Star Wars: Andor (2022): S01E04 – Aldhani


Introduction

Andor, also known as Star Wars: Andor, is an American science-fiction action-adventure television series created by Tony Gilroy for the streaming service Disney+. It is the fourth live-action series in the Star Wars franchise, as well as a prequel to both the spin-off film Rogue One (2016) and the original Star Wars film (1977).

The series follows thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian Andor during the five years that lead to the events of the two above-mentioned films.

The first season of Andor premiered on Disney+ on 21 September 2022, with three episodes, to positive reviews from critics. The rest of the season’s episodes were released weekly through 23 November. A second season is currently being filmed in the UK. It will conclude the series, and lead into the events of Rogue One.

Outline

Luthen takes Cassian to the planet Aldhani, asking him to join a sabotage mission there. Cassian is reluctant but eventually agrees. Luthen asks him to use a pseudonym among the rebels, and Cassian chooses ‘Clem’. Vel, the rebel group’s leader, introduces him to the rest of the group but keeps Luthen’s involvement a secret. They explain to Cassian that they plan on stealing the payroll of an Imperial sector from a key Imperial supply hub, taking advantage of a rare natural phenomenon in Aldhani’s sky to escape since their getaway vehicle is slow. Meanwhile on Coruscant, Luthen, posing as an antiques dealer, meets with Senator Mon Mothma, and they discuss challenges in keeping their opposition to the Empire hidden. Karn goes to live with his mother after being castigated and fired. Imperial Security Bureau (ISB) lieutenant Dedra Meero seeks access and authority over the Ferrix incident, but is opposed by a colleague and a senior officer.

Star Wars Series

You can find a full index and overview of Star Wars: Andor here.

Production & Filming Details

  • Release Date: 28 September 2022.
  • Running time: 38-57 minutes.
  • Rating: 15.
  • Country: US.
  • Language: English.

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