Sounds like Star Wars: Andor season 2 is getting pushed to 2025

(Center, left): Kino Loy (Andy Serkis) in Lucasfilm's ANDOR, exclusively on Disney+. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved.
(Center, left): Kino Loy (Andy Serkis) in Lucasfilm's ANDOR, exclusively on Disney+. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved. /

Apologies to the Star Wars faithful: it looks like the second season of Andor, a spy drama that's as gritty and challenging as anything in the Star Wars universe is ever likely to get, is getting pushed back to 2025. According to IGN, the show doesn't appear on Disney's schedule of series coming in 2024.

Originally, Andor season 2 was thought to have an August 2024 premiere date, as announced at the Star Wars Celebration earlier this year. But that was before the writers and actors of Hollywood went on strike. While both of those strikes are now resolved, the disruption to production may have set things back for this, the best Star Wars show Disney has yet produced.

The second season of Andor will also be its last. While it may not make the 2024 schedule, plenty of other Star Wars shows will, including a teen-friendly show called Skeleton Crew and a series called The Acolyte, which is set many years before even the Star Wars prequel trilogy.

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Hayden Christensen wants to continue playing Anakin Skywalker

Speaking of the prequels, fans got to see Hayden Christensen back in action as Anakin Skywalker this year in Star Wars: Ahsoka, which may or may not get another season; we haven't heard anything official yet. And before that, he appeared as Darth Vader in Star Wars: Obi-Wan Kenobi. To hear him tell it to Entertainment Weekly, returning to play Anakin may have reignited his passion for acting in general:

"It's definitely reignited a spark in me to want to work more. And prior to coming back to Obi-Wan, I'd sort of taken a long break from acting, but now I'm in a place where I am reading a lot, and if I can find a project that I'm passionate about, then that's definitely the aim."

And that may well include more Star Wars projects. "I would love to get to do more, and I'd love to get to continue with Star Wars and we'll see," Christensen said. "I don't know what the future holds, and if such an opportunity presents itself, I'll be there with a big smile on my face. And if it doesn't, I feel really grateful for getting to come back and getting to do the work that I did in bothObi-Wan and Ahsoka."

"Every time I've gotten to swing a lightsaber, it's been a good day," he finished. So say we all.

(L-R): Captain Enoch (Wes Chatham) and Grand Admiral Thrawn (Lars Mikkelsen) in Lucasfilm's STAR WARS: AHSOKA, exclusively on Disney+. ©2023 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM. All Rights Reserved /

Whether or not Ahsoka gets another season, the big villain it introduced -- Thrawn, played by Lars Mikkelsen -- will definitely be back. Ahsoka set him up not just as a villain for this show, but for the Star Wars universe as a whole. I wouldn't be surprised if the Mandalorian and Baby Yoda eventually tangled with him.

Star Wars mastermind Dave Filoni teased some of what we can expect from Thrawn while speaking to Empire. “We set up Captain Pellaeon in The Mandalorian, and that’s a character that goes with Thrawn, so I’d love to see the two of them together,” he said, referencing a brief appearance from Empire officer Gilad Pellaeon. We could also see Thrawn clash with Hera (Mary Elizabeth Winstead), with whom Thrawn often clashed in the Star Wars Rebels animated show. “Pitting the two generals against one another is something that I find interesting.”

Lars Mikkelsen himself also weighed in on what's next for Thrawn. Thrawn will want to “straighten out all the others and tidy up the shop,” Mikkelsen said. “I could imagine something in terms of a power play within the Empire.”

Some of these characters could show up in Star Wars: Skeleton Crew, which is set around roughly the same time as Ahsoka and The Mandalorian. Disney is aiming for a story told across multiple series, which could be exhilarating or exhausting depending on your point of view.

Skeleton Crew will be out sometime in 2024.

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