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Ben Mendelsohn to Reportedly Return as Krennic in ‘Andor’ Series

Yesterday, we shared that Forest Whitaker will reportedly reprise his role as Saw Gerrera in “Andor” and now it seems another member of the Rogue One: A Star Wars Story cast will be returning as well.  The Direct is reporting that Ben Mendelsohn will reprise his role as Orson Krennic in the Disney+ series however this news has yet to be confirmed by Disney or Lucasfilm.

“Andor” follows the adventures of Rebel spy Cassian Andor during the formative years of the Rebellion five years prior to the events of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. The rousing spy thriller will explore tales filled with espionage and daring missions to restore hope to a galaxy in the grip of a ruthless Empire.

Previously announced cast includes Diego Luna, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgard, Fiona Shaw, Kyle Soller and Robert Emms.

Ben Caron and Susanna White are directing the project.   Writers include Stephen Schiff and Tony Gilroy.

Filming is currently underway in the United Kingdom and slated to finish this summer. “Andor” will reportedly consist of 12 episodes and debut on Disney+ sometime in 2022.

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