Diego Luna's ROGUE ONE Character Is Getting His Very Own TV Show

Star Wars Film Rogue One to Get Prequel Series at Disney's Streaming Service; Diego Luna to Reprise Role

The streaming service was previously said to be called Disney Play, but that was a awful title and Disney+ allows the company to follow in the footsteps of ESPN+, the sports subscription streaming service which Disney already owns.

While Rogue One was subjected to intense scrutiny over the reshoots that took place under the stewardship of Tony Gilroy, the film was a smash hit at the box office, earning more than $1 billion worldwide. The show will be set in the early years of the Rebellion, and actor Diego Luna is set to reprise his role as the character.

What are your thoughts on this new series? It will star Tom Hiddleston and be available on Disney+, the company's new streaming service.

Disney's family-friendly movies, now running on Netflix, will eventually switch over to Disney+, alongside its slate of original exclusive programs.

Disney also confirmed that the service is developing a live-action Marvel series focused on Loki, a character from the Avengers.

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It will be central to the space station's operations, as astronauts will live there and control the entire station from inside it. In August, the space station's crew had to plug up an air leak in a Russian Soyuz spacecraft that's now docked to the station.

Jon Favreau is now hard at work on The Mandalorian, but we still don't know who will be running things with this new untitled Cassian Andor series. According to a press release the new series "will explore tales filled with espionage and daring missions to restore hope to a galaxy in the grip of a ruthless Empire".

According to Iger, the service will launch in the US during late 2019.

There's no word yet on when the show will debut on Disney+ but the company is hopeful to begin production in 2019.

Luna said in a statement that the format would be a chance to "explore this character more deeply".

The Fox acquisition brings Disney a roster of talented television and film executives who, together with their Disney counterparts, can create "a lot more" original programming for Hulu. We don't know who else is gonna be in it, when it'll premiere, or who's gonna be writing or directing it.

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