Andor gets the second-highest rating in Star Wars history, just behind The Mandalorian – Proving Dark and Gritty Works on Disney+

Since the release of The Mandalorianwe kept seeing more series from the star wars universe including The Book of Boba Fett and Obi-Wan Kenobi. Now the studio has released another ambitious production called Andor.

Diego Luna is reprising the role of Cassian Andor for the series.

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Set 5 years before the events of A thug, This is the backstory of one of the film’s main characters, Cassian Andor played by Diego Luna. We see old characters such as Saw Gerrera and Mon Mothma return and many new ones feature in the series.

Receiving Andor from Disney+

Released on September 21, the series garnered largely positive reviews. On Rotten Tomatoes it has an 87% critical rating, higher than Obi-Wan Kenobi at 82% and the controversial end of the sequels, The Rise of Skywalker at 52%.

The series will have two seasons of 12 episodes.

only beaten by The Mandalorian at 93%, it’s still a major achievement for the studio as it follows the journey of a lesser-known character. Since critics have given the series the green light, we can expect plenty of casual viewers to tune in as well.

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After the treatment of Boba Fett’s Book by the studio disappointed many fans, it took production to redeem itself. Whereas Obi Wan Kenobi did well, the studio needed a series with a lesser known character to succeed and it ended up being Andor.

Will Disney Release Darker Work?

Given the release of a much more original production with a more serious and dark take, this could be the catalyst for Disney to introduce darker productions. It largely refrains from gore and adult themes to access a wider user base and continue its child-friendly policy.

After the first 3 episodes are released together, the rest will be released weekly.

The dark theme has been seen to succeed under the Marvel studio subsidiary, with dead Pool and Logan. As star wars also has many darker stories to adapt from his comics and novels, including The Ghosts of Vader’s Castle and dark legends, the possibilities are limitless.

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On the other hand, many fans fear that the dark crime series daredevil would also become a messy comedy like She-Hulk: Lawyer on his return as Daredevil: Born Again. But the success of Andor could be an indication that daredevil will remain tonally unchanged.

Andor is now streaming on Disney+.

Source: ScreenRant

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