Bad news for fans hoping we would get back to the Ferrix crew sooner rather than later. It seems that Andor Season 2's release date has been pushed back to 2025 at the earliest, according to Comicbook.com.
Disney UK (which keep in mind occasionally has different dates from their US counterparts) released their scheduled for 2024. The Star Wars line up included Skeleton Crew and The Acolyte but Andor Season 2 was notably missing. This means, as of right now, it is not slated to be on the 2024 scheduled. This could always be changed at a later date, but that might not be likely.
Originally announced at 2023's Star Wars Celebration, Andor's Season 2 was set to debut in the back half of 2024, possibly in August. However, due to how long studio executives (including Disney thanks to Bob Iger) dragged their feet during negotiations during the SAG-AFTRA and WGA strikes this summer, Andor being delayed was always a possibility. We wrote about how the strikes effected each upcoming Star Wars project here. It's disappointing for fans that the corporate greed of these studios in turn impacted these series we love so much.
At least there are some series on the horizon, though 2024 will not be as packed as this year. Skeleton Crew and The Acolyte are still on the way. As animation wasn't under SAG-AFTRA or the WGA since they're under The Animation Guild or TAG for short, any animated projects like The Bad Batch, Young Jedi Adventures, and Tales of the Jedi Season 2 would not be impacted. If you're looking to fill in the Star Wars gaps, this might be a good time to give the books and comics a try. There's several projects coming to help celebrate The Phantom Menace's 25th anniversary.
If anything changes with these release dates, we'll share it and future news here at Dork Side of the Force.