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DarkStar Star Wars Character Database: Cassian Andor

15 May 2023  |  Captain Rex

Cassian Andor - The Resourceful Rebel Intelligence Officer

Cassian Andor is a key character in the Star Wars universe, first introduced in the film Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. As a dedicated and resourceful Rebel Alliance intelligence officer, Cassian plays a vital role in the fight against the Galactic Empire.

Character Description

Born on the planet Fest, Cassian Andor grew up during the rise of the Galactic Empire. After losing his family at a young age, he joined the Rebel Alliance and became an accomplished intelligence officer and pilot. Cassian is known for his unwavering loyalty, strategic mind, and willingness to make difficult decisions for the greater good.

Throughout Rogue One, Cassian works alongside protagonist Jyn Erso and a diverse group of rebels to steal the Death Star plans, a mission that ultimately leads to the destruction of the Empire's superweapon. Despite facing numerous challenges, Cassian demonstrates courage, determination, and a strong moral compass, ultimately sacrificing himself for the Rebellion.

Cassian's story will be further explored in the upcoming Disney+ series, Star Wars: Andor, set to delve into his past and his experiences as a spy and soldier in the years leading up to the events of Rogue One.

Appearances in Star Wars Media

  • Film: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story - Cassian plays a pivotal role in the film as a central character, working closely with Jyn Erso to steal the Death Star plans.
  • TV Series: Star Wars: Andor (upcoming) - This Disney+ series will focus on Cassian's backstory and his life as a Rebel Alliance intelligence officer before the events of Rogue One.
  • Comics: Star Wars: Rogue One - Cassian & K-2SO Special - This one-shot comic tells the story of how Cassian first met the reprogrammed Imperial droid K-2SO.
  • Various other novels, comics, and games in the Star Wars canon - Cassian's influence can be felt throughout the Star Wars universe, and he makes appearances in multiple forms of media.
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