Robert Emms has joined the cast of the upcoming Disney+ Rogue One spinoff series Andor. The actor will join previously announced cast Diego Luna, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgard, Fiona Shaw, and Kyle Soller.
Emms is best known for his roles in Chernobyl and His Dark Materials.
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.
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.