Felicity Jones stars in the Star Wars prequel film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Despite his connection to Andorrahowever, Jones does not think he will return Andor Season 2.
Will Felicity Jones return for Andor Season 2?
Speaking to BBC One’s The One Show (via ComicBook.com), Jones was asked if she would return as Jyn Erso. Jyn is the daughter of Galen Erso, and goes on to help Cassian Andor steal the Death Star plans in Rogue One. According to Jones, he is not in the second season, but there is hope that Erso will appear in the future.
“I’m afraid to say I won’t, but I still have hope for Jyn Erso at some point to return. But no, sadly I will not be,” said Jones, before adding that he is actually not a big fan of repeating past roles. “I don’t want to repeat any of this [my characters]. It’s so funny – once you’ve done it and put them to bed, you’re ready for the next challenge.
In Rogue One, Erso and Andor both die at the end of the film. Not before they got the plans for the Death Star out of the hands of the Rebel Alliance, though. This sets the stage for Star Wars: A New Hope, and the destruction of intergalactic WMD.
Recently, Andor creator and showrunner Tony Gilroy noted that the final three episodes of Andor will happen. in the three days leading up to Rogue One. This will connect the series and the movie, as well as bring Cassian Andor’s story closer.
the Star Wars The prequel series also stars franchise alumni Forest Whitaker as Saw Gerrera, Genevieve O’Reilly as Mon Mothma, and Alan Tudyk as Cassian’s droid sidekick K-2SO. Additional cast included as well Star Wars newcomers Denise Gough, Stellan Skarsgård, Kyle Soller, and Adria Arjona.
Andorra is executive produced by showrunner Gilroy, who previously oversaw reshoots for A Rogue. Gilroy was initially expected to direct three episodes, but was forced to give up the position Dark Glassby Toby Haynes due to pandemic-related travel issues.