The new series stars Diego Luna as Cassian Andor and is a prequel to the 2016 film "Rogue One". Genevieve O'Reilly, Stellan Skarsgard, Adria Arjona, Dennis Gough, Kyle Soler and Fiona Shaw also star, and Forrest Whitaker reprises his role of Saw Gerrera.
Luna is executive producing the series, which was created by "Rogue One" co-writer Tony Gilroy, who also directed five episodes of the series, including the pilot.
It's the beginning of the genesis of a revolution, and it's a beautiful story because it reminds us of what we are capable of, what we are all capable of. There's no Jedis around - it's people to take control."