Star Wars: Andor Episode Guide – Release Date, Cast, and More

Andor debuts its first three episodes today.

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The next live-action Star Wars series is here, as Star Wars: Andor debuted its first three episodes today on Disney Plus. This latest series serves as a prequel to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, with Diego Luna reprising his role as Cassian Andor.

Star Wars: Andor is available to stream right now. If you're wondering what it's about or how you can watch it yourself, take a look at the information below to see why Andor is exactly what Star Wars needed.

How to Watch Star Wars: Andor Online

Star Wars: Andor will be available to stream exclusively on Disney Plus. The first three episodes will be released on September 21. Subsequent episodes will be released each Wednesday through November 23.

Star Wars: Andor Episode Release Schedule

There will be 12 episodes in each of Andor's first and second seasons. Official runtimes have not been announced, but based on the previous live-action Star Wars shows, 30–50-minute episodes are a safe bet. The release schedule is as follows:

  • Episode 1 (September 21) -- Read our Andor Premiere Review.
  • Episode 2 (September 21)
  • Episode 3 (September 21)
  • Episode 4 (September 28)
  • Episode 5 (October 5)
  • Episode 6 (October 12)
  • Episode 7 (October 19)
  • Episode 8 (October 26)
  • Episode 9 (November 2)
  • Episode 10 (November 9)
  • Episode 11 (November 16)
  • Episode 12 (November 23)

What's Star Wars: Andor About?

Star Wars: Andor is a prequel series to the spinoff movie Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, set five years before the attack on the Empire. Here's the official synopsis from Disney:

"The Andor series will explore a new perspective from the Star Wars galaxy, focusing on Cassian Andor’s journey to discover the difference he can make. The series brings forward the tale of the burgeoning rebellion against the Empire and how people and planets became involved. It’s an era filled with danger, deception, and intrigue where Cassian will embark on the path that is destined to turn him into a rebel hero."

Star Wars: Andor Cast

Star Wars: Andor is developed by Rogue One co-writer Tony Gilroy. It stars the following actors:

  • Diego Luna as Cassian Andor
  • Genevieve O'Reilly as Mon Mothma
  • Stellan Skarsgård as Luthen Rael
  • Adria Arjona as Bix Caleen
  • Kyle Soller as Syril
  • Denise Gough as Dedra Meero
  • Fiona Shaw as Maarva

Where to Watch Other Live-Action Star Wars Shows

Andor is Disney Plus's fourth live-action Star Wars show. The three others — The Mandalorian, The Book of Boba Fett, and Obi-Wan Kenobi — are all streaming exclusively on Disney Plus. Follow the links below to get started with the first episode of each:

The Mandalorian

The Book of Boba Fett

Obi-Wan Kenobi

Upcoming Star Wars Projects

Wondering what else you can expect from Star Wars in the future? Take a look at our guide to all upcoming Star Wars shows and movies for a glimpse into a galaxy far, far away.


Need even more Star Wars in your life? Check out our list of the best Star Wars movies and how to watch Star Wars in order.

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