In September, information broke that Black Mirror director Toby Haynes was changing Tony Gilroy because the helmer of the primary three episodes of Disney+’s “Rogue One” prequel sequence over COVID-related journey points relating to Gilroy’s journey between New York and the U.Ok. (Gilroy stays showrunner and government producer). Since that point, issues have been fairly quiet- after which Diego Luna (Narcos) checked in with Jimmy Kimmel on Kimmel’s late-night ABC discuss present. Wish to guess the place he was on the time? London. Wish to know why he was there? That is proper, work is underway on the “Star Wars” universe sequence. Within the clip under, Luna explains to Kimmel why the sequence continues to be a captivating one even whenever you already know what the ending’s going to be and solutions in all probability one of many geekiest-worded questions within the historical past of geeky questions.
Together with the “Rogue One” spinoff, Luna additionally discusses what life is like together with his kids on set, why he wasn’t a giant fan of the vacations when he was little, his movie Wander Darkly, his involvement in The Princess Bride charity initiative, and extra:
In August because the sequence’ manufacturing schedule was nonetheless in flux, Luna defined that whereas it was necessary to get again to work the precedence ought to be targeted on the well being and security of everybody concerned earlier than a single scene was filmed. “Capturing is beginning world wide, so slowly we’re going again, however there is no rush. To me, what this pandemic delivered to my consideration is that there [are] priorities,” Luna defined. “We’ve to be cautious and we’ve to be clever on when and the way to return. And the how is a very powerful, as a result of if we return to be who we had been, we have wasted our alternative, we wasted a significant alternative of rethinking and reinventing a lot of the stuff we believed was essential and important that clearly just isn’t.”
With unique movie co-writer Gilroy serving as showrunner (after Stephen Schiff exited the place), the untitled live-action Star Wars universe sequence Rogue One focuses on Cassian Andor’s adventures throughout the early days of the Rise up and the rising risk of the Empire set 5 years earlier than the occasions of the critically-acclaimed 2016 movie. The sequence additionally stars Alan Tudyk (Doom Patrol, Firefly) as droid Ok-2SO, Stellan Skarsgard (Chernobyl), Kyle Soller (Brexit), and reportedly Genevieve O’Reilly (reprising Mon Mothma, the politician who opposed the Empire and helped discovered the Insurgent Alliance), Denise Gough (Angels in America), and Adria Arjona (6 Underground, Morbius).