Andor fans, we have an exciting mini-update for the series' upcoming second season. While backstage at the 2023 Primetime Emmys, Diego Luna was interviewed by Variety, where he shared that he was only days away from finishing filming.
While talking about one of Andor's strengths is that it has an endpoint, he mentions offhand that he only has a few more days left to shoot. The interviewer asked how many more days were left. Luna answered:
"I have 7 days. Tomorrow I'm flying back to London, and we're finishing this."
He went on to describe the struggles of filming the series, having to deal with a global pandemic and the studio executives of the AMPTP dragging their feet during the WGA and SAG-AFTRA strikes. Luna shared:
"The first season we shot under very, very hard circumstances of the pandemic, and now the strikes this time. So, the party is gonna be worth it."
We already know that Andor's second season has been officially pushed back from its 2024 release. Tony Gilroy had to pause filming during the WGA strikes, and the actors paused in solidarity for the SAG-AFTRA strikes. The show will more than likely arrive in 2025.
Still, this is an exciting update that filming is coming to a close soon, at least for Diego Luna. It is still unknown at this time how much more filming is needed for the rest of the cast and crew. There is always the possibility for reshoots as well, which is completely normal for Hollywood and series like this. Being one step closer to the end of filming means that we are one step closer to getting the second season of Andor. Just a little more patience, and it should be here before we know it.
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