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How Old is Cassian Andor? Rogue One and Andor Timeline Explained

**Warning – Spoilers ahead for Andor**

Rebel alliance member Cassian Andor is sharing his origin story with Star Wars fans within Disney Plus’ Andor series and we explain how old the protagonist is.

Andor’s triple-bill premiere ended with Cassian fleeing Fennix with the guarded Luthen, leaving behind his adopted mother Maarva, love interest Bix, and loyal droid B2EMO.

Created by Tony Gilroy for Disney Plus, Andor is a prequel series to Star Wars spin-off Rogue One, returning Diego Luna as Cassian Andor. Set five years before the Jyn Erso-led project, Andor also stars Genevieve O’Reilly, Stellan Skarsgård, Adria Arjona, Denise Gough, Kyle Soller, and Fiona Shaw.

Andor | Official Trailer | DisneyPlus

Andor | Official Trailer | DisneyPlus

How Old is Cassian Andor?

Cassian Jeron Andor is 21 years old during the events of Andor Episodes 1-3.

The Rebel team member is confirmed to have been born in BBY 26 (Before the Battle of Yavin) on his home planet of Kenari, before moving to Fennix. However, his official documents stated he was born on Fest to conceal his true home.

Since we know Rogue One took place in BBY 0, that means Cassian was 26 years old when he died.

Furthermore, Andor takes place five years before the events of Rogue One, putting Cassian’s age at 21 years old during the first season of the prequel series.

Andor – Cr. Lucasfilm, Disney Plus. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM

Andor and Rogue One’s Timeline Explained

Andor’s events will be leading up to Rogue One and Season 1 of the Disney Plus series will span one entire year, with Season 2 filling in the remaining four years.

Cassian was approximately 12 years old when Andor’s Kenari flashbacks took place, putting these events before the end of the Clone Wars, as suggested by the crashed Republic vessel.

Rogue One is set in BBY 0, days before A New Hope begins, and the stand-alone movie also shows flashbacks to BBY 13.

Andor – Cr. Lucasfilm, Disney Plus. ©2022 Lucasfilm Ltd. & TM

Andor Episode Guide and Release Schedule

Andor Season 1 will have 12 episodes in its count and the series has already been green-lit for a second season.

The following schedule confirms that the Andor finale will debut on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.

Below, we have outlined Andor’s release schedule on Disney Plus in full and the series will not have individual episode titles:

  • Episode 1 – September 21, 2022
  • Episode 2 – September 21, 2022
  • Episode 3 – September 21, 2022
  • Episode 4 – September 28, 2022
  • Episode 5 – October 5, 2022
  • Episode 6 – October 12, 2022
  • Episode 7 – October 19, 2022
  • Episode 8 – October 26, 2022
  • Episode 9 – November 2, 2022
  • Episode 10 – November 9, 2022
  • Episode 11 – November 16, 2022
  • Episode 12 – November 23, 2022

By Jo Craig – [email protected]

Andor is now streaming on Disney Plus.

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Jo Craig

Jo Craig is a staff writer at GRV Media reporting pop culture content on Forever Geek and brainstorming with the HITC Entertainment team. After nearly a decade in the game, Jo finds dissecting Marvel trailers for hours standard practice and still finds time to review, analyse, and research film, anime, video games and everything on the nerdy spectrum. Maintaining a strong social media presence, Jo’s passion for contributing to the geek culture community is a staple in their work and the spark behind vibrant discussions with comrades, even though some disagree that The Lord of the Rings is the best franchise.

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