheless it in the end shakes out we’re in for a deal with if Andor maintains the standard of its first three episodes. Trailers point out we’ll meet Genevieve Reilly’s Mon Mothma subsequent week, so ought to start seeing the primary constructing blocks of the Rebels and the way Andor goes to slot in with them.
Andor is airing Wednesdays on Disney Plus.